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Children's oncology team

Issue Date: May 2019

Revised: May 2021

Ref no: D-298/Child health/MS/Children's oncology service v2

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Meet the team:

Who are we?

The team is made up of:

Dr Myooren Wimalendra, Consultant Paediatrician

Dr Clare Turner Associate Specialist

Andrea -------- Medical Secretary 01752 763454

Tanya Crago Paediatric Oncology Lead Nurse 01752 763460/07771983137

Petra Russell Paediatric Oncology Outreach Nurse Specialist 01752 439443/07771983138 (Funded by CLIC Sargent)

Helen Little Ward Manager: Wildgoose/CYPOD 01752 763460

Dr Katy Farrell-Wright Clinical Psychologist 01752 432554 (Funded by DCCS)

Bill Nevin CLIC Sargent Social Worker 07876582650

Venita Botha Reiki Practitioner 07745 521069. (Funded by DCCS and Sam Buxton Sunflower Healing Trust)

Play Team Available via CYPOD

What do we do?

We provide care that is based around the needs of the child and their family. We are a multi-agency team and will work with you both at home, in hospital and in community settings such as schools and nursery’s.

We have clinics on Wednesday morning in the Children’s and Young Peoples Outpatient Department (CYPOD) where you will see members of the team.

Family Support

We aim to provide a range of services offering advice and support to children and their families.

  • Psychology: Please contact Dr Katy FarrellWright to find out more about the psychology service
  • Reiki: Reiki sessions are provided on Wednesday mornings on Level 12. There is no need to book, please speak to Venita when you arrive.
  • Events throughout the year for various members of the family (Events are funded by charity DCCS and CLIC Sargent)

There is a leaflet with more information about the different events we run. Please let us know if you would like a copy of that leaflet and if you would like to be sent information about upcoming events. Additionally, you can find information about upcoming events on the noticeboard in the patient waiting area.

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