Meet the Team

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Wendy Anderson

Title: Macmillan nurse consultant chemotherapy

Speciality: Chemotherapy services

NMC number: 85E1370E

Based: The James Cook University Hospital

Tel: 01642 850850 ext 53665


Appointed: February 2010

Special interests: Being able to provide clinical expertise, advice and nursing leadership to develop, promote and coordinate a multiprofessional seamless service both in the delivery of chemotherapy and care of patients experiencing complications from such treatment.

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Kay Branch

Speciality: Midwife Consultant Public Health Agenda

NMC number: 82HO893E

Based: Maternity Services, Women’s & Children’s Division at JCUH

Tel: 01642 850850 EXT 53707

Appointed: September 2012

Special interests: Healthy lifestyle, mental health, teenage pregnancy, Infant feeding & nutrition, Smoking in pregnancy, antenatal and newborn screening

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Nicky Hand

Speciality: Cancer

NMC: 84L0230E

Based: South Tees hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Telephone: 01642 850850 ext 54773

Appointed: September 2010

Special Interests: Acute Oncology and Cancer of Unknown Primary. Cancer survivorship initiatives

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Jayne Mudd

Speciality: Cardiac rhythm management

GMC number: 94C2078E

Based: Cardiology, The James Cook University Hospital

Tel: 01642 282806

Appointed: November 2010

Special interests: Cardiac rhythm management, syncope, atrial fibrillation

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Lynne Paterson

Speciality: Neonatal Care

NMC number: 83A0165S

Based: Neonatal Unit, The James Cook University Hospital

Tel: 53747/54871

Appointed: 2001

Special interests: advanced nursing practice, research, patient safety and examination of the newborn.

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Jackie Tough

Speciality: Chest pain and acute coronary syndromes

GMC Number: NC5

Based: Cardiology unit, acute medicine

Tel: 01642 282837 (extension 52837)

Appointed: 2002

Special interests: Rapid access chest pain clinics, early myocardial infarction rule out and acute coronary syndromes. Honorary lecturer Teesside University.

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Chris Ward

Specialty: Specialist palliative care

NMC number: 80I4524E

Based: Old Rutson Hospital, Northallerton

Tel: 01609 751313

Appointed: 2002

Special interests: Prevention and early detection of metastatic spinal cord compression, enabling patients to achieve their preferred place of care at the end of life, involving patients and career’s in improving the services offered. Influencing service improvements by linking locally, nationally into policy makers and commissioners.