Susan L. Madge R.N., RSCN, Ph.D.

Consultant Nurse, Royal Brompton Hospital

Susan MadgeConsultant Nurse (Royal Brompton Hospital, London) Honorary Lecturer (Imperial College, London)Susan undertook nurse training at University College Hospital, London, followed by specialist paediatric training at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, where she began working with children with Cystic Fibrosis (CF). Following a Masters degree in psychology, Susan completed her doctoral thesis on 'Identifying the impact of CF on the lives of parents', at the Institute of Child Health, University College London.Susan currently holds the post of Consultant Nurse at the Royal Brompton Hospital, and has been working with children and adults with CF for over 25 years. Her areas of interest and research include adolescence, burden of care, fertility and pregnancy, quality of life and end of life issues. She is involved nationally and internationally with standards of care for CF and reviews for a number of journals. Susan also runs an international, multidisciplinary course on CF and has created a web-based version of the course.