Multi Disciplinary Team Meetings

Site Specific Multidisciplinary Teams (MDT’s) meet to discuss patient diagnosis and treatment pathways to ensure specialist input at appropriate times. The below timetable shows the meeting times and venues for each MDT:

Team

Day

Time

Venue

Skin

Monday (2nd and 4th weeks)

12.30

Route 107 

Lung

Monday

13.00

Path Seminar Room

Palliative Care

Tuesday

13.00

Palliative Care Centre

Breast

Wednesday

12.30

Path Seminar Room

Urology

Wednesday

9.30

Path Seminar Room

Upper GI

Thursday

8.30

Path Seminar Room

Gynaecology

Thursday

13.00

Path Seminar Room

Head & Neck

Friday (2nd and 4th weeks)

12.00

Path Seminar Room

Colorectal

Friday

14.15

Path Seminar Room

Haematology

Weekly on Fridays @ New Cross Hospital (added to list by Haematology team once patient s/b Haematologist

14:30

Radiology Seminar Room

New Cross Wolverhampton NHS Trust

If you require a cancer patient to be added onto an MDT for discussion please contact the relevant site specific CNS or the MDT co-ordinators on extension 7522.Or Email MDTsupport@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk

Please note that all patients should be added at least 24 hours before the meeting to allow for appropriate preparation.

Acute Oncology Team (Both E/I)

The lead clinician for acute oncology for Walsall Healthcare is:

Ms Nicky Adams – Acute Oncology Nurse Consultant

01922 721172 ext: 6118 Bleep 7056

Other Acute Oncology Nurses:

Joanne Marsh - 01922 721172 ext 6118

Julie Burgoyne - 01922 721172 ext 6118


Oncologists: Contact Via Secretary @Walsall: ext 7446

Dr Shan Chetiyawardana- Urology

Dr I Fernando – Gynaecology

Dr S Yahya - Lung & Breast

Dr V Kunene- Medical oncologist for UGI/ Colorectal


Palliative Medicine

Dr. E. Waterhouse - Walsall Manor Hospital (contact via hospital switchboard or 01922 721172 ext: 7324)

Dr. R. Klezlova – Walsall Palliative Care Centre (community contact 01922 602620)

Hospital Palliative Care Team consisting of:

Specialist Palliative Care CNS Team

Palliative Occupational Therapists

Specialist Nurse Practitioner- End of Life Care

Contactable via Walsall Manor Hospital switchboard or 01922 721172 ext: 7324

Community Palliative Care Services

–        Palliative Care CNS Team

–        Palliative Therapies inc. OT/Physiotherapy

–        Specialist Day Hospice

–        Lymphoedema

–        Bereavement

–        Complementary Therapies

–        Cancer & Palliative Information Support Services

–        Volunteers

–        Cervical Screening

–        Chaplaincy

–        Psychology service for oncology and palliative care

For more information on the MDT please click here for adding patients to an MDT email MDTsupport@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk or MDT page

PALLIATIVE CARE SERVICES IN WALSALL (External) for more detail link to website: https://www.walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk/palliative-care-centre-1.aspx


Breast Multidisciplinary Team (both E/I)

The Lead clinician for Breast Cancer for Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is:

Mr Phil Brookes (x6329)

Breast Consultants:

Mr Iqbal Casana (x6824)

Miss Marlies Heitmann (x4609)

Clinical Nurse Specialists:

Lisa Summers (x7108) or bleep 8021

Jayne Kanwar (x7715) or bleep 2364 / Naz Qureshi (x7108) or bleep 7043

For more information on the MDT please click here for adding patients to an MDT email MDTsupport@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk or MDT page

For referral pathways and clinical guidelines contact CNS/ MDT Lead


Upper Gastro- Intestinal Team (E/I)

The lead clinician for the Upper GI Multiprofessional Team in Walsall Healthcare Trust is:

Dr Mark Cox (x7449)

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Amanda Hughes (x6975)

Dr S Manjunath (x7197)

Dr A Awasthi (x7151)

Dr R. Kasturi (x6975)

Dr K Desai (x7449)

Consultant Surgeon

Mr John Whiting @QEH

Mrs Sonia Puig @ QEH

Clinical Nurse Specialist:

Sam King (x7948) or bleep 8118

For more information on the MDT please click here for adding patients to an MDT email MDTsupport@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk or MDT page

For referral pathways and clinical guidelines contact CNS/ MDT Lead


Urology Multidisciplinary Team (Both E/I)

The Lead clinician for urological Cancer for Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is:

Mr S Koneru (x7145)

Consultant Urological Surgeon:

Mr S Ganta (x7406)

Mr Shankar Chandasekhran.(x7406)

Urology Clinical Nurse Specialists:

Maureen Caw ext 7825 or bleep 7031

Vicky Julian ext 7825

Sally Swain ext 7825

or bleep 7031

For referral pathways and clinical guidelines contact CNS/ MDT clinician MDTsupport@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk or MDT page


Gynaecological Multiprofessional Team (Both I/E)

The Lead clinician for Gynaecological Cancer for Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is:

Mr Anthony Head (x7738)

Gynaecology Consultants:

Mr Fateh Ghazal (x7736)

Consultant Oncologist

Dr I Fernando (x7446)

Clinical Nurse Specialist:

Mrs Carol Smith (x6564) or bleep 7026

For more information on the MDT please click here for adding patients to an MDT email MDTsupport@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk or MDT page

For referral pathways and clinical guidelines contact CNS/MDT Clinician


Lung Cancer Multiprofessional Team (both I/E)

The Lead clinician for Lung Cancer for Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is:

Consultant Physician Dr V.P Balagopal (x7450)

Consultant Physicians:

Dr Max Matonhodze (x6976)

Dr Shahid Nadeem (x7926)

Dr Selva Selvaraj (x6976)

Consultant Thoracic Surgeon

Mr Maninder Kalkat (x7446)

Consultant Oncologist

Dr S Yahya (x7446)

Clinical Nurse Specialists:

Shareen Juwle (x7677) or bleep 8064

Jayne Powell (x7677) or bleep 7050

Jamie Green (x7677)

For more information on the MDT please click here for adding patients to an MDT email MDTsupport@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk or MDT page

For referral pathways and clinical guidelines contact CNS/ MDT clinician  


Colorectal Multiprofessional Team (both E/I)

The Lead clinician for Colorectal Cancer for Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is:

Mino S Abbott

Colorectal Consultant Surgeon

Miss S Addison (x6649)

Mr Muthiah (x7763)

Mr S Odogwu (x6980)

Clinical Oncologist

Dr A Hartley

Medical Oncologist

Dr V Kunene (x7446)

Advanced Nurse Practitioner:

Mrs Elaine Swan (x6300) or bleep 8051

Clinical Nurse Specialists:

Mrs Jane Sidebotham (x6300) or Bleep 5018

Mrs Kirsi Cutler (x6300) or bleep 5018

Virginia Hill (x6300)

For more information on the MDT please click here for adding patients to an MDT email MDTsupport@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk MDT page

For referral pathways and clinical guidelines contact CNS/ MDT clinician 


Head and Neck Local Support  Team (both E/I)

The Head and Neck Cancer Local Support Team is currently under review.

Detail to be added at a later date

Consultant Surgeon

Mr S Minhas (x7377)

Clinical Nurse Specialist:

Mrs Karen Mail (x7881) or bleep 8043

For more information on the MDT please click here for adding patients to an MDT email MDTsupport@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk or MDT page

For referral pathways and clinical guidelines contact CNS/ MDT Lead 


Skin Cancer Multiprofessional Team (I/E)

The Lead clinician for Skin Cancer for Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is:

Dr Claire Defty - Consultant Dermatologist (x6336)

Dr J Halpern- Consultant Dermatologist

Plastic Surgeon

Mr A Khanna (x7564)

Mr A Lahiri (x7564)

Consultant Oncologist

Dr A D Chetiyawardana (x7446)

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Mr Ben Sarapuddin (x6598) or bleep 8104

For more information on the MDT please click here for adding patients to an MDT email MDTsupport@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk or MDT page

For referral pathways and clinical guidelines contact CNS/ MDT Lead


The Chemotherapy Team (I/E)

The Lead clinician for the Chemotherapy Service for Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is:

 Dr Suhail Anwar- Consultant Clinical Oncologist (x7446)

Lead Chemotherapy Nurse- Acute

Kerry O'Callagha (7119)

Community Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialists Office 01922 604633

Mrs Jo-Ann Beech (07825 780943 / (07825 780943)

Mrs Rose Faulkner (07862 917828

Acute Oncology Nurse Consultant

Ms Nicky Adams (x6118) or bleep 7056

Joanne Marsh 

Julie Buryone

Haematology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Ms Gill Horobin (7162) or bleep 7003

Research Nurse Lead:

Lynda Wagstaff (x7167)

Lead Pharmacist for Cancer & Palliative Care

Saika Razaq

(X 6790) or (x6840)

Pharmacy Aseptic Dispensing

 (x 6840)


Haematology Multiprofessional Team (I/E)

The lead clinician for Haematology Multi professional team in Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is:

Consultant Haematologist

Dr Vinayak Tandon (x7609)

Secretary Claire Restell (x7485)

sec.Haem@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk

Consultant Haematologist

Dr Monica Vega (x7608)

Secretary Sue Simcox (x6487)

secggalvin@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk

Speciality doctor

Via Bleep/pager or Swicthboard

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Gill Horobin (x7162 or Bleep 7003)

Sue Goble - Associate Nurse


Haematology Service

The clinical Haematology service at Walsall provides chemotherapy for patients for most lymphomas, myeloma and chronic leukemia’s. Those needing more intensive treatment are managed by New Cross (Wolverhampton Hospital).

Walsall Consultants provide an integrated service with the five consultant colleagues at Wolverhampton providing care for the more complex inpatients residing in Walsall, Wolverhampton and South Staffordshire, at the Clinical Haematology Unit at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton.

The aim of the MDT is to provide a coordinated approach to diagnosis, treatment and care services for all patients diagnosed with haematological malignancies

Frequency: weekly

Day: Friday

Location: New cross Hospital, Wolverhampton. This is a combined diagnostic and therapeutic MDT.

Time:  14:30 hours

Monthly there is a transplant meeting where a representative from the transplant team at the Birmingham hospitals will be present.

Patients can only be listed on the MDT meeting if they have been formally seen by a Consultant Haematologist.