Information for Patients

Information for Patients

The Lung Cancer Nurse Specialists can be contacted on 0114 226 6956 or by ringing the hospital switch board 0114 2434343 and asking for bleep 2937.

Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist Team:

  • Anne Clegg
  • Helena Stanley
  • Sarah Field
  • Suzanne Miles
  • Paula Munroe

The role of the Specialist Nurse is to be the Key Worker for the patient, providing support and information during investigations, diagnosis and treatment. They are based on Brearley 3 Ward at the Northern General Hospital and are available to see patients in the clinics in Brearley Outpatient Department and Chesterman Surgical Thoracic Outpatient Department. The Specialist Nurses will also see patients during any admissions to the Northern General Hospital which are related to their diagnosis of lung cancer.

Patient Groups

Cancer Support Centre

23 Northumberland Road, Sheffield, S10 2TX.

www.cancersupportcentre.co.uk

Tel. 0114 226 5666.

Offers support groups for patients and carers, and can direct them to other useful services.

Cavendish Cancer Care

27 Wilkinson Street, Sheffield, S10 2GB.

www.cavcare.org.uk/

Tel: 0114 278 4600.

Offers support and complementary therapies.

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

www.roycastle.org

Email: info@roycastle.org

Free Helpline: 0333 323 7200

Macmillan Cancer Support

www.macmillan.org.uk

Freephone: 0808 808 0000

Provides practical, medical and financial support.

National Lung Cancer Forum for Nurses

www.nlcfn.org.uk

Provides information to patients and carers.

Mesothelioma UK

www.mesothelioma.uk.com

Freephone 0800 169 2409

A national resource centre dedicated to providing Mesothelioma information and support.

Related Staff

 
Dr Jennifer Hill
BMedSci, BMBS, MRCP, DM (Nottingham), FRCP (London and Glasgow)
Consultant, Clinical Lead for Lung Cancer
Dr Leon Lewis
Consultant
Dr Shiron Saha
BMedSci, BM BS, MRCP, DM
Consultant