The team

The Psycho-oncology service is made up of 4 main teams

Psychiatry team:

Dr Tania Hawthorne : Consultant psychiatrist

Dr Anita Ghosh – Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Elise Hymanson: Speciality Doctor in Psycho-oncology

Richard Pattison: Psychological Nurse Specialist

Jo Qurashi: Macmillan Specialist nurse in Psycho-oncology

Helen Miller: Macmillan Specialist Nurse in Psycho-oncology

Brenda Spotswood – Later Life Mental health liaison Nurse


Counselling and Psychotherapy team:

Anne Crook: Counsellor/ Cognitive Behavioual Therapist

Dr Colsom Bashir: Clinical psychologist

Dr Josie Butcher Consultant in psycho-sexual medicine and therapy.

Lynn Ash - Counsellor


Dementia specialists:

Lorraine Burgess: Dementia Nurse Specialist


Medical Secretaries:

Anne Lyons-Vernon PA to Dr Hawthorn/Medical Secretary

Gillian Burns PA Medical Secretary

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