Macmillan Cancer Lead Nurse 

Kate Ross

Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialists 

Royal Brompton Hospital 

  • Michael Evans
  • Abigail Fox

Harefield Hospital

  • Michelle Rackham 
  • Jennifer Simms
  • Vanya Manchorova

Macmillan Cancer Support Workers

Royal Brompton Hospital

  • Olta Daci

Harefield Hospital

  • Holly Leech 

The Clinical Nurse Specialists and Cancer Support Workers are available between 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

We see patients who are referred to our hospitals with symptoms that might indicate cancer, as well as patients who have a known cancer diagnosis and who come to Royal Brompton Hospital and Harefield Hospital for specific treatments.

About half of the patients we see have a primary lung cancer. However, we also see patients with different cancers types. For example, patients may have a primary cancer of the bowel or breast which is affecting the chest.  

We provide high-quality, up-to-date information about cancer, whilst helping patients with practical and emotional support. We work closely with the clinical nurse specialists in supportive and palliative care and our hospital colleagues who refer patients for treatment at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, and in the community, to ensure that care is co-ordinated when you move between different organisations. At Royal Brompton Hospital, we work closely with The Royal Marsden Hospital and University College London Hospitals to treat patients with sarcomas affecting the chest. 

As patients are generally referred on from other general and specialist hospitals, an important aspect of the care the Macmillan cancer team offer is liaising with the teams at the referring hospitals to ensure that care is as seamless as possible.