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Mr Luca D'agnano

Vasculitis specialist nurse

I am a committed vasculitis specialist nurse with direct involvement in clinical research dedicated to direct inpatient and outpatient care and participating in various clinical research projects.
Luca D'agnano

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George S. Patton Jr

My current role

I work within the vasculitis and lupus team as specialist nurse. My responsibilities as a specialist nurse involve:

  • Providing patients with follow-up instructions after clinical review has been completed
  • Preparing evaluations of research subjects and tracking follow-up results
  • Carrying out study visits and procedures as per study protocol
  • Providing support for various clinical research projects and studies
  • Ensuring that all project-related data is accurately recorded
  • Counselling, administering and following up chemotherapies and other treatments
  • Compiling clinical data and identifying any inconsistencies
  • Accessing previously collected data for comparisons
  • Recruiting and consenting for research projects following ICH and GCP standards
  • Ensuring that all research projects conform to applicable standards
  • Training in-house support staff for clinical research projects
  • Screening and recruiting subjects for various clinical tests as per current ICH/GCP legislations
  • Managing telephone and online helpline for urgent and emergent queries

Previous history

Before joining the vasculitis and lupus team I worked as senior nurse in the wards, mainly in the acute surgical colorectal ward.

Membership and accreditations

I am a member of the RCN.

Personal interests

When I am not working I enjoy playing sports, socializing and travelling.