The Team

Dr Hannah Hunter
Consultant Haematologist Specialising in Stem Cell Transplants and TYA Clinical Lead (Adult) 

Dr Myooren Wimalendra
Consultant Paediatric Oncologist 

Dr Claire Turner
Associate Specialist in Paediatric Oncology 

Kerry McKay
Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer, Specialist Nurse 




Ellie Ricketts Ellie Ricketts
Macmillan Cancer Support Specialist 




Richard Nobes Richard Nobes
Young Persons Social Worker Clic Sargent




Venita Botha Venita Botha
Reiki practitioner/healer




Victoria Kennington
Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer MDT Coordinator 

Nurse Specialist for teenagers and young people with cancer

We are passionate about providing high quality and gold standard care for our teenagers and young adults with cancer. We want to support you in any way we can and we want you to engage and that your views and opinions are heard and respected. You are at the centre of the care that we provide and so you are best placed to tell us what you want and need from our service. 

Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)

We provide you with your own Specialist Nurse, who can help coordinate your care from diagnosis to treatment through to follow up care. Be a familiar face that can provide support for you and your family. Information on tests, investigations and treatment options. Support and advice on symptom control and can provide links to other professionals and support services. When one is not available, the TYA Specialist Nurse will take on this role.

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