Commissioning Chemotherapy

Faculty

Dr Jeanette Dickson

Dr Jeanette Dickson

Dr Dickson is currently a full-time clinical oncologist at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), specialising in thoracic malignancies. She provides a comprehensive lung oncology service to patients from Hillingdon and West Hertfordshire. She also provides a haematological radiotherapy service. She has been a consultant since 2002. She has held a...

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David Fitzgerald

David Fitzgerald

David became the Programme Director for the NHS Cancer Programme in January 2018. He joined NHS England after four years in the Cabinet Office Implementation Unit, where he led the social policy team which advised the Prime Minister on the delivery of her top priorities in areas including health, education,...

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David Thomson

David Thomson

David is a cancer pharmacist working with NHS England to provide support to the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) and the Chemotherapy Clinical Reference Group. In this role, he has been involved in both the “old” and the “new” CDF. Additionally, David has recently completed an MSc in International Health...

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Dr Linda Landells

Dr Linda Landells

Dr Linda Landells is an Associate Director in the Technology Appraisals team at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). She has responsibility for looking after treatments that enter the Cancer Drugs Fund. In her previous position in the Highly Specialised Technologies team, she gained experience in...

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Dr Rebecca Smittenaar

Dr Rebecca Smittenaar

Dr Rebecca Smittenaar is the Analytical Lead for the Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy database at Public Health England (PHE). She uses routinely collected data to improve healthcare for patients. She also serves on the Methodology Review Group at NHS Digital to evaluate healthcare indicators. Prior to her role at PHE,...

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Dr Paul Catchpole

Dr Paul Catchpole

Dr Paul Catchpole has worked in the healthcare, local government and pharmaceutical sectors for over 30 years. He began his career as a researcher and then held a number of NHS management posts before working on a wide range of UK and international management consultancy assignments at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. After moving...

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Dr Ruth Board

Dr Ruth Board

Dr Ruth Board is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Rosemere Cancer Centre, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. She is the trust Lead Cancer Physician and Lead for Chemotherapy. She sits on the UK Chemotherapy Board representing the Association of Cancer Physicians (ACP) and the Royal College of Physicians....

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Dr Catherine Oakley

Dr Catherine Oakley

Dr Catherine Oakley is a Chemotherapy Nurse Consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London. She has worked in cancer care for over 30 years as a clinical nurse specialist and lead cancer nurse, and has also worked in general management. She has developed strategies for...

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Professor John Weinman

Professor John Weinman

John Weinman is Professor of Psychology as applied to Medicines in the School of Cancer & Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience in King’s College London.

The main focus of his research has been on the ways in which...

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