Wayne Naylor is a New Zealand registered nurse who began his career in forensic psychiatry before moving into general surgery, and then to reconstructive plastic surgery and burns. After a move to the United Kingdom, Wayne worked at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London where he gained further qualifications in cancer nursing. For a little over three years Wayne was employed as the wound-management research nurse at the Marsden, a role that involved research, clinical patient care, education, and quality-assurance activities related to wound management in cancer patients. Wayne has published several journal articles and book chapters, and was lead editor for the Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Wound Management in Cancer Care. He also contributed a chapter on malignant wounds to the Ausmed publication Palliative Care Nursing: A Guide to Practice. Wayne now works as a clinical nurse specialist at the Wellington Cancer Centre in New Zealand. He has a special interest in the management of wounds related to cancer and cancer therapies, including malignant wounds, radiotherapy skin reactions, and cutaneous graft versus host disease.
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