My job

My job: Influencing policy through my nurse manager role

Chief of nursing Karen Roberts on providing clinical expertise and advice to Macmillan Cancer Support

Chief of nursing Karen Roberts on providing clinical expertise and advice to Macmillan Cancer Support

What is your job?

My role in Macmillan Cancer Support is about providing clinical expertise and advice to the charity and supporting its many strands of work in cancer care and treatment. I work closely with Macmillan’s chief medical officers Rosie Loftus and Jane Maher to support all areas of the charity’s work that require strategic nursing and allied health professional (AHP) involvement. Unlike other senior nursing roles I have held in the NHS, this post requires me to work alongside our policy and influencing team so we can make a difference at national policy level for people living with cancer.

What are your main responsibilities?

The main responsibilities of this role are strategic in that

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