Joanna Coote

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Joanna Coote

Job title

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Email Address

Phone number

0161 446 7442


MBChB, BSC Immunology and Oncology, MRCP, FRCR




Care of lung cancer patients from the Pennine area, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments. Core member of the Pennine lung cancer multi-disciplinary team (MDT).

Lung cancer clinics at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury and at The Christie, as well as radiotherapy sessions at The Christie at Oldham.

Supporting the acute oncology and cancer of unknown primary team at Royal Oldham Hospital, reviewing inpatients with cancer related problems where needed.

Core member of the Pennine cancer of unknown primary MDT.

Professional biography

Dr Coote gained her MBChB with Honours standard in three preclinical subjects from the Victoria University of Manchester. She also completed an intercalated degree in Immunology and Oncology at Manchester University and the Paterson Institute for Cancer Research. She then completed her postgraduate medical training at The Christie, Central Manchester Healthcare Trust and at University Hospitals South Manchester.

Dr Coote then did her oncology training at The Christie and Royal Preston Hospital.

As well as her clinical area of work, Dr Coote has an interest in medical education, mentorship and appraisal. She has been involved in teaching medical students, specialist nurses and specialist trainees in oncology, as well as primary care educational events with practicing and trainee general practitioners. She participates in National recruitment interviews for clinical oncology and teaches on the Christie FRCR part 2 course. Since March 2018 she has been training programme director for clinical oncology training in the North West.

Dr Coote has undergone training in medical appraisal and undertakes consultant appraisals throughout the year.

Dr Coote has also undergone mentorship training and participates in the Royal College of Radiologists mentorship programme for new consultants.