Hazel Pennington is a therapeutic radiographer who has spent over 25 years working in oncology. Hazel has had a varied career which has included education, research, project management and strategy as well service management. Hazel was the operational lead in a £125 million pound project to set up the first NHS high energy proton therapy service at The Christie NHs Foundation Trust, which treated its first patient in 2018.
In 2020 Hazel was appointed as one of the first AHP clinical fellows at Macmillan for a 12-month secondment. In September 2021 Hazel then embarked a new challenge as the Deputy Chief AHP for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals.
Hazel was a panel member for the Health and Care Professions Council Tribunal Service for the maximum 8-year term. Hazel is also a specialist advisor in oncology for the CQC.