Maria Pettman is a Nurse Consultant working at the Royal Derby Hospital, Chesterfield Royal and Nottingham Treatment Centre. She is the current Chair of the ACPN.
Her career spans over 30 years, 20 of which have been as Colorectal Nurse Practioner/Advanced Practitioner/Nurse Consultant. Although her main areas of work have been nurse-led colorectal outpatient clinics, colorectal family history service and lower GI Endoscopy, her focus is now endoscopy including, diagnostic and therapeutic lists, bowel scope and bowel cancer screening lists. She is also heavily involved in lower GI endoscopy training as well as continued involvement is several research projects.
Maria Pettman and Jenny Stewart are running the Abdominal examination and rigid/flexible proctoscopy ACPN workshop on Tuesday afternoon.