Kate Wakelin

NET Nurse, NeuroEndocrine Cancer Australia

 

Biography

Kate Wakelin is a Registered Nurse with a Graduate Diploma in Psycho-Oncology. She has been caring for people affected by cancer for over 25 years, in areas including palliative care, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, research and supportive care. Throughout her career, Kate has maintained a passion for creating and maintaining innovative programs that strengthen the delivery of supportive care to people affected by cancer.

Kate sits on the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia NET Special Interest Group Executive Committee, and the Cancer Nurses Society of Australia, Victorian Committee.

Kate has been working with NeuroEndocrine Cancer Australia as NET Nurse since 2015. She is constantly amazed by the courage and resilience of this community, and feels it is a true privilege to be able to share in their stories, and help NET patients access the information and support their need to navigate this very challenging disease.