Staff

Dan Lumley, Lead Radiographer and General Manager

Dan joined as the Senior Radiographer in 2009, became the Lead Radiographer in 2014 and has been recently appointed as General Manager. Having earned a First Class Honours degree in Radiotherapy and Oncology from Sheffield Hallam University he worked as a Therapeutic Radiographer within the Midlands, specialising in Treatment Simulation and Planning, Brachytherapy treatment delivery and Infection Control management. Dan has continued to enhance his Professional Development, undertaking specialist Stereotactic Radiosurgery training in Stockholm.

Nimrah Dar, Senior Radiographer

Nimrah  joined the Gamma Knife team in 2016. She graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University in Radiotherapy and Oncology in 2011 and worked in both public and private sectors in London gaining a wealth of experience working across both radiotherapy treatment and planning. Nimrah  has several years experience working as a Senior Radiographer within the Gamma Knife Centre at the Bupa Cromwell Hospital.

Elaine Pogson, Senior Radiographer

Elaine graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a first class degree with honours in Radiotherapy and Oncology before working as a therapy radiographer at Lincoln County Hospital.

Alexander Polonsky, Senior Radiographer

Alexander studied Medicine in Ukraine and Radiotherapy in St George Medical School.  He has extensive experience in stereotactic neuroradiosurgery, participating in all aspects of Gamma Knife Treatment, collecting clinical data and research, training radiographers and students and is also lead radiographer at the Queen Square Gamma Knife Centre.

Katie Jeanson, Senior Radiographer

Katie is a very experienced Radiographer having specialised in radiosurgery, is currently lead radiographer  for the Queen Square Gamma Knife and previously worked at the Barts Gamma Knife centre and is committed to providing a first class service for all patients.

Jay Ali, Radiographer

Jay studied at the University of Liverpool and was awarded the clinical prize before working in the Basingstoke Radiotherapy department as a Therapy Radiographer. With a passion for brain radiotherapy he has chosen to further his career in Gamma Knife.

Karen Llewellyn, Clinical Assistant

Karen has worked as our Clinical Assistant within the Gamma Knife since the opening of the department. Karen has a wealth of care experience, helping provide exceptional patient care and ensuring the smooth running of treatment days.

Nicola Crisp, Gamma Knife Coordinator

Having worked at Thornbury for more than 17 years Nicola brings a wealth of experience in dealing with patient treatment pathways, liaising with Consultants and managing all aspects of departmental administration. She joined the team in 2010.