Sarcoma Expert Advisory Group

Chair: Mr Mani Ragbir, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Newcastle Hospitals
Vice Chair: Petra Dildey, Consultant Pathologist

The Sarcoma Advisory Group is a multi-professional group made of health professionals from organisations across Northern England covering a population of 3.06 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.

 

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Documents
Clinical Guidelines & PathwaysDownload
Agendas
19 November 2018Download
23 April 2018Download
22 March 2017Download
Meeting Minutes
23 April 2018Download
22 March 2017Download
Other Documents
Terms of ReferenceDownload