The Oncology Care Team

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

Consultant Team

Director of Oncology: Dr Gaurav Kapur

Clinical Oncologists

Brain

Dr Pinelopi Gkogkou  

Dr Andrew Ho

Breast

Dr Dinos Geropantas

Dr David Maskell 

Colorectal

Dr Debashis Biswas

Dr Gaurav Kapur

Dr Andrew Ho

Gynaecology

Dr Robert J Wade

Dr Debashis Biswas

Head & Neck

Dr Tom W Roques

Dr Dinos Geropantas

Dr Lakshmi Harihar

Lung

Dr Pinelopi Gkogkou

Dr Zacharias Tasigiannopoulos

Lymphoma

Dr Helen Swannie

NET

Dr Gaurav Kapur

Dr Daniel Holyoake

Ovary / Colorectal

Dr Debashis Biswas

Sarcoma / CUP

Dr Gill Gray

Dr Daniel Holyoake

Skin

Dr Jenny Nobes

Urology

Dr Robert J Wade

Dr Jenny Nobes

Dr Gaurav Kapur

Dr Helen Swannie

Medical Oncologists

Breast

Dr Susanna Alexander

Dr Daniel Epurescu

Germ Cell Tumours

Dr Susanna Alexander

Ovary / Colorectal

Dr Daniel Epurescu

Melanoma/Sarcoma/CUP

Dr Gill Gray

Acute Oncology & Haematology Service (AOHS)

Emergency Oncology services – Dr Ricky Fenn, Dr Alex Pawsey, Dr Yasmin Karachiwala

Palliative Care Consultants

All cancer disease sites – Dr Caroline Barry (Palliative Service Director), Dr May Wung, Dr Fergus Maher and Dr Louisa Grant

Palliative Care Staff Grade: Dr Sanda Hlaing

Clinical Psychologist: Dr Amy Carroll

Specialist Registrars – The Oncology department also has three Specialist Registrars who work alongside the Oncologists as part of a training programme from Addenbrookes 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 medical students.  The students observe treatments and clinics in the department.

Nursing Teams

Oncology Matron – Tracy Shaw is responsible for managing all of the Nursing services for Oncology and Haematology inpatients, outpatients, Chemotherapy outpatients and Clinical Nurse Specialist services for Haematology, Oncology, AOHS and Palliative Care.

Weybourne Day Unit Sister Mary Ewin manages the team of Nurses in the Chemotherapy outpatient unit.

Outpatients Department – Sister Mary Ewin 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

Act as key-workers who provide specialist support and advice to patients who are undergoing treatments.

Hannah Hendry                                  Charlotte Lo                            Sarah Thirkettle

Liza Cadge                                         Lisa Pedro                              Bev Knights

Tracey Gibbs                                      Jenny Leeder                          Ellie Moorse

Siobhan Falco                                     Graham Dilks

 

AOHS Nurses

Amy Knights                                       Hannah Langley                     Cathryn Boswell

 

Palliative Care Nurse Specialists

Are available to provide psychological support and symptom control advice to the patient, family and carers.

Julie Noble                                          Anna Farrar                            Lynsey Hannant

Lorna Shergold                                   Matt Ludford                           Ruth Donley Bond

Sophie Herring                                    Vicky Holman                          Liz Rushbrook

Sarah Plumridge                                 Grainne Murray

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 with the Clinical Oncologist.

Treatment Radiographers – are responsible for the accurate delivery of Radiotherapy treatment to the patient on a daily basis.

Information and Support Radiographers – provide 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 Managers  Leanne Durrant and Claudia Hackett are responsible for managing the Oncology and Haematology secretarial teams, the Colney Centre receptionists, the Chemotherapy scheduling team and patient pathway co-ordinators. Leanne and Claudia are supported by the Deputy Administration Manager.

For referring GPs only 

Please note Admin mailbox and direct department contact for oncology referrals and general queries:-

nnu-tr.oncologyadmin@nhs.net