NICTN Executive Committee

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

Data Management

Senior Manager: Mr Michael Hanna


Mr Peter Clarke

Ms Jolene Gibson

Mrs Emma Hanna

Ms Alison Logie

Ms Chyrelle McAlister

Ms Jill Orr

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 Joanne Todd

Haematology Team:  

Ms Laura Croan

Ms Andrea Patterson

Ms Emma Wilson

Oncology Team:          

Ms Wendy Cunningham

Ms Sinead Treanor

Ms Ruth Gibson

Ms Naomi Hill

Mrs Barbara Harvey

Ms Sharon McClean

Ms Sara McCusker

Ms Kerry Nicholls

Ms Marie Shannon

Mrs Margot Creighton

Paediatric Team:  

Ms Sinead Gallagher

Ms Iszara Crothers

Ms Alana Sharpe

Ulster Hospital:                    Ms Angela Berry, Ms Jennifer Foreman,

Craigavon Area Hospital:  Ms Denise Bond, Ms Karen Parsons

Antrim Area Hospital:        vacancy

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 McCartan

Ms Oonagh Stewart

Ms Grace Totten


Clinical Trials Pharmacist:  Mrs Linda McNeice

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 Jonathan McVicar


Quality Assurance Manager:  Dr Rebecca Gallagher

Consumer Representation

NI Cancer Research Consumer Forum: Chair – Mrs Margaret Grayson