Northampton nurse makes Macmillan award shortlist

Shez Holmes
Shez Holmes

A nurse specialist at Northampton General Hospital has been shortlisted for a national award for her work supporting patients with brain tumours.

Sheralyn “Shez” Holmes, Macmillan neuro-oncology clinical nurse specialist, has been shortlisted for a Macmillan Professionals Excellence Award.

She is one of eight Macmillan professionals who have been shortlisted for the service improvement award.

The winner will be announced at a national conference in November.

She said: “I am delighted to be nominated for this award.

“I am just doing my job, but it’s lovely to be appreciated for what I do.”

NGH cancer lead nurse Liz Summers, who nominated Shez, said: “These awards are a chance to showcase and thank Macmillan post holders who are shining lights in cancer care.

“Shez is a great ambassador for Macmillan and a driving force for change to improve the patient/carer experience.”