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Sarah Liptrott

Sarah Liptrott

Clinical Research Nurse, European Institute of Oncology, Italy

Sarah Liptrott works as a Research Nurse and Nurse Researcher in the department of Hemato-oncology at the European Institute of Oncology (EIO) in Milan.

Her clinical background includes surgical and medical oncology, specialising in hematology since 2001, and caring for patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings as well as those undergoing stem cell transplantation. Throughout her career, she has undertaken a variety of clinical roles including Clinical Nurse Specialist initiating nurse-led clinics and implementing nurse prescribing, and Clinical Trial Team Leader responsible for the research team and achievement of national targets.

In her current role at the EIO, she works as the Hematology Research Nurse and Principal Investigator for nurse-led research in this field. She completed her PhD in 2018 focusing on telephone-based supportive care for patients with haematological malignancies.

She has authored and co-authored numerous articles and chapters within the textbook The European Blood and Marrow Transplantation Textbook for Nurses. She is an acknowledge presenter and educator both nationally and internationally on a variety of topics including malignant and non-malignant haematological conditions, research, symptom management and supportive care issues. She has also lectured on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at the Università degli studi di Milano.

Sarah is an active member of the Haematology Nurses and Healthcare Professionals Group (Secretary), and the Research Committee Chair for the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation Nurses Group. She also works within patient advocacy as a Steering Committee member of MDS Alliance and represents this group at a European level within the European CanCer Organization (ECCO) Patient Advisory Committee.

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