Dr. Bernie Foran specialized in oncology

Dr. Bernie Foran

Consultant Clinical Oncologist based at Weston Park Hospital, Sheffield, UK.

Country United Kingdom
Speciality Oncology
Subspeciality Head and Neck cancer, Skull Base tumours and Skin malignancies
Experience 1994 years
Languages English

Dr Bernie Foran is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist based at Weston Park Hospital, Sheffield, UK. Her particular interests lie in the clinical application of technological developments in radiotherapy and systemic therapies. She has been active in cancer clinical research for over 20 years and is a collaborator and Principal Investigator for many of the key head and neck cancer clinical trials.

Areas of expertise: Head and Neck oncology, CNS oncology and Skin oncology


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About

Dr Foran had her Bachelor's degree from Sheffield University Medical School in the UK in 1994 and completed her Specialist Training at Weston Park Cancer Centre, UK. Following this, she was appointed to her current post there as a consultant clinical oncologist in October 2003. Her particular interests lie in the clinical application of technological developments in radiotherapy and systemic therapies to improve oncological outcomes. She has been active in cancer clinical research for over 20 years and is a collaborator and Principal Investigator for many of the key head and neck cancer clinical trials.


Experiences and Positions

Honorary Senior Lecturer
University of Sheffield, UK

Clinical Examiner
Royal College of Radiologists, UK

NCRI Head & Neck Clinical Studies Group member
National and Cancer Research Institute, UK

Head and Neck Cancer Sub-Specialty lead
Yorkshire & Humber Cancer Research Netnert (CRN)

Oncology Representative
British Association of Head & Neck Oncologist Council (BAHNO)

Lead for the WPH Head & Neck Oncology group
Head and Oncology group

Regional Specialty Adviser
Yorkshire & Humber Deanery


Degrees and Certifications

Clinical Oncology Certificate of Clinical Specialist Training (CCST)
Yorks & Humber Deanery
2003

Fellowship of Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) (Clinical Oncology)
London
2001

MSc (Oncology)
University of Nottingham
2001

MB ChB
Sheffield University Medical School
1994


Markers of esteem

  • National Patient Safety Award Shortlisted – Improving Care of Cancer Patients with MSCC: an MDT Approach (2015)
  • STH Thank you award” – chemo services group for Service Development Award (2009)
  • Clinical excellence awards current level 8 Clinical Excellence Award (2007)
  • Prize for the best Scientific Presentation, Royal College of Radiologists Annual Scientific Meeting, London (2002)
  • Masterclass in Clinical Oncology Tuscany (2002)
  • Scholarship to attend awarded on competitive application
  • The James Fleming Elective Award (1993)
  • The Northern General Hospital Consultants Elective Award (1993)
  • Distinction in Paediatric exam (1992)
  • Distinction for elective project - 'The Complications of Total Hip Replacement' (1992)

Links

  • https://www.researchgate.net/publication/338464910_Evaluating_the_impact_of_the_head_neck_specialist_radiographer_on_patient_experience_in_radiotherapy

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