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Nafisa Patel

Andreia has been working at The Royal Marsden Hospital since 2003 and became a Clinical Nurse Specialist in gynaecology-oncology in 2008. In 2010 she completed a Masters’ degree at Kings College London, undertaking a dissertation that looked at the correlation of vaginal symptoms and quality of life in women previously treated for cervical cancer.

She now leads the team of Clinical Nurse Specialists and Nurse Practitioners in Gynae-oncology at the Royal Marsden. Her clinical interest lies in assessing and managing women with complex consequences of cancer and its treatment, and promotion of self-management strategies.

Andreia received the Lynn Adams award for Leadership and Innovation in Cancer Nursing in 2016 for her work in appraising the value of Health and Well-Being events for women with endometrial cancer. She has presented at national and international conferences and continues to actively participate in service development initiatives and research in the field of gynaecology-oncology.

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Andreia Fernandes
Lead Nurse for Gynae-oncology, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust