Commissioning Chemotherapy

Agenda

A draft agenda will be available shortly.

09.30

Arrival, registration and refreshments


09.50

Morning session:

Welcome and introduction

Dr Jeanette Dickson, Chair, UK Chemotherapy Board; Vice President Clinical Oncology, Royal College of Radiologists & Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre

10.00

An update on the cancer strategy - where are we with Cancer Alliances?

Cally Palmer CBE, National Cancer Director for NHS England

10.25

Commissioning via national chemotherapy algorithms

Speaker TBC

10.50

Questions from the audience

Facilitated by: Dr Jeanette Dickson

11.10

Refreshments and exhibition

11.35

SACT: What can we learn from real world data?

Dr Rebecca Smittenaar, Analytical Lead, Public Health England

12.00

NICE - an update on the process for new cancer drugs 

Dr Linda Landells, Associate Director, Technology Appraisals (Cancer Drugs Fund)

12.25

Questions from the audience

Facilitated by: Dr Jeanette Dickson

12.45

Buffet lunch and exhibition



Afternoon session:

Chair: Dr Jeanette Dickson

13.45

Overview of the afternoon session

Dr Jeanette Dickson

13.50

Challenges and opportunities in the UK environment impacting availability of new medicines

Dr Paul Catchpole, Director of Value and Access, Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry

14.15

Service impact of wide-scale use of immunotherapies

Dr Ruth Board, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

14.40

Questions from the audience

Facilitated by: Dr Jeanette Dickson

15.00

Refreshments and exhibition

15.20

UKONS SACT Competency Passport - development and multidisciplinary relevance

Dr Catherine Oakley, Chemotherapy Nurse Consultant, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

15.45

Adherence to treatment: Understanding and supporting patients

Professor John Weinman, Professor of Psychology as Applied to Medicines, King's College Hospital

16.10

Questions from the audience

Facilitated by: Dr Jeanette Dickson

16.30

Conference close