Registered Nurse – Adult 2017
Research Nurse – 2019
Gwen joined the Patient Reported Outcomes Group on a secondment from the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust in 2020. Alongside this, she currently works as a Covid-19 research nurse at LTHT. After qualifying in 2017, she worked on the Teenage Cancer Trust Young Adult Unit as a staff nurse, looking after young people with a cancer diagnosis. She has always had a keen interest in research and she joined the Oncology research team in March 2019 where she has been managing the gynaecology-oncology clinical trial portfolio until the Covid-19 pandemic. She is passionate about improving the care and health outcomes of cancer patients through research and hopes to commence a PhD within the field of oncology and patient care in the next five years.
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