They’ll also work with doctors and other professionals to make sure you understand your options and feel informed about what’s happening to you. As well as giving nursing care, they’re there to support you and help you deal with having cancer. 

David Wright, Lead Nurse 

"I have been lucky to work with many inspiring young people - their attitude and approach is what makes the work worthwhile."

Jamie Cargill, Lead Nurse 

"It’s my responsibility to develop the best possible care for young people with cancer in the South West. I share specialist expertise whilst advocating and being a voice for young people’s needs within NHS organisations. " 

Sue Morgan MBE, Nurse Consultant 

"Lots of things inspire me, from seeing a junior nurse ‘getting’ what we do, to working with some amazing young people."

Karen Sherbourne, Lead Nurse 

"Young people need staff looking after them who are passionate about this age group and understand their needs."

Nicky Pettitt, Lead Nurse 

"Making a difference to young people’s experiences is what it’s all about – we can’t change the big things but we can make a difference with the smaller things."

Liz Watt, Lead Nurse 

"Teenage Cancer Trust makes a big difference to how young people cope and allows us to make a difficult situation a bit better."

Sarah Trollope, Clinical Nurse Specialist 

Nurse Sarah Trollope, funded by Morgan Stanley, is now on hand to provide age-appropriate advice, care and extra emotional support for those aged 17-24 who are receiving their cancer treatment. She will be based at Maidstone Hospital site and also cover Darenth Valley Hospital and Medway Maritime Hospital.

Ginny McGivern, Complementary Therapy Nurse Specialist 

"I’m able to offer TLC, pain relief and psychological support to the young people and their families during very stressful times."

Laura Elder, Lead Nurse 

"My role is to make sure that all young people across Merseyside and Cheshire have equal opportunities for access to the best possible, age appropriate cancer care."

Megan Willsher, Specialist Nurse 

"I have always worked with teenagers in my nursing career and really enjoy the challenges they bring, how positive they always are and how well they cope. "