The Oncology Care Team

The Oncology Department has a dedicated multi-disciplinary team who will be caring for you during your treatment.

Consultant Team

Service Director of OncologyDr Rob Wade

Clinical Oncologists

Medical Oncologists

Acute Oncology Service (AOS)

  • Emergency Oncology services – Dr Gill Gray

 Palliative Care Consultants

Other Doctors

Specialist Registrars  – The oncology department also has two specialist registrars each who are in the department working alongside the oncologists as part of a training programme from Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.

Junior Doctors – Mulbarton Ward has junior doctors who have their placements in oncology for 6 months at a time.

Medical Students – The oncology department supports the University of East Anglia’s medical students.  The students observe treatments and clinics in the department.

Nursing Teams

Lead Cancer Nurse –   Claire Devlin is the Lead Cancer Nurse and is responsible for managing all the nursing services for oncology and haematology inpatients, outpatients, chemotherapy outpatients and clinical nurse specialist services for haematology, oncology, AOS and palliative care.

Weybourne Day Unit Sister Harriet Andrews manages the team of nurses in the chemotherapy outpatient unit.

Outpatients Department – Sister Harriet Andrews manages the team of oncology and haematology outpatient nurses in the Colney Centre.

Mulbarton Ward Sister Kirsty Lewis manages the three nursing teams on Mulbarton ward.

Oncology Nurse Specialists – Sarah Thirkettle, Graham Dilks, Lisa Pedro, Philippa Penny, Tracey Gibbs, Beverley Knights, Charlotte Lo, Hannah Hendry, Siobhan Falco and Amy Gonzales act as key-workers who provide specialist support and advice to patients with cancers who are undergoing treatments.   is responsible for co-ordinating the Acute Oncology Service.

Palliative Care Nurse Specialists Anna Farrar, Julie Noble, Vicky Holman, Liz RushbrookSarah Plumridge, Matt Ludford, Clem Collins, Briony Lowe, Amanda Vincent and Lorna Shergold are available for providing psychological support and symptom control advice to the patient, family and carers.

Radiotherapy Team

Head of Radiotherapy Mark Gilham is responsible for managing the team of dedicated oncology therapy radiographers within the Colney Centre.

Pre-treatment radiographers-plan the radiotherapy treatment in conjunction with the clinical oncologist.

Treatment radiographers- responsible for the accurate delivery of the radiotherapy treatment to the patient on a daily basis.

Information and Support Radiographers –  provides information about radiotherapy, support and a review clinic for patients undergoing radiotherapy.

Radiotherapy Physics Alison Vinall is responsible for managing a team of physicists who ensure the safety and quality of radiotherapy treatments given to patients.

Administration and Clerical Team

Administration Manager  Leanne Durrant is responsible for managing the oncology and haematology secretarial teams, the Colney Centre receptionists, the chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment scheduling teams and patient pathway co-ordinators. Leanne is supported by Claudia Hackett, Assistant Administration Manager.

For referring GP’s only 

Please note Admin mailbox ready for fax switch off and direct department contact:-

nnu-tr.oncologyadmin@nhs.net