Primary Care Lead Nurse,
Transforming Cancer Services Team for London
Sandra is Primary Care Lead Nurse for Transforming Cancer Services Team for London (TCST), a part of the Transformation Partners for Health. This is a pan London role developing the role of primary care nurses around personalised care and cancer, more information is available on the TCST website Her current work programme builds on a previous programme of work funded by Macmillan Cancer support in SW London ( Macmillan Primary Care Nursing Project.)
She has previously worked in a Prostate Cancer UK funded role at TCST and to develop a stratified follow up model for primary care for men with stable prostate cancer.
Sandra has extensive experience in the care of patients with long term conditions having worked in many community/primary care settings and remains in clinical practice as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner in primary care. She has a BSc in Community Nursing/SPQ District Nurse, and MSc in Advanced Nursing Practice and is a V300 Independent Prescriber.
Sandra is passionate about developing primary care nursing and advanced practice to ensure that the unique value that nursing brings to healthcare is both recognised and utilised, particularly in relationship to cancer survivorship. She has an interest in applied healthcare research and is currently seeking funding for research to explore nurse led cancer care reviews in primary care and improved patient experience.