Laura is a Lymphoma Clinical Nurse Specialist at Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, and is currently completing a Masters in Advanced Practice Nursing. In her role, Laura acts as a key worker for patients with lymphoma and developed a nurse-led, long-term follow-up clinic for patients with stable disease. Laura is a non-medical prescriber and also runs a systemic anti-cancer therapy clinic, a monthly holistic needs assessment clinic and 6-monthly health and wellbeing events for lymphoma patients.
Furthermore, she supports the training of nurses teaching as part of the Queen’s University Belfast Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation course and is chair of the Haematology Association of Ireland committee. Laura also received the Royal College of Nursing Nurse of the Year Patient Choice Award in 2013.