James Brokenshire Written Questions

3 Questions to Government Departments tabled by James Brokenshire


Date Title Questioner
10 Feb 2020, 4:54 p.m. Lung Cancer: Clinical Audit James Brokenshire

Question

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answers of 28 January 2020 to Questions 7156 and 7157, how the next National Lung Cancer Audit will be published on 11 June 2020 when the contract for its provision expires on 31 March 2020.

Answer (Jo Churchill)

Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP), as commissioner of the National Lung Cancer Audit (NLCA), has proposed a contract extension until after the publication date of the NLCA report on 11 June 2020. This extension has to be mutually agreed by the incumbent audit provider and HQIP are currently in discussions to confirm with them.

17 Apr 2018, 1:51 p.m. Lung Cancer James Brokenshire

Question

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will set out recent advice and guidance provided by NHS England's Clinical Expert Group on the early detection and diagnosis of lung cancer.

Answer (Steve Brine)

The Clinical Expert Group for Lung Cancer published three documents in 2017/18, and also provided clinical advice for the development of a handbook to support delivery of best practice lung cancer pathways. Details of the documents and handbook are provided below.

- National Optimal Lung Cancer Pathway (2017);

- National Optimal Lung Cancer Pathway Implementation Guide (2017);

- Clinical Advice for the Provision of Lung Cancer Services (2017); and

- Handbook: Implementing a timed lung cancer diagnostic pathway (2018).

17 Apr 2018, 12:57 p.m. Lung Cancer James Brokenshire

Question

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will set out the members of NHS England's Clinical Expert Group for lung cancer.

Answer (Steve Brine)

The membership of the Clinical Expert Group (CEG) for Lung Cancer is listed below and publicly available on the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation website. It will also be published on NHS England’s website shortly.

Lung Cancer Clinical Expert Group membership

Prof David Baldwin Respiratory Physician, East Midlands / Lung Cancer CEG Chair

Prof Sam Janes Chest Physician and Scientist, Early Detection, London / Lung Cancer CEG Vice Chair

Mrs Diana Borthwick Clinical Nurse Specialist in Lung Cancer / former Chair of National Lung Cancer Forum for Nurses

Dr Julie Hendry Respiratory Physician, Merseyside and Cheshire Cancer Network

Dr David Gilligan Clinical Oncologist, East of England

Dr Andrew Bates Clinical Oncologist, Southampton

Dr Anand Devaraj Thoracic Radiologist, London

Mrs Sue Maughn Commissioning Director-Cancer, East London Health and Care Partnership

Dr Amelia Randle General Practitioner The Park Surgery, Shepton Mallet / Clinical Lead Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon and Gloucestershire Cancer Alliance

Dr Paul Cane Consultant Histopathologist, London

Prof Denis Talbot Professor of Cancer Medicine, University of Oxford, Thames Valley Cancer Network

Dr Imran Husain Consultant Respiratory Physician, West Midlands

Dr Sanjay Popat Consultant Medical Oncologist, Royal Marsden Hospital

Dr Yvonne Summers Medical Oncologist, The Christie and University Hospital of South Manchester, Manchester

Dr Andrew Wilcock Clinical Reader in Palliative Medicine and Medical Oncology, Nottingham

Mr Martin Grange Patient Representative, Hampshire

Mrs Michele McMahon Patient Representative, Liverpool

Mrs Janette Rawlinson Patient Representative, West Midlands / European Lung Foundation Lung cancer patient advisory group / National Cancer Research Institute Clinical Studies Group (lung cancer) consumer member / British Thoracic Oncology Group steering committee member, Cancer Research UK SMP board member (patient representative) / Lay member Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group

Dr Robert Rintoul Reader in Thoracic Oncology, University of Cambridge / Honorary Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge

Dr Jeremy Killen Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, North of England

Dr Sion Barnard Thoracic Surgeon / Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Mr Doug West Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Bristol

Dr Neil Bayman Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Greater Manchester

Mrs Barbara Gill Programme Lead Accelerate, Coordinate, Evaluate (ACE), NHS England / Cancer Research UK

Dr Vytis Dudzevicius Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, London / Lung multidisciplinary team Lead and Lung Cancer Lead Clinician

Mrs Vanessa Beattie Clinical Nurse Specialist in Lung Cancer / National Lung Cancer Forum for Nurses Chair

Mrs Karen Clayton Macmillan Lung Cancer Lead Nurse, East Cheshire NHS Trust / National Lung Cancer Forum for Nurses

Dr Matthew Evison Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, Manchester / Director of the Lung Pathway Board for Greater Manchester Cancer

Dr Ian Woolhouse Respiratory Physician, Chair of West Midlands Lung Expert Advisory Group

The National Optimal Lung Cancer Pathway was developed with the assistance of further expert clinicians:

Dr Sadia Anwar Consultant Respiratory Physician, Nottingham

Dr Matthew Callister Consultant Respiratory Physician, Leeds

Dr Paul Beckett Consultant Respiratory Physician, Derby

Prof Mick Peake Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine / National Clinical Lead, NHS Cancer Improvement/ Clinical Lead, National Cancer Intelligence Network