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 Ms Karen Clements

Ms Karen Clements

NABCOP / NCRAS Project Manager. Public Health England
Photograph of NABCOP team member Professor David Cromwell

Professor David Cromwell

Director, Clinical Effectiveness Unit (CEU), RCS Professor of Health Services Research, LSHTM
Photograph of NABCOP team member Ms Jibby Medina

Ms Jibby Medina

NABCOP Project Manager. CEU, RCS
Photograph of NABCOP team member Miss Katie Miller

Miss Katie Miller

NABCOP Clinical Research Fellow. 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

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 May 2019

Name Base Role
Prof. Kieran Horgan (Chair) Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust NABCOP Clinical Lead, Surgery
Ms Karen Clements National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service, Public Health England NABCOP / NCRAS Project Manager
Miss Marianne Dillon Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, Wales Cancer Network Breast Surgeon, Breast Cancer Audit Lead for Wales
Ms Patricia Fairbrother Independent Cancer Patients’ Voice Patient Representative
Prof. David Dodwell University of Oxford NABCOP Clinical Lead, Oncology
Prof. Deborah Fenlon Swansea University Professor of Nursing
Mr Ashu Gandhi Association of Breast SurgeryUniversity Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

NHS Breast Screening Programme

Chair of Professional Standards, ABSOncoplastic Breast and Endocrine Surgeon

Surgical Chair

Prof. Margot Gosney University of ReadingRoyal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust Professor of Elderly Care MedicineHonorary Consultant in Elderly Care Medicine
Ms Lis Grimsey Association of Breast Surgery Macmillan Nurse Consultant
Prof. Chris Holcombe Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital NHS TrustNational Breast Clinical Reference Group Oncoplastic Breast SurgeonDeputy Chair
Ms Jacquie Jenkin Public Health England, Screen Quality Assurance Service Deputy Director of Quality Assurance
Prof. Ian Kunkler University of EdinburghNHS Lothian Professor of Clinical OncologyClinical Oncologist
Miss Fiona MacNeill Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT)The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust Clinical Lead for Breast SurgeryConsultant Breast Surgeon
Mr Andrew Murphy National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service, Public Health England Head of Cancer Datasets
Dr Emma Pennery Breast Cancer Care Clinical Director
Dr Stanley Ralph Age Anaesthesia AssociationRoyal Derby Hospitals in NHS Trust Honorary SecretaryAnaesthetist
Dr Alistair Ring Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust Medical Oncologist
Prof. Tom Robinson University of LeicesterUniversity Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Head of Department and Professor of Stroke MedicineHonorary Consultant Physician
Ms Janice Rose Independent Cancer Patients’ Voice Patient Representative
Dr Nisha Sharma Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS TrustBritish Society of Breast Radiology Director of Breast Screening (Leeds-Wakefield and Clinical Lead for Breast Imaging)Secretary
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
Prof. Lynda Wyld University of SheffieldJasmine Breast Cancer, Doncaster

Bridging the Age Gap Study

Professor of Surgical OncologyHonorary 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