What is the acute oncology service?

The Acute Oncology Service (AOS) is a team of specialist nurses who work in both Basingstoke and Winchester hospitals.

Within our Acute Oncology team we also have a clinical fellow, junior doctors and a physicians associate.

We can assist with advice or input about complications of your cancer diagnosis or treatment.


We are available to support you with assessment and urgent advice 24/7.


How can the acute oncology team help?

We help you by offering assessment and urgent advice 24/7 if you become unwell due to:

  • Complications related  to your cancer diagnosis.
  • Complications or side effects related to your cancer treatment.

When is the service available?

Acute Oncology Specialist Nurses: are available 8am - 6pm, Monday to Friday on both sites, excluding bank holidays.

Out of hours: There is always a trained nurse who takes responsibility for answering the 24/7 mobile for both sites.  Ensuring access to specialist advice 24/7, every day of the year.


 The team 

Dr Arun Selvaraju

Acute Oncology Clinical Lead

Dr Peter Otenaike

Acute Oncology Clinical Fellow

Sangeetha Sathishkumar

Acute Oncology Physician Associate

Emma Sansome

Macmillan Acute Oncology Lead Nurse

Poppy Shingleton

Macmillan Acute Oncology Team Lead

Diane Mitchell

Macmillan, MCC & CUP Clinical Nurse Specialist

Regina Wusha-Conteh

Macmillan Acute Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Hannah Stephen

Macmillan Acute Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Danni Armstrong

Macmillan Acute Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Donna Albacaro

Macmillan Acute Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist