Macmillan clinical nurse specialist breast care
Elaine supports breast cancer patients from diagnosis and throughout their treatment.
She has specialised in women’s health since qualifying in 2008. In her current role Elaine supports patients throughout their pathway of care from investigations in the one-stop-clinic to supporting those having surgery, neo-adjuvant, adjuvant and palliative treatments.
She is also involved with patient educational events including those which form part of patient’s follow-up care as part of the living with and beyond agenda.
Her specialist qualifications include a degree in practice development, good clinical practice, advanced communications and psychology and metastatic spinal cord compression.
Elaine supports clinics predominantly at Wansbeck General Hospital.