Lung Expert Advisory Group

Chair: David Cooper , Consultant Physician, Northumbria Health Care Trust
Vice Chair: Liz Fuller, , Consultant Physician, South Tyneside NHS FT

The Lung EAG is a multi-professional group made of health professionals from organisations across Northern England covering a population of 3.1 million.

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 team 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

DateEvent
28th February 2019 @ 2:00 pmLung EAGView Event
26th September 2019 @ 1:00 pmLung EAG MeetingView Event

Downloads

Agendas
27 September 2018Download
8 February 2018Download
21 September 2017Download
16 February 2017Download
Meeting Minutes
27 September 2018Download
8 February 2018Download
21 September 2017Download
16 February 2017Download
Audits
Mesothelioma / Clinical trialDownload
Living with and beyond CancerDownload
ResearchDownload
management of Malignant Pleural EffusionsDownload
National Lung Cancer AuditDownload
Guidelines
Clinical Guidelines and PathwaysDownload