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Pam Dalrymple

Pam Dalrymple

Pamela initially qualified as a Registered Nurse in 1994 and has extensive experience of working within Specialist Palliative Care services within an inpatient, day unit and also within a community setting for over 18 years. She is a Specialist Practitioner in Palliative Care and won the Anne Weatherall prize for top graduate in 2001 at QMUC in Edinburgh. She has been a non-medical prescriber since 2005 and in 2020 completed a post graduate certificate in Advanced Practice. She has also been a research nurse manager with the University of Edinburgh and retains an interest in research and is a member of the LCNUK Research Interest Group.

Pamela has been working as an Advanced CNS in Lung Cancer since 2020 at IRH in Greenock and supports patients and their carers from Pre diagnosis and through the diagnostic pathway having developed a Prehabilitation service for all patients with a high suspicion of a lung cancer at IRH. She works alongside the consultant oncologist undertaking clinical consultations and prescribing of SACT, TKI's and Immunotherapy. She also continues to support patients following treatment and under surveillance.

Pamela is a committee member of LCNUK and co-facilitates the LCNUK annual workshop and is currently chair of the Scottish Lung Cancer Nurses Forum. She teaches Sage and Thyme communication skills training across GGC and has recently become a trainer for Ruth Strauss foundation – No conversation too tough: Preparing children for parental death.

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