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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Phil Whelan is a Macmillan clinical nurse specialist in pancreatic cancer, at the Royal Liverpool Hospital.
Also a great deal of support and encouragement was shown to me by Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist Louise Watson.
Peter Jackson and his wife Alison with, from left, lead Macmillan clinical nurse specialist |Michelle Beaumont, Macmillan speech and language therapist Gill Jolly, Macmillan clinical nurse specialist Natalie Haigh and Macmillan cancer care co-ordinator Kirsty Macdonald.
Sue Gent, a Macmillan clinical nurse specialist in palliative care employed by South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, assisted staff on the programme.
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.