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Cancer Services leaflets

Oncology Department
Colchester Hospital Tel: 01206 742 065
Ipswich Hospital Tel: 01473 702 798


Nurse Specialists – Gynaecology Oncology Service

Nurse specialists are registered nurses who are specialised in one aspect of nursing. They are educated and trained in that field.

The nurse specialist is available to help you and your family in the following ways:

  • providing information about gynaecological cancer
  • discussing treatment options
  • offering emotional support
  • providing information about sources of support
  • offering advice on financial support – please ask. You may be eligible to claim for benefits
  • helping you with symptom control
  • linking with other members of the team involved with your care and treatment, both in hospital and the community.

Please inform the nurse specialist if you need help with any of the above.

Colchester Hospital nurse specialists

Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm

  • Gina Moss, 01206 742 065 or 07825 124 765
  • Gemma Smith, 01206 742 065 or 07704 303 951

Ipswich Hospital nurse specialists

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8am to 4pm

  • Antoinette Jarman, 01473 702 798
  • Macmillan radiographers, 01473 704 361

There may be an answering machine, so please leave your name, telephone number and brief message. We shall respond within 48 hours.

Useful contacts

  • Dr Usman and Dr Loo’s secretary, Annie – 01206 745 089
  • Miss Ghosi’s secretary, Kirsty – 01206 742 210
  • Dr Pattu’s secretary, Tracy – 01473 702 994

Cancer support

Government Support

Verifying your identity

When you attend hospital you will be asked to confirm your first and last names, date of birth, postcode and NHS number, if you know it, and to let us know if you have any allergies.

Your views

If you or a family member has recently been at an ESNEFT hospital, you can tell us about your experience on the NHS Choices website (Opens in a new window), by writing to us or by filling in a ‘Friends & Family Test’ questionnaire. Thank you.



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