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These are the excellent presentations from the Children with Cancer UK sponsored childhood cancer session organised by Professor Denis Henshaw for the 8th Princess Chulabhorn International Scientific Congress held in Thailand in November 2016.

Lesley Howells

Lesley Howells

Lesley Howells is Research Lead for the Maggie’s network of twenty-one centres across the UK (www.maggiescentres.org), Hong Kong and Tokyo. She is also Centre Head for Maggie’s Dundee and the Maggie’s Lead Consultant Clinical Psychologist for Scotland.

Lesley’s responsibilities for the Maggie’s network include: developing and monitoring the Maggie’s evidence based cancer support programme, development and delivery of staff training, psychology supervision and professional leadership and the management of the Maggie’s Research Portfolio.

She is an NHS Accredited Trainer in Advanced Communication, Accredited Mindfulness Teacher and has specialist expertise in the teaching and supervision of NHS Specialist Palliative Care professionals.

Since qualifying in 1991 her research and clinical focus has been families, individuals and couples facing life-changing trauma and transitions, primarily those prompted by changes in physical health (e.g. families with cystic fibrosis, diabetes).

Before joining Maggie’s in 2014, she was the Clinical Health Psychology Lead for NHS Dumfries and Galloway.

For further information please see: Maggie's Centres

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