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About SusieQ

Hello - My name is Sue, and I am one of the cancer support specialists here at the Maggie's Online Centre (read more about the CSS role in Robyn's blog, 'cancer support specialists').

I have worked as a specialist cancer nurse for many years, mainly in oncology and palliative care. I trained as a nurse in the RAF, before working in hospitals, hospices, and the final post in the NHS was as a breast care nurse specialist, before joining Maggie's Oxford in 2010.

In October 2012, I was fortunate enough to be offered a similar role, online, and it is a job I love. It's a little more challenging making sure that people feel welcomed and valued by the written word, rather than face to face - but that is an aspect I enjoy.

In my spare time, I spend time walking the dogs, listening to music, making tea and messing about with classic MG's....

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  • 03 October 2017 at 09:17

    Cancer and survivor guilt...

    My blog this week is about 'survivor guilt'. It's been mentioned in the papers a great deal, in a year when man-made and natural tragedies have fil...

  • 14 September 2017 at 15:13

    Family support and cancer

    Most of us are part of a bigger family and friend network. When we, or someone close to us, are diagnosed with cancer – the emotional fallout...

  • 06 September 2017 at 10:52

    What cancer means for carers

    What cancer means for families, friends and partners ? ‘You can do anything, but not everything.’(David Allen) Most of us can identif...

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