Mr Andy Nordin is a gynaecologist and sub specialist gynaecological oncologist. He has led the East Kent Gynaecological Oncology Centre multidisciplinary team in since 2000, he is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London. Andy completed his general gynaecology training in Newcastle in 1997 after training posts in Australia, the South West, Wessex and London. He also has two years experience in general practice, working on an Aboriginal reserve in outback Australia and then in rural Somerset.
Andy was the National Clinical Lead for Gynaecology for the NHS Cancer Services Collaborative from 2001-2008, and continued as the clinical advisor for gynaecology to the national cancer director and NHS Cancer Improvement. He chairs the national group of cancer network lead clinicians and the gynaecology group of the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN). Andy has served as council member / officer for the British Gynae Cancer (BGCS) and British Colposcopy (BSCCP) societies. He is a clinical advisor to the charity Target Ovarian Cancer, OVACOME, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and Macmillan Cancer Relief, and has produced patient educational videos and written information for the NHS Choices website.
Andy’s research interests include qualitative psychology, he jointly led the European Organisation for Research in Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) quality of life group for gynaecology in the development of a quality of life module for endometrial cancer. He is involved in organising and managing a number of national and international gynaecological cancer clinical trials, and is leading on projects to improve clinical outcome assessment for patients following gynaecological cancer surgery.
Andy specialises in the surgical management of gynaecological malignancies. In addition to gynaecological oncology, he has special interests in minimal access surgery, colposocopy and vulval diseases.