Meet the CMC team

Julia Riley

ProfessorJuliaRileyMRCGP, FRCP, MDClinical Lead Coordinate My Care & Palliative Care Consultant

Professor Riley is a consultant in Palliative Medicine at the Royal Marsden and Royal Brompton NHS Trusts and the Clinical Lead for Coordinate My Care which she established in 2012.

She is also a Visiting Professor at Imperial College London and Editor of the European Journal of Palliative Care (the journal for the European Association of Palliative Care).

Professor Riley has two main research interests. The first is in the inter-individual variation in patient’s response to opioids. The second is the development of models of end of life care that include the seamless transition between the acute and the community sector, improving quality of life, decreasing the number of unnecessary hospital admissions and increasing the number of patients being cared for, and dying in their preferred place.

Maureen Carruthers

Maureen CarruthersDirector of Nursing

Mo brings with her a wealth of experience to the CMC team having held many Palliative care nursing roles and most recently as Divisional Nurse Director for Royal Marsden.

Nick Tigere

NickTigereGeneral Manager

Nick joined the CMC team in January 2017 as Service Manager, and is responsible for the day-to-day running of CMC.

His healthcare career started at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, where he worked clinically as a registered paediatric nurse. During his time there, Nick took on a lead safeguarding position, setting the trust training and leading the collaboration with local and external safeguarding boards. Nick then moved into healthcare management, working at Lewisham Hospital as deputy service manager. Then he moved into the private sector as operations manager of a newly commissioned service, setting the foundations and building of a successful service.

Victoria Johns

VictoriaJohnsMarketing and Communications Manager

Victoria joined CMC in 2019 as Marketing & Communications Manager and is responsible for all internal and external communications for the service including the website, collateral, press coverage and stakeholder engagement. After 10 years in the private sector, Victoria has worked on many big name brands and brings this knowledge with her to CMC to drive awareness and encourage adoption of CMC to both patients and professionals.

Valentine Uwaeze

ValentineUwaezeSystem Administrator

Valentine manages the CMC helpdesk and been with the organisation since 2016.  He has previously worked as an IT technician and customer service advisor, having graduated from the University of Greenwich with a degree in Computer Sciences.

Valentine knows the CMC system inside and out and enjoys working directly with users. He also specialises in resolving issues and getting to the root cause of any technical or administrative issues to ensure they do not recur, and enhances the user experience of the service overall.

Marta Mulyak

Marta MulyakClinical Quality Manager

Marta was appointed as the Coordinate My Care Clinical Quality Manager in December 2018. Prior to that she helped to develop The Royal Marsden and the Institute for Cancer Research Biomedical Research Centre, where she performance managed a large portfolio of early phase clinical cancer trials. Marta joined the NHS in 2012 with over 10 years of experience in the private sector. Marta has a keen interest in improving and optimising individual patient’s care though adoption of innovative technologies and enabling cutting edge research in healthcare.

Georgia Leher

GeorgiaLeherClinical Training Facilitator

With six years of nursing experience Georgia has previously worked in Haematology and Research. She joined CMC to help bridge the communication gap between services, but to also ensure that the patients’ voices remain at the heart of their care.

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