NICTN Executive Committee

Acting Clinical Lead: Mr Stuart McIntosh

Operational Director: Dr Melanie Morris

Deputy Directors:

  • Ms Ruth Boyd (Cancer Research UK Senior Nurse)
  • Professor Mary Frances McMullin
  • Professor Joe O’Sullivan

NICTN Manager and Lead Clinical Research Nurse: Mrs Eileen Dillon

Northern Ireland Cancer Research Consumer Forum Chair: Mrs Margaret Grayson

Trial Management and Administration

Operational Director: Dr Melanie Morris


Mr Conal Askin

Mrs Joanne McAllister

Mrs Eimear Nicholl

Mr Jonathan Thompson

Clinical Trials Administration Officer: Mrs Amy Elliott

Graduate Intern: Miss Claire Diffin

Data Management

Senior Manager: Mr Michael Hanna


Mr Peter Clarke

Mrs Emma Hanna

Mrs Kathleen Mason

Ms Chyrelle McAlister

Ms Omowumi Odusina

Clinical Research Nursing

Cancer Research UK Senior Nurse: Ms Ruth Boyd

NICTN Manager and Lead Clinical Research Nurse:  Mrs Eileen Dillon

Early Clinical Trials Team: 

Ms Diane Law

Mrs Alison McKeever

Ms Karen Parsons

Ms Joanne Todd

Haematology Team:  

Ms Laura Croan

Ms Andrea Patterson

Ms Emma Wilson

Oncology Team:          

Ms Wendy Cunningham

Ms Sinead Fitzpatrick

Ms Naomi Hall

Mrs Barbara Harvey

Ms Grace Lavery

Ms Sharon McClean

Ms Sara McCusker

Ms Kerry Nicholls

Paediatric Team:  

Ms Sinead Gallagher

Ms Deirdre Kelly

Ulster Hospital:                    Ms Jennifer Foreman, Ms Nicola Broome

Craigavon Area Hospital:  Ms Jennifer McCormick, Ms Denise Bond

Antrim Area Hospital:        Mr Philip McAuley, Ms Alison Begg

Altnagelvin Hospital:          Ms Jackie McGee, Ms Stacey Murray

Clinical Trials Manager:      Ms Mairead Devine

Clinical Research Therapy Radiography

Lead Clinical Research Therapy Radiographer: Ms Stacey Murray

Clinical Research Therapy Radiographers:

Ms Jane Cousins

Ms Gail Gilchrist

Ms Lynn McCourt

Ms Fiona O’Hare

Ms Oonagh Stewart

Ms Grace Totten


Clinical Trials Pharmacist:  Mrs Linda McNeice

Clinical Trials Pharmacist:  Mrs Fiona Tarpey

Clinical Trials Pharmacy Technician: Ms Ellen Brown


Research Radiology Co-ordinator: Mrs Miranda Reid


Laboratory Manager: Dr Rebecca Gallagher

Tissue Procurement Technician: Mr Conal Askin

Laboratory Technician: Mr Benedict Dadebo


Quality Assurance Manager:  Dr Rebecca Gallagher

Consumer Representation

NI Cancer Research Consumer Forum: Chair – Mrs Margaret Grayson