(For treatment side effects and complications only)
We have highly skilled staff to deliver clinical research across all disciplines
Prof Nagesh Kalakonda, Clinical Director for Research and InnovationMB, BS, MRCP, FRCPath, PhDnagesh.firstname.lastname@example.orgNagesh is responsible for the strategic direction of research for The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre and links in with all of our partners to set our vision, aims and objectives.
"The Centre is committed to securing a national reputation for excellence in cancer research. Central to this goal is improving outcomes for our patients. We want to make real changes for the population of Cheshire and Merseyside"
Dr Gillian Heap, Director of Research and InnovationBSc (hons), MSc, PhDgillian.email@example.com
Gillian has over 20 years experience of working in research management within the NHS, industry, contract research organisations and academia. Gillian has operational oversight of clinical and academic research within the organisation.
"Research is fundamental to the Centre's commitment to providing the best cancer care to the people that we serve. We will continue to expand our research portfolio to translate into improved treatments and better prognosis for our patients"
Dr Maria Maguire, Research ManagerBSc (hons), MPhil, PhDmaria.firstname.lastname@example.org
Maria began her career as a Biochemist holding Post-Doctoral positions researching into the molecular mechanisms of cancer before becoming Quality Assurance Manager for the Liverpool Cancer Research UK Centre in 2009. She was appointed Research Manager at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre in July 2012.
Emma Whitby, R&I Lead NurseRGN BScemma.email@example.com
Emma qualified in 1996 as a registered general nurse specialising in the field of oncology and working in a number of cancer centres across the UK, before joining the cancer research team in 2004 to work as a research practitioner.
Emma's role as R&I Lead Nurse is to provide managerial, operational and professional leadership to the clinical research delivery staff, providing strategic and operational management of clinical research activity.
Michelle Moffitt, Matron for Research and InnovationRGN BScmichelle.firstname.lastname@example.org
Michelle began working at the Centre in 2006 as a staff nurse before joining the research team as an Advanced Research Practitioner in 2009. Since January 2018 Michelle has worked in the role as Research Delivery Manager and is now the Matron for Research and Innovation, providing management and leadership to the dedicated research staff including research nurses and clinical trial coordination staff. The team provides specialised infrastructure to deliver high quality clinical research to patients of Cheshire & Merseyside.
Jane Tinsley, Lead Haematology Research NurseRGN BScjane.email@example.comJane qualified in 1996 with a Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) degree and has worked in Haemato-oncology since 1997. Jane began working in research in 2009 and has been the Lead nurse for Haemato-oncology studies since 2017. Jane's role is to provide management and oversight of all Haemato-oncology Clinical Trials at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre. Her dedicated team of research nurses and data management staff support the delivery of all blood cancer clinical trials.
The Research Management and Governance Team assure robust, rapid set up of studies and are available for help, advice and enquiries on all aspects of study management:
David Price, Governance & Quality Managerdavid.firstname.lastname@example.org
David is responsible for any research governance issues that may arise, overseeing sponsorship for Clatterbridge Cancer Centre sponsored studies and the implementation of a robust and effective research audit system.
Lorraine Wilson-Manns, Research Partnerships Managerlorraine.email@example.com
Lorraine is responsible for the management of commercial study set up which incorporates, collation of regulatory documents, localised headed documents, and liaison with support departments including finance on the costs for studies and authorisation of capacity and capability for the site.
Andreia Ramos-Silva, Research Partnerships Facilitatora.firstname.lastname@example.org
Andreia works alongside the Research Partnerships Manager with a main focus on non-commercial study set up for trust approval.
Doug Elkin, Research Coemail@example.com
Doug works alongside the Research Governance and Quality Manager to deliver research governance with a main focus on Haemato-oncology trials, ECMC studies and those led by CCC-clinicians and for which CCC acts as Sponsor.
Gabby Lawrence, Research and Innovation Administrator
firstname.lastname@example.orgGabby provides administrative and secretarial support to the R&I Directorate and Research Management and Governance Team. She is also responsible for the implementation of protocol amendments and supports study set-up.
We have a team
of expert Research Practitioners, Research Officers and Clinical Trials Support Workers at the Centre in Wirral and across our
peripheral clinics. The practitioners are divided into
specialist teams for effective delivery.
Barbara King, Advanced Research Practitioner0151 556 5102Rebecca Grogan, Research Practitioner
0151 556 5198
Chelcie Faulker, Advanced Research Practitioner0151 556 5460
Jane Tinsley, Advanced Research Practitioner0151 706 4886
Pembe Yesildag, Advanced Research Practitioner0151 556 5442
Jo Bygroves, Advanced Research Practitioner0151 556 5527
Grace McGrath, Research Practitioner0151 556 5510
Alison Hassall, Advanced Research Practitioner0151 556 5423
Linda Lyons, Advanced Research Practitioner0151 556 5340
Jennie Derham, Advanced Research Practitioner0151 556 5443
Lynda Appleton, Academic Nurse Researcher0151 556 5438
Jenny Miller, Research Practitioner0151 556 5471
Joshua Williams, Research Support Worker
0151 556 5561
Emma Barry, Research Support Worker0151 556 5561
Dagmara Bak, Research Officer0151 556 5432
Bethan Edwards, Research Officer0151 556 5432
Sue Green, Senior Clinical Trials Assistantsue.email@example.com
Erin Bennett, Senior Clinical Trials Assistanterin.firstname.lastname@example.org
Susan Howard, Clinical Trials Assistantsusan.email@example.com
Sarah Bennett, Clinical Trials Assistantsarah.firstname.lastname@example.org
Nick Garbutt, ECMC Senior Clinical Trials Assistantnicholas.email@example.com
Matthew Stott, Clinical Trials Assistantmatthew.firstname.lastname@example.org
Nicola Dean, Clinical Trials Assistantnicola.email@example.com
Masuma Begum, Clinical Trials Assistantmasuma.firstname.lastname@example.org
Hollie Wilson, Clinical Trials Assistanthollie.email@example.com
Kathryn Hughes, Clinical Trials Assistantk.firstname.lastname@example.org
Alison Kelly, Clinical Trials Assistant
The team provides comprehensive project management support for Research Senior Management and the Clinical Academic Group. Their aim is to raise the profile of research at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre.
Jessica Moffitt, Researchjessica.email@example.com 556 5431
Mary Jordan, Academic Researchmary.firstname.lastname@example.org 556 5197
We have a dedicated Clinical Trials Laboratory with full technical capability for the processing of biological samples for research studies. The Clinical Trials Laboratory also houses the CCC Biobank.
For any Biobank or Laboratory queries, please contact a member of the team:
Victoria Chekoldina, Biobank Administratorvictoria.email@example.com
Rebecca Hopcroft, Clinical Trials Laboratory Technicianrebecca.firstname.lastname@example.org
Helen Wynne, Clinical Trials Laboratory Technicianhelen.email@example.com