Dr Louise Brown, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine (Thoracic Oncology) at MFT
GM Cancer Lung pathway is led by Dr Louise Brown MD MRCP(Respiratory). Louise qualified from Southampton University Medical School in 2003. She undertook specialist training in Respiratory Medicine in the Northwest from 2007-2015, including a 3 year fellowship in Thoracic Oncology at the University Hospital of South Manchester (UHSM) completing an MD degree.
Louise was appointed as a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine (Thoracic Oncology) at North Manchester General Hospital (formerly part of Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust) in 2015. She has been an active member of the Lung Pathway Board since that appointment and has supported the CURE programme and Prehab for cancer initiatives as well as chair for the Northeast Sector MDT and local Clinical Lead at North Manchester General Hospital
Contact Jane Cronin
Jane has been working at GM Cancer for over three years, initially as a User Involvement Manager using a co-production method to ensure that people with a lived experience of cancer have an equal voice in the development and improvement of cancer services across Greater Manchester & East Cheshire.
More recently, Jane has taken on the role of Pathway Manager, facilitating 3 pathway boards to deliver system wide improvements to cancer pathways and patient care, including Acute Oncology, Lung & Skin. The Boards offer an objective and collaborative approach to service improvement and bring together stake holders from across Greater Manchester & East Cheshire to create an engaged, multidisciplinary board which is representative of the whole patient pathway.
Prior to working at GM Cancer, Jane worked at The Christie Foundation Trust on a project to improve lung nursing provision which was shortlisted for a Macmillan Innovation Award.
Before joining the NHS Jane spent a long career managing a large Corporate Finance portfolio and supporting small and medium sized enterprises to grow their business.