Gynaecology Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist Service

Who are the clinical nurse specialists?

Vicky Morgan, Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist

Diane Miles, Clinical Nurse Specialist

Nicola Charmers, Support worker

What do the clinical nurse specialists do?

The specialist nurse works closely with the team of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals looking after you. Her role is to offer information and support on gynaecological cancer, its treatments and possible side effects, and many other issues which may arise for patients:

  • advice about the menopause, HRT and alternatives

  • discussion about fertility options (if appropriate)

  • advice on sexual and relationship issues

  • information on complementary therapists

  • details of useful organisations and support groups where you can gain further help and advice

  • referral to specialist services, such as, counselling, symptom control teams and the lymphoedema clinic.

Who can contact the clinical nurse specialist?

Your doctors or nurses can put you in touch with the Specialist Nurse, or you may prefer to call her directly yourself.

How do I contact the clinical nurse specialist?

Please call the Cancer Care line on 01227 868666 (Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 8am - 4pm)