Paula Shepherd currently works as a Respiratory and Lung Cancer CNS at Aintree University Hospital. She qualified as an RGN in 2001 and her main experience has been gained within respiratory medicine, with a particular interest being lung cancer. She has been a Respiratory CNS since 2009 and began her role as a Lung Cancer CNS in 2011, moving to her current Trust in 2013.
Paula has completed numerous role specific degree modules previously and became a Non Medical prescriber in March 2017.
Her role as a Lung Cancer CNS involves supporting patients throughout their pathway from pre-diagnosis through to palliative care.
Paula is delighted to present for the 2nd time at the NLCFN annual conference.