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Archives of UKONS Session DAY ONE


Leigh is a Professional Development and Knowledge Lead with Macmillan Cancer Support. She is a Registered Dietitian and worked clinically in a regional cancer centre, supporting nutritional care in acute oncology. She developed nutritional screening and care e-learning modules for use in acute care, including oncology. In her current role with Macmillan, she works on […]


Gina qualified as a nurse from the University of Manchester in 2016 following a prior degree in Biomedical Science. She has held a number of roles as an oncology nurse at The Christie Hospital and is currently combining her interests in education and acute oncology in post at the Greater Manchester Cancer Alliance. She holds […]

PEGG, Ms Claire

Claire is the Regional Chief Nurse Research Lead and Workforce Development Lead for Kent Surrey and Sussex Clinical Research Network. Currently on secondment from Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, Claire is working across the region to ensure that there are opportunities for research exposure and research careers for Nurses, Midwives and AHPs across the […]

LAVENDER, Verna Dr (Chair)

Dr Verna Lavender is a cancer nurse academic who works at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ as Head of Nursing for Research and Education in Cancer and Surgery. Verna is a recognised cancer nurse academic who has published widely on in the field of cancer nursing. Until February 2023, Verna was the Head of Guy’s Cancer […]

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