Emily Stowe

Chair

I work as a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist at Farleigh Hospice in Essex. I have been working in palliative care since 2010 and have a particular interest in improving the management of patients with non-malignant disease at the end of life. I have been on the ACPOPC Committee since 2016. 

Sally Davis

Secretary/ Study Day Liaison Officer

I work as a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist and Professional Lead for Therapies at Farleigh Hospice.  I have worked in palliative care since 2013.

I am passionate about promoting and developing the role of physiotherapy in palliative care and have a special interest in palliative rehabilitation.

Hanni Easton

Membership Secretary

I work as a Macmillan Physiotherapist and Joint Team Lead at the Bristol Haematology & Oncology Centre within the Bristol Royal Infirmary. I have a specialist interest in metastatic spinal cord compression. I joined the ACPOPC committee in 2022.

Kerry Archer

Treasurer

I work as the Cancer Specialist Physiotherapist at Active Against Cancer, Harrogate & District NHS Foundation Trust, an exercise referral service for adult cancer patients providing prehabilitation, in treatment exercise and rehabilitation. I have been working in oncology for 10 years and have a specialist interest in exercising with a stoma. I have been an ACPOPC committee member since 2017.

 

Natasha Richardson

Joint Study Day Liaison/ Diversity/ Education

To be added 

Joanna Fairhurst

Joint Study Day Liaison/ Diversity/ Education

My current role is Regional Cancer Programme Lead for NHS England in the Midlands, where I work closely with the Cancer Alliances and National Cancer Policy Team on delivery of regional and national cancer transformation programmes.  Prior to this I worked clinically in cancer and palliative care at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton and in cancer education and workforce development for Macmillan Cancer Support in regional and national roles.

I have recently re-joined the ACPOPC committee in November 2022 having previously held the role of PRO in 2017

Lucy Thornton

Regional Representatives Liaison Officer

To be added 

Robert Vincent

NICE Liaison

To be added 

Catherine Neck

Public Relations Officer

I work as Clinical Programme Lead for Cancer & Long-Term Conditions at South Central and West Commissioning Support Unit. Prior to this I was Macmillan AHP and Personalised Care for Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon & Gloucestershire Cancer Alliance. I have a particular interest in prehabilitation and rehabilitation aiming to improve outcomes for people throughout all stages of the cancer pathway. I have been on the ACPOPC Committee since 2017.

 

Shana Hall

Research Officer/ Journal Editor

I work as the Specialist Physiotherapist Cancer Rehabilitation at Kings College NHS Foundation Trust. This has involved establishing a colorectal prehabilitation pilot service and a brand new Cancer Allied Health outpatient’s service alongside dietetics. Prior to this I gained experience in a range of London NHS trusts before working abroad on a specialist inpatient Haematology, oncology and radiation-oncology unit in Wellington Regional Hospital, New Zealand. There I received a scholarship for post graduate training from PINC and STEEL International through their cancer rehabilitation programmes. 

I am passionate about prehabilitation, health economics and working towards integration of exercise oncology being part of the standard of care for all cancer patients.

 

 

Catherine Sandsund

Member Without Portfolio

I work as a Physiotherapist at The Royal Marsden Hospital in London. I have been working to support people with thoracic cancers since 2019 and have interests in exercise oncology, digital health and quality improvement.

I have recently joined the ACPOPC committee.

Carol Keen

Member Without Portfolio

I work as a Consultant Physiotherapist in Cancer prehabilitation and rehabilitation in Sheffield. I’m interested in embedding rehabilitation services across the cancer pathway, and developing the workforce and career pathways to deliver that.

My research interest is in rehabilitation and the outcome measures used to capture its impact.