Prof Diana Greenfield, Ph.D., BSc (Hons), RN, Cert Ed

Speaker's Profile:


Professor Diana Greenfield graduated with a degree in Nursing from Bristol Polytechnic in 1988 and staffed in London and Australia. She also qualified in Endocrine nursing and Oncology and holds a Certificate in Education. Her principal focus has been the day-to-day provision and strategic development of survivorship and late effects services for childhood cancer, young adult cancer and bone marrow transplant survivors in the Sheffield, North Trent and wider regional services for children and young people.

Academic Interests

• Physical and psychological late effects in survivors of cancer treatment and BMT, including metabolic syndrome
• Return to work and physical activity after cancer
• Models of follow-up and care after cancer.

Professional highlights:

  •  Consultant Nurse &  Multidisciplinary Team Lead for the Late Effects Service  
  • EBMT Lead Nurse for the Complications and Quality of Life Working Party (2010-2018).
  • Honorary Professor status with the Department of Oncology,
  • Member of the Macmillan Consequences of Cancer Collaborative (CCAT) (2009-2019).


  • In 2014, the Sheffield Survivorship and Late Effects services were recognised nationally in the prestigious Health Service Journal/Nursing Times Awards as Cancer Care Team of the year. 
  • Awarded Inspirational Leader of the year by the Yorkshire and Humber NHS Leadership Academy.
  • Commended for a Macmillan Excellence Award in Innovation.


Professor Greenfield has published around 40 medical & scientific articles, with around 25 original observations and 15 reviews, national guidelines and competence frameworks.