We have a large team of clinical nurse specialists and key workers who support patients of all ages throughout their pathway.

Nurse Consultant

IRP_2_451a GF resized.jpgI am a Macmillan Nurse Consultant for Cancer and Supportive Care. As the Lead Cancer Nurse at RNOH and the Sarcoma Clinical Lead I am responsible for the quality and development of cancer services. I am the nurse representative on the Sarcoma Advisory Group.

I am a highly experienced cancer nurse and I support patients and families throughout their care. I manage nurse led clinics for patients referred with a suspected sarcoma and a follow up clinic supporting patients after cancer treatment. I have studied at Diploma, Degree and Master’s level.

Days of work: 09.00-17.00 on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Contact details:

0203 947 0458 julie.woodford@nhs.net

Sarcoma nursing team secretary: Mitika Nandha 0208 909 5878 m.nandha@nhs.net

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

IRP_2_460a GF resize.jpgMy primary role is to clinically assess and initiate investigations for people who have been referred by their GP with a suspected sarcoma. I perform a telephone clinic for those whose results exclude a sarcoma and can be discharged back to the GP. I also provide follow-up for people who have completed treatment for soft tissue sarcoma and require surveillance.

I have completed a BSc Oncology Nursing, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Strategic Leadership and Expert Practice.

Contact Details:

0203 947 0458 joannecoleman@nhs.net

Sarcoma nursing team secretary: Mitika Nandha 0208 909 5878 m.nandha@nhs.net

AMcT 2021.jpgI have worked within the speciality of sarcoma for over 20 years, and my current role is primarily to see patients on surveillance, having completed treatment for sarcoma.

Prior to this I was part of the clinical nurse specialist team for a number of years, and have a previous background of facilitating some of our research projects into the treatment of sarcoma.

I work part time, Mondays and Fridays.

Contact details:

c/o 020 3447 7235

Adult Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS's)

Suzy Day.jpgI am one of the nurses in the Adult Sarcoma Clinical Nurse Specialist team. My role involves meeting patients at diagnosis and guiding them through their cancer journey, including treatment and follow-up. I provide ongoing support to patients and their family.

I am an experienced cancer nurse with previous roles working on oncology wards and as a chemotherapy nurse.

 

lucy denny pic resize.jpgI work ​​​​​​​as part of the Sarcoma Clinical Nurse Specialist Team at RNOH. My role is to provide continued support and information to patients and families throughout the cancer treatment pathway and follow up. I have worked in Cancer Care since qualifying as a Nurse in 2016 and obtained a Graduate Diploma in Cancer Practice from The Royal Marsden.

Contact details:

0203 947 0458 lucy.denny@nhs.net

Sarcoma nursing team secretary: Mitika Nandha 0208 909 5878 m.nandha@nhs.net

louise2.jpgMy role is to provide information and support to people who are diagnosed with cancer. I make contact with people pre-diagnosis, and give continued support throughout the treatment pathway and follow-up.

Previous to the Clinical Nurse Specialist role, I worked for many years as a senior nurse on an orthopaedic ward, specialising in the surgical treatment of sarcomas.

Contact details:

0203 947 0458 louise.gillings@nhs.net

Sarcoma nursing team secretary: Mitika Nandha 0208 909 5878 m.nandha@nhs.net

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IRP_105_CROP resize.jpgI work as part of the Sarcoma Clinical Nurse Specialist team, providing support and information to patients and their families; ranging from information about their diagnosis through to treatment and follow up. I have extensive experience in cancer care, having always worked within this speciality.

Contact details:

020 3447 2527 / 07946 541344 UCLH.sarcomacns@nhs.net

Ariana resize.jpgI’m part of the Sarcoma Clinical Nurse Specialist team. My role is to provide support and information to patients and their families throughout their sarcoma journey.

I have been working with oncology patients since 2014 and this has allowed me to improve my knowledge and experience in this area. I have also developed an interest in palliative care and symptom control.

Contact details:

020 3447 2527 / 07946 541344

UCLH.sarcomacns@nhs.net

WILLIS Nicolaresize.jpgMy role is to provide information and support to people who are diagnosed with cancer. I make contact with people pre-diagnosis, and give continued support throughout the treatment pathway and follow-up.

I have spent the past 5 years studying aspects surrounding palliative care, and have combined these courses to complete my degree.

Previous to the Clinical Nurse Specialist role, I worked for many years as a senior nurse on an orthopaedic ward, specialising in the surgical treatment of sarcomas.

Contact details:

0203 947 0458 nicolawillis@nhs.net

Sarcoma nursing team secretary: Mitika Nandha 0208 909 5878 m.nandha@nhs.net

Paediatric, Teenage and Young Adult Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS's)

Caroline Newton resize.jpgI work with patients aged 13- 19 years old with sarcoma, in an inpatient, in clinic and within an ambulatory care setting. I work as a key worker with teenagers and their families and support them from diagnosis and through their cancer journey.

I have an interest in psychological support for teenager and their families and am setting up a mindfulness group for teenagers and young adults who are off treatment. I am involved with the bereavement support network for parents and families.

Contact details:

07852 221150 caroline.newton1@nhs.net

Specialist Radiographer

Clare David resize.jpegI work within the radiotherapy department at University College London Hospital, following sarcoma patients throughout their radiotherapy pathway and providing information and support during this time.

Previous to this role, I worked for six years as Senior Therapeutic Radiographer within the department and gained a vast amount of experience in treating sarcoma patients.

My research interests centre on patient experience and evaluating patient pathways and I recently completed an MSc in Oncology Practice.