Nicola is the Head Oncology Nurse at the Clinical Science and Services Department at the Queen Mother Hospital for Small Animals. She is responsible for supporting the Oncology Service's team of nurses, clinicians, residents and students, as well as a team of Patient Care Assistants who collaboratively assist with the care delivery in the medicine, cat ward and emergency departments. Nicola’s interest in oncology nursing resulted in her pursuing this unique specialised subject, studying for a PgC in Veterinary Oncology Nursing and then more recently gaining an MSc in Veterinary Nursing; her research project on subjective and objective methods of nausea gain her an overall merit for her masters degree. Today Nicola works closely with the Oncology Team to deliver individualised medical treatment to patients diagnosed with oncology disease and support families through their treatment journey. She has a keen interest in improving access to patients with cancer through education and research.