Specialist social workers

We provide support and advice on many areas including:

  • benefits
  • housing
  • employment
  • education
  • accessing grants
  • holiday insurance
  • prescription charges
  • liaising with accommodation and disability support services at the university

We'll see you in hospital or in your home.

Please see our patient information factsheet for more information.

The social work team is available Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm and can be contacted on 023 8120 6801. Alternatively, please email sue.fenemore@uhs.nhs.uk or hayley.orr@uhs.nhs.uk regarding any issues of a non-medical, non-nursing nature.


Sue Fenemore

Sue joined the team at the end of November 2012. Her previous experience includes working with adults and older people in various community settings. She has links with a local charity that specialises in giving benefit and employment advice and this service is open to all cystic fibrosis patients attending our unit.



Hayley Orr

Hayley joined the team in 2016 having previously been a social worker student in the department.



Claire Oliver

Claire joined the team in October 2013. and Her specialist interest is working within transition period (from child to adult service) ensuring it is a positive change for our patients. Her previous experience includes working with adults with learning disabilities and children with disabilities for Hampshire County Council. 

*Claire is currently on secondment undertaking a 12 month period of research in CF until 2017*


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