Laura is a nurse practitioner who works at the St Mark's centre for familial intestinal cancer, which embeds the polyposis registry, the family cancer and Lynch syndrome services. She is also the project manager of the Lynch syndrome quality improvement project.
In addition to being a nurse, Laura is a health psychologist and has been working with patients living with inherited conditions since 2012. She started working with patients with rare dementias at UCLH, and later with patients with inherited cardiac conditions at Imperial college, Guy's, St Thomas's & King's college Hospitals; and now with inherited colorectal cancer syndromes.
She have been interested on the psychological experience of living with inherited conditions since 2012, and today she is going to present some of her work to improve the service for patients living with Lynch syndrome.