Our Team

Photograph of NABCOP team member Professor Kieran Horgan

Professor Kieran Horgan

Clinical Lead (Surgery) and NABCOP CSG Chair Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Photograph of NABCOP team member Professor David Dodwell

Professor David Dodwell

Clinical Lead (Oncology) Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford
Photograph of NABCOP team member Miss Katie Miller

Miss Katie Miller

NABCOP Clinical Research Fellow. Clinical Effectiveness Unit, RCS Specialist Registrar in General Surgery
Photograph of NABCOP team member Ms Jibby Medina

Ms Jibby Medina

NABCOP Project Manager Research Fellow, Clinical Effectiveness Unit (CEU), RCS
Photograph of NABCOP team member Mrs Melissa Gannon

Mrs Melissa Gannon

NABCOP Research Fellow / Methodologist, CEU, RCS Research Fellow in Clinical Epidemiology, LSHTM
Photograph of NABCOP team member Professor David Cromwell

Professor David Cromwell

Director, Clinical Effectiveness Unit, RCS Professor of Health Services Research, LSHTM
Photograph of NABCOP team member Ms Karen Clements

Ms Karen Clements

NABCOP / NCRAS Project Manager Public Health England

NABCOP Clinical Steering Group

The purpose of the Clinical Steering Group (CSG) is to provide guidance and support on the direction and deliverables of the NABCOP and to encourage support from professional members.

The CSG has members from patient associations, medical associations, multi-disciplinary experts in the area of breast cancer and medical care of the older person, and policy makers.

The CSG’s objectives are to:

  • Advise on proposed audit analyses and presentation of results
  • Review and prioritise identified audit questions
  • Inform the Project Team about relevant national initiatives and evolving clinical evidence
  • Advise on study design, and appropriate process and outcome measures
  • Comment on the Audit dataset and methods of data collection
  • Advise on proposed audit analyses and presentation of results
  • Comment on the findings of the Audit and their interpretation
  • Support Audit communication with professional colleagues on Audit aims and data collection
  • Help publicise the results of the NABCOP among patients, the professions involved and other stakeholders
  • Represent the views of the associated professional patient groups

The NABCOP CSG Terms of Reference and CSG meeting minutes, are available to download.

Clinical Steering Group Members as of March 2020

Name Base Role
Prof. Kieran Horgan (Chair) Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Consultant Breast Surgeon

NABCOP Liaison for the Association of Breast Surgery reporting to the Clinical Standards and Audit Committee

Chair Breast Cancer Expert Advisory Group of NCRAS

Dr. Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust Clinical Research Fellow in Medical Oncology

Specialty Doctor

Ms Karen Clements National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service, Public Health England NABCOP / NCRAS Project Manager
Miss Marianne Dillon Swansea Bay University Health Board

Wales Cancer Network

Consultant Breast Surgeon

Breast Cancer Site Group Lead

Prof. David Dodwell University of Oxford Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Chair, Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy

Executive Committee UK Breast Cancer Group

Prof. Deborah Fenlon Swansea University Professor of Nursing
Mr Ashu Gandhi Association of Breast Surgery

Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

NHS Breast Screening Programme & ABS Screening Audit Group

Chair of the Clinical Practice & Standards Committee

Oncoplastic Breast and Endocrine Surgeon

 

Chair

Prof. Margot Gosney Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust Professor of Elderly Care Medicine
Ms Lis Grimsey East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust Macmillan Nurse Consultant
Prof. Chris Holcombe Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Association of Breast Surgery

Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon

Vice President

Ms Jacquie Jenkin Public Health England, Screen Quality Assurance Service Deputy Director of Quality Assurance
Prof. Ian Kunkler University of Edinburgh

NHS Lothian

Professor of Clinical Oncology

Clinical Oncologist

Miss Fiona MacNeill Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT)

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Clinical Lead for Breast Surgery

Consultant Breast Surgeon

Mr Andrew Murphy National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service, Public Health England Head of Cancer Datasets
Dr Emma Pennery Breast Cancer Now Clinical Director
Dr Stanley Ralph Age Anaesthesia Association

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

Honorary Secretary

Anaesthetist

Dr Alistair Ring The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust Medical Oncologist
Prof. Tom Robinson University of Leicester

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

NIHR Senior Investigator

Deputy Head of the College of Life Sciences and Professor of Stroke Medicine

Honorary Consultant Stroke Physician

 

Ms Janice Rose Independent Cancer Patients’ Voice Patient Representative
Dr Nisha Sharma Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

British Society of Breast Radiology

Director of Breast Screening (Leeds-Wakefield) and Clinical Lead for Breast Imaging

Audit Lead

Dr Richard Simcock Macmillan Cancer Support Chair of the Expert Reference Group (ERG) for Cancer Care in Older People convened by Macmillan
Ms Sophia Turner Independent Cancer Patients’ Voice Patient Representative
Ms Carla Whitbread Independent Cancer Patients’ Voice Patient Representative
Prof. Lynda Wyld University of Sheffield

Jasmine Breast Cancer, Doncaster

Bridging the Age Gap Study

Professor of Surgical Oncology

Honorary Consultant Breast Surgeon

Principal Investigator

NABCOP Project Board

The Project Board (PB) responsible for ensuring that NABCOP works within the contracts covering the delivery of the audit, and directing the strategic work of the audit. The PB has representation from patient associations, medical associations, and the commissioners; members are listed in the NABCOP Annual Reports .

If you have any questions about this information, please contact nabcop@rcseng.ac.uk