SIOP has honored Rachel Hollis with the 2020 Nursing Lifetime Achievement Award.
Rachel Hollis is the Honorary Nurse Adviser for Children’s Cancer in the Children’s Hospital at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust in the UK. She has more than thirty years working in paediatric oncology and haematology in Leeds, and has been involved in developing services for children and young people with cancer at the local and national level. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing.
Rachel is a long standing nurse member of SIOP, having served on both the Nursing Committee, and the Scientific Committee. She is a former Chair of the PODC Nursing Working Group, and was one of the co-authors of the baseline standards for paediatric oncology nursing care in low and middle-income countries. Rachel works alongside international nursing colleagues, to ensure that nursing is integrated into the WHO Global Initiative for Childhood Cancer.