Macmillan Head and Neck CNS / Ulster University Honorary Fellow
South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust
Cherith Semple completed her BSc (Hons) Nursing at Ulster University (Northern Ireland) in 1995. She was appointed as the Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist in Head and Neck Cancer at South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust (NI) during 1999. Cherith completed her PhD in 2006, which focused on the post-treatment needs of patients with head and neck cancer. She has published a number of peer reviewed papers, two Cochrane reviews and co-authored two book chapters. Her research interests include ‘the impact of parental cancer for families’ and ‘quality of life issues for patients with head and neck cancer’. Cherith was awarded NI Nurse of Year in 2015.