The RNOH is one of only five designated centres in the country which specialises in the care and treatment of patients who suffer from bone and soft tissue cancers. Treatment includes bespoke endo-prostheses, bone transportation and bone grafting and the RNOH are leaders in limb salvage. Surgeons at the RNOH work with a team of oncologists and other specialists including the on-site Biomedical Engineering Unit, in providing a specially tailored package of care for each patient including surgical investigation, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

Consultants and other health professionals at the RNOH have been instrumental in the creation and development of the London Sarcoma Service. The London Sarcoma Service is one of the largest sarcoma services in Europe with an international reputation for providing the highest quality of care to patients with sarcoma. It provides a comprehensive service to patients of all ages from the first consultation, through investigation, to treatment, rehabilitation and follow-up, seeing about 500 new patients with sarcoma each year.

For more information please see the London Sarcoma Service website.

The services offered include:

  • Surgical excision of tumours
  • Limb salvage (an alternative to amputation - the limb is saved and prosthetics are used to replace the diseased part.)
  • Massive replacement - the replacement of the major proportion of the cancer affected limb using custom made prostheses
  • Amputation

Referrals can be received from GPs or hospital doctors. For further information on how to refer, please contact the Sarcoma MDT Office on 020 8909 5112 or alternatively, please complete one of the following forms to
GP referral form / GP referral form (for GP's out of London) / Sarcoma MDT Proforma.

All referral information has to be received by 3pm on a Wednesday for discussion at that Friday’s MDT. If your case is urgent, please ring us on 020 8909 5111/5600

Consultant secretaries

Mitika Nandha – Secretary to  Dr Dileo
020 3947 0041 /

Jane Moody – Secretary to Mr Aston 
020 3947 0041 /

Jan Wakeman-Blue - Secretary to Mr Pollock
020 3947 0041 /          

Fiona Hughes - Secretary to M Gikas
020 3947 0041 /

Rohma Ansari - Secretary to Mr Gerrand and Mr Bayliss
020 3947 0041 /

Veronica White - Secretary to Ms Harvard
020 3947 0041 /

Nurse Consultant

Julie Woodford – Nurse Consultant in Cancer and Supportive Care
020 3947 0458 / 

Mitika Nandha - Secretary to CNS team / Julie Woodford
020 8909 5878 /

Clinical Nurse Specialists

Milli Lipshaw - Clinical Nurse Specialist (children and young adults)
020 8909 5679 /

Jo Coleman – Advanced Nurse Practitioner
020 3947 0458 /

Lucy Denny – Clinical Nurse Specialist
020 3947 0458 /

Cilla Bawah – Associate Nurse Specialist
020 3947 0458 /

Louise Gillings – Clinical Nurse Specialist
020 3947 0458 /

Andrea McCarthy – Clinical Nurse Specialist
020 3947 0458 /

Nicki Willis – Clinical Nurse Specialist
020 3947 0458 /


Abby McCarthy, Physiotherapy Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Oncology (Limb Salvage) / Therapy Team Lead Orthopaedic Oncology Service.    
Kate Scanlan, Senior Occupational Therapist in Orthopaedic Oncology  (Limb Salvage), 
020 8909 5830

Jennifer Fulton, Physiotherapy Clinical Specialist in Amputee Rehabilitation/ Therapy Team Lead Amputee Rehabilitation Service.
Edwina Hudspeth Stevenson, Senior Occupational Therapist in Amputee Rehabilitation.
020 8909 5505



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