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Children's Haematology and Oncology

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Our team

Consultant Paediatric Oncologists

Dr Kate Wheeler

Kate Wheeler

Consultant Paediatric Oncologist
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Oxford


Dr Kate Wheeler MB BS FRCPCH is a specialist in children's cancer care and manages all types of solid tumours, as well as working closely with haematology colleagues in the management of children with leukaemia.

She is clinical lead of the Thames Valley Children's Cancer Network and the Oxford Children's Haematology and Oncology Department.

Her main clinical and research interest is in neuroblastoma.

Dr Shaun Wilson

Shaun Wilson

Consultant Paediatric Oncologist

Dr Shaun Wilson PhD MRCPCH DCH MB ChB is a specialist in the management of children, teenagers and young adults with solid tumours and brain tumours.

He undertook his paediatric oncology training in the United Kingdom and Australia, completing a PhD in translational oncology at the University of Birmingham, UK.

His particular interests include brain tumours, sarcomas and paediatric oncology in developing countries.

Dr Esther Blanco

Esther Blanco

Consultant Paediatric Oncologist

Dr Esther Blanco FRCPCH is a specialist in childhood cancer. Her clinical work involves the treatment of all types of paediatric solid tumours as well as working alongside her haematology colleagues in the management of children with leukaemia and other haematological malignancies.

Her main research interest is in epidemiology, and she is a member of the CCLG Supportive Care group.

Dr Sheila Lane

Sheila Lane

Consultant Paediatric Oncologist
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Oxford


Dr Sheila Lane MB BS PhD MRCPCH is a Consultant Paediatric Oncologist at Oxford Children's Hospital. She specialises in the management of long-term complications of cancer treatment and has set up a comprehensive long-term children's cancer follow-up programme in Oxford.

Dr Lane is also the Clinical Director for the Oxford Fertility Tissue Cryopreservation Programme. This is a unique service which is a joint venture between the University of Oxford and the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The programme offers a clinical fertility preservation service to children and young adults across England and Wales, as well as spearheading a large research portfolio with national and international collaboration.

Paediatric Consultant Haematologists

Dr Georgina W Hall

Georgina W Hall

Consultant Paediatric and Adolescent Haematologist
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Oxford

Dr Georgina Hall MBBS BSc PhD FRCP FRCPath FRCPCH specialises in the management of children and adolescents with haematological disorders, both benign and malignant.

Her main clinical and research interest is in lymphoma, particularly Hodgkin lymphoma, myeloproliferative disorders and Down syndrome leukaemia.

Dr Amrana Qureshi

Amrana Qureshi

Consultant Paediatric Haematologist

Dr Amrana Qureshi has worked as a paediatric haematology consultant at Oxford Children's Hospital since 2009, and prior to this worked at Great Ormond Street as a consultant. She is the Local Principal Investigator for the current National Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia trial in children and young adults.

Dr Qureshi treats children with all malignant haematological conditions. In addition she is the Specialist Lead for Haemoglobinopathies in the Thames Valley Region, which includes all children with sickle cell disease and Thalassemia.

Dr Qureshi has regular haematology clinics at Oxford Children's Hospital, Royal Berkshire and Wexham Park, and does sickle cell clinics at Milton Keynes.

Dr Neha Bhatnagar

Neha Bhatnagar

Consultant Paediatric Haematologist

Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Oxford

Dr Neha Bhatnagar MBChB MRCPCH FRCPath MD is a specialist in benign and malignant haematological disorders in children and adolescents.

Her main clinical and research interests include Down syndrome associated leukaemias, childhood leukaemia and neonatal haematology.

She is the Paediatric Haemophilia Llead at the Oxford Haemophilia and Thrombosis Comprehensive Care Centre and looks after children and adolescents with haemophilia and other bleeding disorders as well as children and adolescents with thrombosis.