Ann Russell

Patient representative / advocate

About Me

Prior to retirement I was an HR Director for a national charity. My background was in Social Work, Community Care and Human Resources. Held a role as a representative of all national childcare organisations working with national Government on child protection issues. Member of Cambridgeshire Link (until it became Healthwatch) held positions on a number of NHS and Social Care committees. AGE UK – Safeguarding and Quality visitor adult care homes Eastern Region. Patient representative - NCRI Colorectal and Primary Care CSG’s; CRN Colorectal CSG; Addenbrookes CPPG/Breast Cancer Unit/ECMC. Patient representative – 5 National/International Cancer Clinical Trials Management. Groups; Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit. Patient Advocate – USA led Cancer Clinical Trial Proposal for 2018 CRUK GrandChallenge.

Condition interest or area of knowledge

  • Cancer

Where I can help

  • Bedfordshire
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Essex
  • Hertfordshire
  • Norfolk
  • Suffolk
  • UK (National)

Organisations I am involved with: 

  • Cambridge University Hospital
  • National Institute for Health Research - Cancer Research Eastern Division
  • National Cancer Research Institute Clinical Studies Groups and Consumer Forum
  • CRUK Cambridge Institute
  • Independent Cancer Patient Voice
  • EAHSN Citizens Senate
Ann Russell

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