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Urology nurse specialists

Sue Amery

Sue Amery

Job title: Bladder cancer clinical nurse specialist

Tel: +44(0)20 7188 7636

Email: suzanne.amery@gstt.nhs.uk or bladdercns@gstt.nhs.uk

Education: Riverside College of Health Studies – Charing Cross Hospital (1994)

Specialist interests: Bladder cancer and its treatments including surgery, intravesical therapy and chemotherapy, EMDA mitomycin treatment.

Anna Ashfield

Anna Ashfield

Job title: Prostate clinical nurse specialist

Tel: +44(0)20 7188 7339

Email: anna.m.ashfield@gstt.nhs.uk or prostatecns@gstt.nhs.uk

Education: The Nightingale Institute – King's College London (1998)

Specialist interests: prostate cancer and advanced prostate cancer

Awards: 2016 BAUN Urology Team of the Year, finalist in oncology quality in Care Awards: prostate cancer survivorship team (2016).

Amelia Barber

Amelia-Barber

Job title: Prostate clinical nurse specialist

Tel: +44(0)20 7188 7339

Email: amelia.barber@gstt.nhs.uk

Education: BSc (Hons) psychology – University of Reading (2008), PgDip adult nursing – King's College London (2015)

Specialist interests: Prostate cancer and advanced prostate cancer, improving experience and engagement of black prostate cancer patients, member of British Association of Urological Nurses (BAUN)

Awards: Winner of Prostate Cancer UK's people's choice award (2019), Nightingale Award (2020)

 

Karen Briggs

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Job title: Andrology clinical nurse specialist

Tel: +44(0)7717 346 821 (answerphone)

Email: karen.briggs@gstt.nhs.uk

Education: RGN Riverside College of Health Studies (1994), BSc Advanced Nursing Practice in Urology

Specialist interests: erectile dysfunction, infertility, urethral reconstruction, andrology

Awards: 2016 BAUN Urology Team of the Year, finalist in oncology quality in Care Awards: prostate cancer survivorship team (2016)

 

Fee Cahill

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Job title: translational oncology urology research (TOUR) nurse
Tel: 07464492509
Email: fidelma.cahill@gstt.nhs.uk
Twitter: @TOUR_KCL

Biography: Fee is a bladder and prostate cancer research nurse for the cancer TOUR team, led by Dr Mieke Van Hemelrijck and Dr Simon Choudhury. Fee leads a team of trial co-ordinators, research assistants and patient and public involvement co-ordinators. She is responsible for screening, recruiting and co-ordinating research visits for bladder and prostate cancer patients for the epidemiology studies currently funded under Kings College London, at Guy’s Hospital. Fee and the team are the highest recruiters to the King's Health Partners cancer biobank, across all tumour groups. Fee is a member of the King’s Health Partners urological cancer research network and comprehensive cancer centre.

Fee has over 15 years’ experience working with cancer patients, the last six years of which have been spent working in research.

Specialist interests: the cancer pathway experience and engagement of black minority ethnic prostate cancer patients.

Research interests: cohort and academic studies into bladder cancer and prostate cancer, setting up the Graham Roberts bladder cancer cohort study utilising the trials within cohorts (TWiCs) design to plan research interventions, implementing the Guy’s cancer cohort which uses routinely collected clinical data for research.

Awards: five-year contract with the Graham Roberts bladder cancer cohort study, 2016 BAUN Urology Nurse of the Year, 2016 BAUN Urology Team of the Year, successfully secured £10,000 from The Urology Foundation and with other colleagues, secured a further £25,000 from Prostate Cancer UK to fund a prostate exercise intervention study.

Kathryn Chatterton

Kathryn Chatterton

Job Title: Bladder cancer enhanced recovery nurse specialist

Tel: +44 (0)207 188 7636

Email: kathryn.chatterton@gstt.nhs.uk or bladdercns@gstt.nhs.uk

Education: BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (1998) South Bank University, London

Special interests: bladder cancer, enhanced recovery, surveillance flexible cystoscopy and intravesical treatment for bladder cancer

Sharon Clovis

Sharon Clovis

Job title: Prostate clinical nurse specialist

Tel: +44(0)20 7188 7339

Email: sharon.clovis@gstt.nhs.uk or prostatecns@gstt.nhs.uk

Education: Guy's and Lewisham School of Nursing (1991), PGDip Advanced Healthcare Practice, Independent prescriber

Specialist interests: prostate cancer and benign prostate disease, lower urinary tract assessment, investigation, diagnosis and management, Holep laser prostatectomy, prostate arterial embolisation

Awards: 2016 BAUN Urology Team of the Year, finalist in oncology quality in Care Awards: prostate cancer survivorship team (2016).

Lesley Cooper

Lesley Cooper, renal/testes clinical nurse specialist

Job title: Renal/testes clinical nurse specialist

Tel: +44(0)20 7188 7823

Email: lesley.cooper@gstt.nhs.uk or renaltestescns@gstt.nhs.uk

Education: Dip HE adult Nursing King's College London (2002)

Specialist interests: kidney and testicular cancer

Awards: Guy's and St Thomas' CARE award (2015)

Louisa Fleure

Louisa Fleure

Job title: Leaduro-oncology clinical nurse specialist/prostate cancer advanced nurse practitioner

Tel: +44(0)20 7188 7339

Email: louisa.fleure@gstt.nhs.uk or prostatecns@gstt.nhs.uk

Education: BSc (Hons) nursing studies (1990) South Bank University, PGdip health care ethics (2002) King's College London, Msc in advancing healthcare practice (2004) King's College London, graduate diploma in law (2009), Independent Nurse Prescriber (2012) King's College London

Specialist interests: advanced prostate cancer, androgen deprivation therapy, Guy's and St Thomas' prostate cancer support group

Awards: 2016 BAUN Urology Team of the Year, finalist in oncology quality in Care Awards: prostate cancer survivorship team (2016),  runner up BJN urology nurse of the year (2015), Lynn Adams Award for leadership and innovation in cancer nursing (2014), Nightingale Award (2018) BAUN/TUF Urology Nurse of the Year (2019)

Louisa is a former council member, secretary and treasurer of The British Association of Urological Nurses (BAUN).

Elaine Hazell

Elaine Hazell

Job title: Clinical nurse specialist and independent prescriber

Contacts: Tel: +44(0)20 7188 6783 (answerphone), bleep 1596

Email: elaine.hazell@gstt.nhs.uk

Education: SEN, RGN Thomas Guy School of Nursing, BSc (Hons) King's College London, Independent Prescriber.

Specialist interests: continence including urodynamic assessment of the lower urinary tract

Awards: 2016 BAUN Urology Team of the Year, finalist in oncology quality in Care Awards: prostate cancer survivorship team (2016), nominated for BJN continence nurse of the year (2013)

Elaine is a member of the Guy's and St Thomas' CAUTI group and a member of the PCUK virtual clinical advisory group.

Sithe Ncube

Sithe Ncuble

Job title: Prostate clinical nurse specialist

Tel: +44(0)20 7188 7339

Email: sithembile.ncube@gstt.nhs.uk

Education: BSc honours in urological care, South Bank University

Specialist interests: prostate cancer, advanced prostate cancer, androgen deprivation therapy, erectile dysfunction

Winnie Nugent

Winnie Nugent, yung onset urology clinical nurse specialist

Job Title: Young onset urology clinical nurse specialist

Tel: 020 7188 0136, Bleep 0856

Email: winifred.nugent@gstt.nhs.uk

Education: RGN Barnet School in Nursing (1992), BSc (Hons) Oncology Nursing. University Hertfordshire (2003)

Specialist interests: care of patients with childhood complex urology conditions. Clinical commitment in the children's service in Evelina London reviewing patients prior to transition to adult urology and providing continuity of care in adults services. Urodynamic assessment of the lower urinary tract system.

Winnie is a member of the European Society of Paediatric Urology, and European Society of Urology Nurses. She presented YOU service at international forums and in 2016 had a publication in EAUN newsletter. 

Jonah Rusere

Jonah Rusere, prostate clinical nurse specialist

Job title: on secondment as south-east London network advanced nurse practitioner

Tel: +44(0)20 7188 7339

Email: jonah.rusere@gstt.nhs.uk or prostatecns@gstt.nhs.uk

Education: Dip Nursing University of Hertfordshire (2003)

Specialist interests: prostate cancer

Awards: 2016 BAUN Urology Team of the Year, finalist in oncology quality in Care Awards: prostate cancer survivorship team (2016)

Grace Zisengwe

Grace Zisengwe

Job title: Prostate clinical nurse specialist

Tel: +44(0)20 7188 7339

Email: grace.zisengwe@gstt.nhs.uk

Education: Diploma in adult nursing, (2001), City University, St Bartholomew School of Nursing. BSc (hons) in professional nursing practice - urological care, (2012), London South Bank University. MSc in advanced nursing practice, (2018), King's College London.

Specialist interests: prostate cancer, both localised and advanced. Prostate cancer diagnostic pathway, PSA, MRIs and tranperineural biopsies. Engagement of black ethnic minorities in prostate cancer treatments. Patient experience and service improvements. Member of British Association of Urological Nurses (BAUN).