Alliance Acute Oncology & CUP Expert Advisory Group

Chair: Dr Ian Neilly, Acute Oncology Clinical Lead, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Vice Chair: Dr Chris Jones, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Role and Purpose of Expert Advisory Group

The EAG are multi-disciplinary forums for site specific cancers or for cross cutting themes; with representation from professionals across the specific cancer care pathway. They involve users in their planning and review; and have the active engagement of all the multidisciplinary leads from the service providers across the North East and North Cumbria.

The EAG act as a group to provide expert clinical advice to commissioners and others to influence best possible practice across the region.

The EAG aims to:

  • agree a set of clinical guidelines and patient pathways to support the delivery of high quality equitable services across the region
  • Use available ┬ádata to consider where there may be unwarranted variation and recommend corrective action where necessary
  • use service evaluations by patients and carers to make improvements
  • monitor progress on meeting national cancer standards and ensure improvements are implemented
  • review and discuss identified risks/untoward incidents to ensure learning is spread
  • agree a common approach to research and service development.

Upcoming Events

15th February 2019 @ 2:00 pmAcute Oncology EAGView Event
4th October 2019 @ 2:00 pmAcute Oncology EAG MeetingView Event


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