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Haemophilia and thrombosis staff


Dr Nicola Curry MA MD FRCP FRCPath

Dr Nicola Curry

Consultant Haematologist

Dr Nicola Curry is a Consultant Haematologist at the Oxford Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre. She is the Clinical Lead for VTE Prevention. She also leads the clinical research team within the department and is the NIHR CRN Co-lead for Haematology.

Her research interest is in acquired bleeding and her laboratory focuses on the coagulopathy associated with trauma haemorrhage.

Dr Susie Shapiro FRCP FRCPath PhD

Dr Susie Shapiro

Consultant Haematologist and Associate Professor of Haematology, University of Oxford

Dr Shapiro is a Consultant Haematologist and works entirely in the field of haemostasis and thrombosis: haemophilia and other bleeding disorders, thrombosis and anticoagulation at Oxford University Hospitals. She has particular interest in improving patient safety, with projects to optimise anticoagulation winning national awards; and in improving knowledge of aging and comorbidities in haemophilia including with respect to new innovative treatments. She is actively involved in clinical research trials, including many as local or national lead, and enjoys teaching.

Dr Shapiro is currently Head of Department for the Oxford Haemophilia and Thrombosis Service (2022-), having previously been Director of the Oxford Haemophilia Service 2018-2022 and hospital leads for both Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) prevention and anticoagulation 2015-2019.

She is the National Speciality Advisor for Specialised Blood Disorders (2022- ), actively involved in several working parties/taskforces for the UK Haemophilia Centre Doctors Organisation working (Comorbidities, Von Willebrand factor, Gene therapy), member of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Group for the UK Haemophilia Society (2020-), and Co-Chair of the Scientific SubCommittee on FVIII, FIX and Rare Coagulation Disorders for the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (2022-).

She is also an Associate Professor of Haematology at Oxford University and her research interests complement her clinical work.

Dalia Khan


Clinical Specialist Nursing Team

Lucy Wood

Lucy Wood

Lead Nurse

Lucy Wood is the Lead Nurse for the thrombosis service, which comprises both an anticoagulation service providing remote management and advice for patients across Oxfordshire on vitamin K antagonist medication, and a DVT diagnostic service, which operates seven days a week and has clinics at both the Churchill and Horton General hospitals providing an award winning outpatient one-stop-shop diagnostic service for patients with suspected lower limb DVT.

Lucy has a management BA from the University of Sussex and a Nursing BSc from Oxford Brookes University, and has worked at OUH for over ten years. She joined the thrombosis team in 2012 and has a background in neurosurgical nursing.

Amy Conquergood

Lead Haemophilia Specialist Nurse

Vicky Minty

Vicky Minty

Haemophilia Specialist Nurse

Vicky is a Haemophilia Specialist Nurse working with the Adult Service at the Haemophilia Centre, having joined in 2019. She qualified from Manchester University in 2009, and has worked within Oxford University Hospitals for over ten years as a Senior Staff Nurse with a background in surgical ward nursing and cancer care.

Research Team

Christopher Deane

Lead Research Nurse


Stephanie Taylor

Stephanie Taylor

Lead Specialist Adult Physiotherapist

Stephanie has been working at the Haemophilia Centre since 2009. She manages the Adult Physiotherapy Service. She has an interest in musculoskeletal problems associated with bleeding disorders. She has a Masters in clinical research and is interested in exercise and balance issues in haemophilia.

Laboratory Team

Peter Baker

Peter Baker

Clinical Scientist

Peter is a Clinical Scientist and the Laboratory Lead for Haemostasis across the four sites in the Trust, including the Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre.

He has over 35 years in Laboratory Haematology training at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, before transferring to Oxford in 1998.

His interests include the development of new technologies for translation into routine diagnostic laboratories.

Administration Team

Simone Kelly

Centre Manager

Sharon Osborne

Sharon Osborne

Administration and Clerical Team Lead

Sharon manages our large team and has worked at the Haemophilia Centre for over 30 years.

Karen Cairns

Karen Cairns

Data Manager

Karen is the Data Manager for the Oxford Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre, looking after our patient databases, which we use to help clinicians with patient care and research.

Last reviewed:27 July 2023