Jackie Green is a consultant nurse in haematology and oncology at Croydon Health Services. She qualified as an oncology nurse in 1990 and worked on the haemato-oncology bone marrow transplant unit at the Royal Marsden Hospital. In 1996, Jackie joined Croydon Health Services, where she established a haematology day care unit and led the development of the clinical haematology day care service. In 2001, she moved to King’s College Hospital as a lead cancer nurse and senior nurse in haematology and oncology.
Jackie took up her current post in 2002, which has since involved working in partnership with voluntary organisations, community care groups, acute trusts, education providers and specialist centre colleagues. Since returning to Croydon Health Services, she has been a member of the senior nursing team and was an interim deputy director of nursing, leading on a number of initiatives, such as the nurse-led venous access service and non-medical prescribing.
Jackie has been an external advisor for many service reviews. She is an active member of the national cancer peer review programme and a Care Quality Commission inspector. Between 2003 and 2010, Jackie was a board member of Myeloma UK as the nurse advisor. She has developed nurse-led clinics, helping to develop competencies and scope of practice for advanced nursing practice.