Lavinia is Nurse Consultant, Thoracic Oncology, at Royal Papworth Hospital. Her oncology career started in 1997 as a clinical research nurse and database manager. As a NLCFN member she was awarded the first Research Interest Group Grant to look at the psycho-social impact of taking TKIs. In 2013 she became a committee member of the NLCFN and was involved in developing the Using Your Voice workshops and Promoting Research in Oncology Nursing project. She represents the NLCFN at the UK Lung Cancer Coalition, Lung Cancer Europe forum and is a member of LORD NCRI subgroup.
Running 2 nurse-led follow up clinics per week and working within a dedicated multi-disciplinary team, it is an honour to look after patients with lung cancer and mesothelioma. The NLCFN provides an excellent way to share ideas and expertise and improve services for patients and their carers.