The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is Liz Ridgway. She is often the first port of call for patients and families.
Liz Ridgeway CNS 2
As nurse specialist, Liz`s role involves co-ordinating care from diagnosis to treatment, through to follow. She also offers support and information to patients and carers regarding investigations and treatment options.  Liz acts as a link to other professionals & support services.
 
Background & Experience:
 
Liz has been a Clinical Nurse Specialist supporting patients with cancer for the last fifteen years. During this time she has worked as a Macmillan Nurse in both hospital & community settings and has both hospice care and Marie Curie nursing experience. She currently also holds an educational role in cancer and palliative care within the trust.
 
 
Professional Education to date:
 
Liz holds a range of diploma & degree level study relating to nursing, cancer & palliative care. She recently completed Masters Degree (MSc) in Health & Social Policy (University of Bath).
 
Contact details:
 
Liz Ridgway
Clinical Specialist Nurse Sarcoma
Oncology Department
Level 3
Derriford Hospital
PL6 8DH
 
Direct line: 01752 763674
Via pager: 08451558155 pager 290
email: Liz.ridgway@phnt.swest.nhs.uk

Sarcoma, Derriford, Plymouth, Devon, Cornwall, Peninsula, Southwest, South West, Angiosarcoma, Liposarcoma, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Leiomyosarcoma, MFH, Malignant Fibro Histio Sarcoma, South West, Plymouth, Treliske