Skin Expert Advisory Group

Chair: Dr Paul Barrett, Consultant Histopathologist, County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Vice Chair: Mr M Hussain, Consultant Plastic Surgeon Northumbria Healthcare NHS FT

The Skin 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

28th February 2019 @ 9:00 amSkin EAGView Event
12th September 2019 @ 9:00 amSkin EAG MeetingView Event


13 September 2018Download
22 February 2018Download
21 September 217Download
16 February 2017Download
Meeting Minutes
22 February 2018Download
21 September 2017Download
16 February 2017Download
Clinical Guidelines and PathwaysDownload
Other Documents
Patient Survey ReportDownload
Patient Survey Key Points SkinDownload