Orchids Editorial Board

To ensure that Orchid produces relevant and accurate information through its publications all information is reviewed by members of the Editorial Board prior to publication. The Editorial Board is made up of both healthcare professionals and lay people.

Orchids Current Editorial Board

 

Prof. John Kelly MD, FRCS (Urol)

Professor John Kelly

Prof. John Kelly is Professor of Uro-Oncology at University College Hospital London. He is the Clinical lead for Urology and Robotic surgery at UCLH.

 

Prof. Tom Powles MBBS, MRCP, MD

Professor Thomas Powles

Professor Powles is the Academic Leader for Urology Cancer. He is also the Lead for solid tumours at the CRUK Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre and specialises in the treatment of testicular and renal cancer.

 

Prof. Jayanta Barua MD, MBChB, FRCSEd, FRCSEd(Urol), FEBU, Dip.MngmntOU

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Prof. Barua is an Honorary Professor, Centre for Academic Surgery, Institute of Cell and Molecular Science at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry and Queen Mary, University of London. He is also Visiting Professor at London South Bank University. He specialises in the treatment of general urology.

 

Dr Jonathon Shamash  MBChB, MD, MRCP

Dr Jonathan Shamash

 

 

 

 

Dr Shamash is a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Medical Oncologist based at Barts and specialises in treating testicular and advanced prostate cancer.

 

Dr Karen Tipples

Dr Tipples is a consultant oncologist and educational lead at Barts specialising in the treatment of prostate cancer.

 

Mr Asif Muneer BSc (Hons) MB, FRCSEd, FRCS(Eng), MD, FRCS(Urol)

Mr Asif Muneer is a Consultant Urological Surgeon and Andrologist based in Central London. He is also Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London (UCL). He specialises in the treatment of penile cancer.

 

Mr Manit Arya MBChB, MD (Res), FRCS (Urol)

Mr Manit Arya MBChB, MD (Res), FRCS (Urol)

Mr Arya is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at UCLH Hopsitals and specialises in focal therapy treatment for prostate cancer, advanced prostate cancer and penile cancer.

Mr Rob Cornes

Orchid Male Cancer Information Nurse Specialist

Rob Cornes Male Cancer Information Nurse

 

Miss Katherine Mutsvangwa

Prostate Cancer Clinical Nurse

Orchid Male Cancer Nurse Specialist - Katherine on the phone

 

Mrs Wendy Ansell

Macmillan Urology Nurse Specialist.

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Wendy was the first Macmillan Urology Nurse Specialist in the UK and has over 18 years’ experience working within uro-oncology.In her current role she supports men with testicular cancer and is based at Bart’s as part of a regional team led by Dr Jonathan Shamash. Wendy also supports men with advanced prostate cancer as well as patients with renal and bladder cancers.

 

Miss Louisa Fleure

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Louisa Fleure is an Advanced Prostate Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust, London, and is currently a Visiting Lecturer at the South Bank University. She has authored several publications on urology and prostate cancer, and presented at regional and national meetings on these topics.In 2013, Louisa was elected as council member of the British Association of Urological Nurses (BAUN) and currently also holds the post of Treasurer and Conference Lead. She has previously held other national roles, including Secretary of the British Association of Urological Nurses and the Nurse Representative for the Council of the British Association of Urological Surgeons.

 

Mrs Karen Wilkinson

Karen is a Prostate Cancer Nurse Specialist based at Barts specialising in the treatment of prostate cancer.

 

Miss Paula Simpson

Paula

Paula is currently working as a Uro-oncology Specialist Nurse for Prostate Cancer at Kent and Canterbury Hospital.

 

Miss Nona Toothill

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Nona is a Urology Clinical Nurse Specialist based at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

 

Mrs Lesley Cooper

Lesley is a renal and testicular cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist based at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Trust.

 

Mrs Linda Shephard

Linda is a renal and testicular cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist based at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Trust.

 

Mr Ben Hearnden

Ben is currently a Uro-oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist based at  Kent and Canterbury Hospital.

 

Miss Tara Iles

Lead Uro-Oncology Nurse & Deputy Lead Cancer Nurse for ASCC Division, Southmead Hospital.

 

 

 

Mrs Medina Williamson

Medina is the Executive Director of KML and has been involved in a number of projects which have helped raise awareness of male cancer. Medina has an in depth knowledge and understanding of the important issues involved in educating men and raising awareness of male cancer in the community.

Roy

Roy was diagnosed and treated for penile cancer.

Paul

Paul was diagnosed and treated for testicular cancer.

Trevor

Trevor is 71 and was diagnosed and treated for prostate cancer at the age of 55. He has a long history of working with the Rotary Club.

John

John was diagnosed and is currently being  treated for prostate cancer.

Alan

Alan  was diagnosed and treated for prostate cancer.

 

 

 

 

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