Macmillan Nurse

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Macmillan Nurse

A specialised oncology nurse in the UK who is funded from various sources, in particular by the Macmillan Cancer Support charity, and works alongside cancer and palliative care teams in hospitals, hospices or in outreach programmes.

Macmillan Nurse, minimum selection criteria 
• First-level nurse registration;
• 5+ years’ post-registration clinical experience, with at least 2 years in cancer or palliative care;
• A degree in either palliative care or oncology.
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They include Macmillan clinical nurse specialist Jane McGrath and two support nurses, Maria Rushton and Jackie Siggee.
Some of those recognised included Jim Doherty, a Macmillan clinical nurse specialist, who scooped the Excellence in Customer Care award after receiving multiple nominations from patients and carers.
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Veronica Allinson, a MacMillan Clinical Nurse Specialist in Breast Care at the Calderdale and Kirklees NHS Foundation Trust, and daughters Rachael (29) and Lucy (27), approached the Black Sheep Brewery to support their fundraising efforts with their plan to walk in bras embellished with Black Sheep.
Mrs Hutchinson was cared for by consultant neurosurgeon Phil Kane and Macmillan clinical nurse specialist Gill Hendry after being diagnosed with a brain tumour back in 2000.
Helen Hewitt, a Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist, and fellow nurses Catherine Markham and Yvonne Steele, are organising the event, which they hope will raise valuable funds to help those affected by cancer.
Tony McCoy, Macmillan clinical nurse specialist at Peterlee Community Hospital, said: "Having the vaccination is part of sensible infection control.
Rosaleen Bawn, local Macmillan Clinical Nurse specialist, who helped to judge the care homes, said: "We are delighted with the success of these homes.
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As soon as a patient receives their diagnosis at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital's liver unit, Catherine, the unit's Macmillan clinical nurse specialist, will be on hand with information, help and support.
For details call Jimmy Youll, Macmillan clinical nurse specialist at South Tyneside Hospital, on 08448 113030.