Alison Baker, clinical nurse specialist - skin cancer
Job title: Clinical nurse specialist - skin cancer
Tel: 020 7188 6639
Bleep 0542 via switch board 020 7188 7188
Mobile 07554 779299
Biography: Alison has worked in oncology since 1999 in various cancer specialities including head and neck, as a specialist radiotherapy nurse, general cancer and skin cancer.
Education and training: Dip ed in teaching and learning, degree module in head and neck cancer.
Specialist interests: Head and neck cancer
Serhiy Aleksyeyenko, minor procedure clinical nurse specialist for skin cancer
Job title: minor procedure clinical nurse specialist for skin cancer
Biography: Serhiy did his nursing training in the Ukraine. He completed the adaptation programme for oversees nurses at Guy's and St Thomas' and did his post-qualification training at Guy's Hospital. Serhiy has contributed to a number of publications.
Education and training: MBBS (Ukraine), RN, RCN.
Specialist interests: Plastic surgery hand trauma, skin cancer, skin biopsy and minor surgical procedures in skin problems and mole mapping.
Erin Mewton, sister and clinical nurse specialist
Job title: Sister and clinical nurse specialist - skin cancer
Tel: 020 7188 6284
Area of expertise: skin cancer; diagnosis and treatment, Mohs micrographic surgery, photodynamic therapy treatment, wound care, steroid injections for keloid scaring.
Biography: Erin trained as a nurse in Australia with a focus on A&E. She travelled to the UK in 2008 and joined St Thomas’ Hospital as an agency nurse in the dermatology surgery department. It was here Erin developed an interest in skin cancer. Erin has obtained valuable skills such as skin cancer screening, performing minor surgery as well as providing other kinds of treatments for skin cancer such as photodynamic therapy and patient education.
Education and training: Bachelor of Nursing (University of Technology, Sydney), postgraduate certificate in tissue viability (Kings College University, London), minor surgery course (Dundee), dermoscopy, photodynamic therapy.
Specialist interests: non melanoma skin cancer and treatments, skin cancer diagnosis and patient awareness/education, in depth wound care and tissue viability.