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Paediatric haematology and oncology

The department comprises four paediatric oncology consultants (Dr Denise Williams, Dr James Nicholson, Dr Amos Burke and Dr Boo Messahel), one academic paediatric oncology consultant (Dr Matthew Murray), one paediatric haematology consultant (Dr Mike Gattens), one paediatric palliative care consultant (Dr Pat Sartori) and one associate specialist (Dr Anny Wong). They provide tertiary level services to the population of the East of England. The service operates a ‘hub and spoke’ model of care in association with 12 district general hospitals around the region.

The paediatric haematology and oncology team is truly multidisciplinary and requires vital inputs from many individuals to allow the delivery of high quality patient care as part of clinical research trials. This team includes specialist nurses, the research team (responsible for registration, data management and input, reporting of serious adverse events etc for clinical trials), allied healthcare professionals (physiotherapy, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, audiologists), teachers, CLIC Sargent social workers, counsellors and clerical staff.

Meet the teamResearch

Patient Information Video Links

Introduction to Bone Cancer

Ewing's Sarcoma


Low Grade Glioma


Consultant Paediatric Intensive Care Unit

Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon

Mould Room

Neuro-Oncology Nurse

Paediatric Physiotherapist

Introduction to Leukaemia & Lymphoma

Acute Leukaemia

Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML)

Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Germ Cell Tumour

Introduction to common childhood cancers

Wilms Tumour



Introduction to rare cancers

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma



CLIC Sargent Social Worker

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Trials

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Consultant Radiographer

Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist

Paediatric Oncology Consultant

Hospital Teacher (Primary)

Hospital Teacher (Secondary)

Lead Counsellor Practitioner

Paediatric Dietician

Paediatric Liaison Radiographer

Paediatric Physiotherapists

Play Specialists

Pre-treatment Radiographer

Treatment Floor Radiographer



Speech and Language Therapist