Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Jenny Mitchell is the Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Thoracic Surgery at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. In this role she is involved in all aspects of the surgical patient’s pathway from referral at MDT to on-going follow-up and surveillance after surgery. She runs a nurse led service for post-operative patients which includes long term follow-up clinics and support via email and phone, and a clinic for patients needing early follow-up after discharge.
Jenny is chair of the Thoracic Surgery Group, a sub group of the National Lung Cancer Forum for Nurses. She has published and presented on new nursing practice and extending nursing roles in thoracic surgery and was the chair of the nursing and allied health professional programme committee for World Conference on Lung Cancer 2019.
Jenny qualified from Queen Margaret, Edinburgh in 1990 and has over 25 years’ experience in cardiothoracic nursing.