Anne has been a registered general nurse for over 26 years. She started work after qualification in a General Hospital on an Elderly care ward before specialising in Oncology, working at the Royal Marsden hospital.
After 12 years on the wards looking after Breast, Gastrointestinal, Lung and Neurological cancer patients she decided to specialise in Breast cancer research for another 13 years, reaching a senior nurse position.
She now works as the Clinical Nurse specialist for the Senior Adult Oncology Programme team where she is also the project lead and provides geriatric assessment of patients ≥ 70 years who are about the embark on systemic anti cancer treatment. The programme takes referrals from lower gastrointestinal, lung, Renal and Melanoma teams with the hope to expand in the near future.