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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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  • 22 June 2017 at 15:58

    Being a long distance carer...

    Many of us live away from the rest of our family and parents. A sign of modern times is that geographical distance often comes with ‘growing ...

  • 16 June 2017 at 15:03

    Cancer and pets...

    'The difference between friends and pets is that friends we allow into our company, pets we allow into our solitude'. (Robert Brault) As I write m...

  • 10 May 2017 at 11:08

    Treatment related hair loss

    ‘I don’t want to be told that losing my hair will give me extra time in bed in the morning when I’d otherwise have been blow-dryi...

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