Meet the lymphoma team

We know that a great team is defined by its people and ours is committed to working together and providing our patients with the best experience possible. Take a look at the different people you may meet along your journey below:

 

Your care may be managed by our medical oncologists who are consultants with lymphoma expertise who consider what will be the best way of treating your type of lymphoma with chemotherapy. If you require radiotherapy treatment they will refer you to see a clinical oncologist. Your medical oncologist may also discuss clinical trial options with you and answer your questions.

Click on the links for further information regarding their position and interests.

Professor John Radford (Secretary 0161 446 3753)

Dr. Kim Linton (Secretary 0161 446 3753)

Dr. Beth Philips (Secretary 0161 446 3753)

Your care may be managed by one of our clinical oncologists who are consultants with lymphoma expertise. They consider what will be the best way of treating your type of lymphoma with chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy.

Your clinical oncologist may also discuss clinical trial options with you and for some trials or systemic treatments they may refer you to see a medical oncologist.

Click on the links for further information regarding their position and interests.

Professor Richard Cowan (Secretary 0161 446 3332)

Professor Tim Illidge (Secretary 0161 446 3360)

Dr. Ed Smith (Secretary 0161 446 3956)

Dr. Margaret Harris (Secretary 0161 446 3302)

Dr. Clara Chan (Secretary 0161 918 7442)

 

Your consultant haematologist will manage your care should you be sent for a stem cell transplant following initial treatment.

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Dr. Adrian Bloor (Secretary 0161 446 3869)

Dr. Sven Sommerfeld (Secretary 0161 446 3278)

Dr. Johnathon Elliot (Sec 0161 446 3753)

Dr. Adam Gibb, (Secretary 0161 446 3753)

Our nurse clinician/advanced nurse practitioner has a great deal of knowledge and experience of lymphoma. As part of the medical team, they assess and manage patients. You may see the lymphoma nurse clinician in one of your outpatient clinic appointments.

Mrs Jane Gibson, 0161 446 8573

Our clinical nurse specialists can offer you support and information throughout your treatment and follow-up care in the lymphoma team. You may meet one of them for the first time during your initial clinic appointment.

Sarah Wells, 0161 446 8573

Heidi Moertl, 0161 446 8573

Tracy Howe, 0161 446 8573

Simeon Mitton, 0161 446 8573

Dr Joanna Williams, 0161 918 7226

Rachel Oakley, 0161 918 7226

Our secretarial team play such an integral part of providing the care we do. Whether they are busy taking phone calls, managing clinic capacity or keeping up with clinic letters, you can be sure they are always on hand to help provide a link between patients and our clinical team.

Please find our secretarial team below with details of working hours and which lymphoma consultants they work for.

Jessica Henderson,
PA/Secretary to Professor John Radford and Dr Linton,
0161 446 3753 

Tammi Allen,
PA/Secretary to Professor John Radford and Dr Linton,
0161 446 3753

Sarah Mcgillion,
PA/Secretary to Professor Richard Cowan,
0161 446 3332 

Jayne Walker,
PA/Secretary to Professor Tim Illidge,
Office hours Mon-Fri 8am-4pm,
0161 446 3360 

Louise O' Rorke
PA/Secretary to Dr Ed Smith,
Office hours Mon-Fri 9am-3pm,
0161 446 3952

Barbara Jones,
University Divisional PA (non clinical),
0161 918 7221

christie.medicaloncology.lymphomasecretaries@nhs.net

If you are entered onto a clinical trial, our research nurses will co-ordinate your care and treatment schedule, and will be a good source of advice about the trial you are participating in. You will be introduced to the research nurses when you consent to be involved in a trial and they will become one of your main points of contact throughout your journey.

Andrea Whitmore, clinical research nurse team leader, 0161 918 7963

Chiara Dalla Torre, senior lymphoma clinical research nurse, 0161 918 7964

Caroline Long, lymphoma clinical research nurse, 0161 918 7226

Joanna Dash, lymphoma clinical research nurse, 0161 918 7964 

Megan Jones (currently on maternity leave), lymphoma clinical research nurse, 0161 918 7964

Leanne Hughes, lymphoma clinical research nurse, 0161 918 3019

Nuala Ballinger, lymphoma research practitioner, 0161 918 7220/446 3738

Zareena Hussain, lymphoma clinical research nurse, 0161 918 7963

Our clinical trial administrative team are an integral part to the running of our clinical trials. They will oversee the coordination and management aspects of the clinical trials and work closely alongside the doctors, research nurses and sponsors.

Clare Day, research manager, 0161 446 8201

Juliet Harris, senior clinical trial co-ordinator, 0161 446 3738

Tanya Massey, clinical trial co-ordinator, 0161 446 3874

Emma Armstrong, data manager, 0161 918 7516 

Rosie Kaczmarek, research portfolio manager, 0161 446 3738 

Ellie White, website/data manager, 0161 918 7516

Ghada Malikknaggs, clinical trial coordinator, 0161 446 3738

Abbey Walker, clinical trial coordinator

Agnieszka (Aga) Otto, clinical trial coordinator, 0161 446 8285

Laraib, clinical trial coordinator, 0161 446 8285

Joanna Jaen Duany, clinical trial coordinator, 0161 446 8201

The Teenage and Young Adult service (TYA) are here to help us care and treat younger patients with a lymphoma diagnosis. This means that you may receive your treatment and attend clinic appointments in a specialist unit surrounded by a medical and nursing team specialising in lymphoma in young patients.

You can read more about how the service can support you on our Teenage and Young Adult website section.