Susannah Penney

Susannah Penney

Consultant head, neck and thyroid surgeon, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Miss Susannah Penney is a consultant head, neck and thyroid surgeon employed at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.  She is a graduate of the University of Manchester and completed her otolaryngology training in the North-West of England.  As part of her training she was awarded a prestigious national head and neck training fellowship at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

She was appointed to her consultant job in 2012 and as well as performing major head and neck surgery at MFT she oversees the head and neck cancer diagnostic service at Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care Organisation.  In 2016 she was appointed lead cancer clinician for Tameside Hospital and works as part of the cancer services team to drive forward the standard of care for all cancers within the locality.  At the same time, she was appointed to the post of pathway director for head and neck cancer within the Greater Manchester Cancer organisation to lead a team of people from across GM to ensure high standards of care for all head and neck cancer patients.  She has recently been successful in being appointed Associate Medical Director at GM cancer and is leading on a number of projects including accelerated diagnostic pathways and MDT reform across all tumour sites.

Away from work she has a young daughter who keeps her busy.  She also likes to play badminton and race cars (on a track).