What is a Macmillan Gynaecology Nurse Specialist?
This is a Macmillan Nurse who specialises in the care of women
with gynaecological cancers and their families. She may also
be known as your key worker.
Our role is to offer emotional support, information and
practical advice from the time of diagnosis, throughout the course
of treatment and afterwards.
The Macmillan Gynaecology Nurse is a member of the
Multi-disciplinary Team who works both on the wards and in the
We try to help with all aspects of cancer, treatments and living
with cancer and if cancer returns. We are supported by
a Menopause Nurse Specialist and Psychosexual Service.
Patients and relatives can also access The Macmillan Cancer Information Centre. Here
we have up to date, accurate information on all aspects of cancer,
both in written form and DVDs and CDs. Information in
different languages is also available. There is support with
internet access and finding information from reputable sites.