Clinical stoma nurse specialist
Claire's areas of specialty are stoma care and enhanced recovery, pre-operative counselling for patients who are to have a stoma formed.
After completing her diploma in nursing studies Claire embarked on a career as a surgical nurse in a variety of wards and specialties. Finding an interest in colorectal and cancer care, she began working for the trust in 2000.
She has worked as a stoma care/enhanced recovery nurse specialist since 2009, providing care and support for ostomy patients and their families in both the hospitals and in the community of Northumberland.