Regional Lead Psychologist, Cancer Psychological and Social Support Initiative, Auckland DHB, Auckland, NZ
Jenny Allison is the Regional Lead Psychologist for the Cancer Psychological and Social Support Initiative. She works for ADHB managing The Cancer Support team, a team of Psychologists and Social Workers who work with patients who are recently diagnosed with cancer and having treatment for cancer. The team’s main focus is to alleviate distress and practical barriers that make it difficult for people to engage in cancer treatment, with a focus on improving equity. She maintains some clinical work as part of her role and previously has worked as a Health Psychologist at The Cancer Society, cardiology at ADHB, and pain management services in Auckland and the UK.