Commissioning Chemotherapy

Agenda

09.30

Arrival, registration and refreshments


Morning Sessions

Chair: Professor Peter Clark, National Clinical Lead for the Cancer Drugs Fund at NHS England and NHS Improvement

09.50

Welcome and introduction

Dr Ruth Board

10.00

Cancer care and the 10-year NHS Plan

Professor Peter Johnson, National Clinical Director for Cancer at NHS England

10.25

Meeting the challenges of funding innovative cancer therapies - the NHS England Perspective

Steven Williamson, NHS England Lead Cancer Pharmacist

10.50

Questions from the audience

Facilitated by: Professor Peter Clark

11.10

Refreshments and exhibition

11.35

Genomic medicine in oncology

Dr Emma Howard, Deputy Director, North West Genomic Laboratory Hub

12.00

How should the SACT database support clinical practice?

Professor David Dodwell, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford 

12.25

Questions from the audience

Facilitated by: Professor Peter Clark

12.45

Buffet lunch and exhibition


Afternoon sessions

Chair: Professor David Dodwell, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford

13.45

Overview of the afternoon session

Professor David Dodwell

13.50

Update on cell therapies and management in clinical practice

Dr Sophie Papa, Clinical Reader and Honorary Consultant Medical Oncologist, King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

14.15

Nurse-led interventions for patients receiving chemotherapy

Professor Mary Wells, Lead Nurse for Research, Imperial College Healthcare Trust

14.40

Questions from the audience

Facilitated by: Professor David Dodwell

15.00

Refreshments and exhibition

15.20

Technology and toxicity management (eSMART) 

Dr Jo Armes, Reader in Cancer Care & Lead for Digital Health, University of Surrey

15.45

Effective communication of risk and toxicity with chemotherapy 

Dame Lesley Fallowfield, Professor of Psycho-oncology at Brighton & Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex; Director of the Sussex Health Outcomes Research & Education in Cancer (SHORE-C) Group

16.10

Questions from the audience

Facilitated by: Professor David Dodwell 

16.30

Conference close

Dr Ruth Board