Meeting the changing needs of people living with cancer: evolution of the cancer pathway

06 March - 06 March The King's Fund

Programme

  • 06 March

Registration opens, exhibition and refreshments

08:30 AM 10:00 AM

Breakfast session - The Psychology of Cancer Survivorship

09:00 AM 09:45 AM

Imogen Cheese

Ben Lucas

Amanda Ramirez

Lynda Thomas

Session one: Developing place-based cancer service provision

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

Alison Carter

PD Professor Sean  Duffy

PR Professor Sir Mike  Richards

Lynda Thomas

Lillie Wenzel

Refreshment break, networking and scavenger hunt

11:30 AM 12:00 PM

Breakout 2A: Community responses to out of hours care

12:00 PM 01:00 PM

GC Gemma  Clifford

Janette Hogan

JS Joanne Stonehouse

Alicia Waite

Breakout 2B: System leadership for personalised care

12:00 PM 01:00 PM

LA Lorraine Andrew

Fiona Flowers

SM Sandra McDermott

DM Dr Jodie Moffat

Kirsty Wilkinson

Breakout 2C: Improving connections between primary and acute health services

12:00 PM 01:00 PM

DB Debbie Bell

Dr Christine Clayton

Dr Rob Eastham

SG Sarah Gregory

Breakout 2D: Personalised care approaches to cancer care and support

12:00 PM 01:00 PM

Peter Goulding

Professor Jane Maher

NS Noor  Sherwani

Lesley  Smith

SY Sarita Yaganti

Lunch, networking and scavenger hunt

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Session three: The morning breakouts are repeated

02:00 PM 03:00 PM

Refreshment break, networking and scavenger hunt

03:00 PM 03:20 PM

Session four: Meeting the changing needs across the pathway – looking to the future

03:20 PM 04:30 PM

Beccy Baird

Professor Alison Leary

DM Dr Jodie Moffat

Dr Fran Woodward

Close of conference

04:30 PM 04:30 PM

Sponsors

Event partner

Event supporter

Exhibitors

Speakers

Attendees

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Lorraine Andrew

Service user

06 March

Beccy Baird

Senior Fellow, Policy
The King's Fund
Beccy works in the health policy team, leading research and analysis across a range of health care issues. She has worked in the NHS and social care for more than 20 years, and before joining the Fund was associate director for service improvement in a cancer network. She spent two years in San Mateo County, California, developing a model of integrated health and social care funding and delivery for older people. She began her career as a researcher in older people and mental health services.
She has an MSc in health systems management from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Beccy is a trustee of Young Minds, the national charity for children and young people's mental health and is a qualified coach practitioner, accredited with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council.

06 March

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Debbie Bell

Facilitator
Cancer Research UK

06 March

Alison Carter

Patient Representative
Diagnosed in January 2017 with primary breast cancer at the age of 47. My treatment involved lumpectomy, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, finishing September 2017 and I’m now on tamoxifen.
I was treated at the Whittington and Royal Free.
The NHS does a great job of fixing us physically, but I found that the holistic treatment and recovery is provided by charities such as Macmillan, Breast Cancer Care and The Haven. I have become an advocate for the work of these charities, and was recently a case study for Macmillan.
I'm also a member of the UCLH Cancer Collaborative Patient Experience and User Involvement Steering Group.
Live in north London and work full time as senior manager for a creative studio.

06 March

Imogen Cheese

Founder and Director
Melanoma Patient Conference
Imogen Cheese was diagnosed with Stage 2c melanoma in June 2013. She has been involved with many of the leading skin cancer charities within the UK and is an advocate for patient engagement within clinical trials, improving patient care and access to quality across the UK.
Imogen set up the Melanoma Patient Conference in 2017. The annual conference brings together carers, leading medical professionals and representatives from melanoma charities to provide information on the current systems of care, treatment access and support for patients across the UK.

06 March

Dr Christine Clayton

GP
Surrey and Sussex Cancer Alliance
Dr Chrissie Clayton is a Portfolio GP based in Guildford, Surrey. As well as being a GP, she is the Clinical lead for the Cancer Workstream at Surrey Heartlands STP and is the Joint Clinical Lead for Early Diagnosis (primary care) and the Cancer Research UK Alliance GP, both of these for the Surrey and Sussex Cancer Alliance. She also finds time to represent GPs on the BMA council and at the South East Coast BMA Regional Council.

06 March

GC

Gemma Clifford

Senior Manager, Personalised Care (Strategy), Personalised Care Group
NHS England

06 March

PD

Professor Sean Duffy

Clinical Lead
West Yorkshire and Harrogate Cancer Alliance.

06 March

Dr Rob Eastham

Clinical Lead for Planned Care (Digital)
NHS Leeds CCG
Dr Rob Eastham is Clinical Lead for Planned Care (Digital) at NHS Leeds CCG. Rob believes passionately that technology can be a powerful tool for improving patient care. Rob is currently pursuing quality improvement activities which leverage existing technology to improve the patient experience and free up much needed clinical resources. Rob led the D.A.R.T project in Leeds to improve the quality and safety of suspected cancer referrals (winner of the 2017 TPP Clinical Transformation Award). He was also recently GP lead for the Teledermatology project in Leeds to introduce photo triage of suspected skin cancer lesions.

06 March

Fiona Flowers

Specialist Advisor for Community Settings
Macmillan Cancer Support
Fiona is Macmillan Cancer Support’s Specialist Advisor for Community Settings. Her role is to develop and understand how Macmillan best supports people living with cancer in the community (taking a whole place based approach) and improve Macmillan’s impact within this area. Her role involves developing the organisation and learning from the external environment to build our service offer outside the medical sector.
Fiona has been with Macmillan for just over six years, focusing on social care, local government and the integration agenda throughout this time. Her previous roles includes Social Care Lead and interim Commissioning Support Programme Lead, working strategically with local authorities and other system leaders to develop integrated models of care that are tailored to local needs and utilise community assets, striving to embed coproduction. Passionate about person-centred care and working collaboratively to reduce health inequalities.
Fiona was previously working across social care and clinical psychology with children with cancer and their families. With a background in mental health she has also worked with offenders experiencing mental health issues and worked in HR with employee wellbeing.

06 March

Peter Goulding

Co-Chair
Living with and Beyond Cancer Board and Chair, Patient Advisory Group, London Cancer Commissioning Board
Peter is Co-Chair, of the Living with and Beyond Cancer Board and Chair, Patient Advisory Group, London Cancer Commissioning Board.

06 March

SG

Sarah Gregory

Senior Policy Adviser (Social Care and Carers)
Macmillan Cancer Support

06 March

Janette Hogan

Clinical Commissioning Nurse Advisor (Palliative Care)
Manchester Health and Care Commissioning
I am an experienced community nurse with a long history in specialist palliative care.
In 2002 I took up the role of Primary Care Cancer Lead Clinician; Central Manchester CCG then in 2007 became the Cancer & Palliative Care Clinical Nursing Lead to Commissioning for Manchester PCT.
Since 2013 as Palliative Care Nurse Advisor to commissioning I have led with commissioners and clinicians the development, commissioning and implementation of a consultant led community based palliative care service in North Manchester. Moving forwards my current role with Manchester Health & Care Commissioning in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support is to support the development a city wide community based specialist palliative and supportive care service following the success of the North Manchester Macmillan Palliative Care Support Service which was a 'test' for the rest of the city.

06 March

Professor Alison Leary

Chair of Healthcare & Workforce Modelling
London South Bank University
After spending ten years in science Prof. Alison Leary undertook an RN diploma at The Nightingale School at St Thomas Hospital (now Kings College London). She attained a Masters in Biomedical Science (Haematology) and worked in acute Haematology services. Prof. Leary obtained a PhD in Clinical Medicine from the University of London (Royal Free & University College School of Medicine).

In recent years she has undertaken various projects around the modelling of complex systems in both the public and private sector and has a particular interest in the work of specialist practice and its value. She undertakes research & consultancy in this area-she also provides a service as an expert witness.

Prof. Leary writes regularly for the general, trade and academic press. In 2015 she was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing and in 2016 a Fellow of the Queen Nursing Institute and a Winston Churchill Fellow for which she examined high reliability organisations looking at safety.

06 March

Ben Lucas

Oncology MSD UK
Executive Director
Ben heads up the Oncology Franchise in the UK & Ireland. Ben leads a cross functional team with focus on accelerating the introduction and uptake of new, breakthrough oncology immunotherapy in the UK. Working alongside the clinical community, patient groups, policy makers, and senior stakeholders at MHRA, NHS and NICE, the team have established new expectations for patient access in the UK. This included delivering the first medicine for UK patients under the Early Access to Medicine Scheme (EAMS).
Under Ben’s leadership the oncology team is committed to working collaboratively with the system to bring about the widespread adoption of new treatments that offer significant benefits to patients.
Ben started his career working with elite athletes as an exercise physiologist at the Institute of Sport, Newcastle. He joined MSD in 1999 in his first role in pharmaceuticals and progressed through sales and marketing roles, before moving to Roche. He developed his experiences and expertise working in the Global organization in Basel, Switzerland before returning to lead the UK HER2 Breast Cancer Franchise and latterly the Anti-Angiogensis Franchise, overseeing the introduction of new formulations, expansion into new indications and the launch of multiple new molecular entities (NMEs).
Ben is married, with five daughters and has lived in Sussex, Northumberland and North Yorkshire before settling in rural Hertfordshire. His interests (aside from parenting) include Rugby, Cycling, Golf, most spectator sports and country walks.

06 March

Professor Jane Maher

Clinical Adviser
Macmillan Cancer Support
Jane Maher worked as a consultant clinical oncologist at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre for nearly 30 years and over this period was responsible for treating a range of different cancers, including lymphoma, head, neck and lung cancer, most recently focussing on breast and advanced prostate cancer. She co-founded the first Macmillan Cancer Support and Information services in the UK, winning the Nye Bevan award in 1992. Her key research interests have been understanding what happens to patients after their initial cancer treatment and the influence of cultural differences on cancer management and she has published extensively on these subjects. She advises national and international bodies, including those in Denmark, Holland, Canada and USA, on aftercare and survivorship and the management of treatable not curable cancer.

Jane chaired the Maher Committee for the Department of Health in 1995, led the UK National Audit of Late Effects Pelvic Radiotherapy for the Royal College of Radiologists in 2000 and chaired the National Cancer Survivorship Initiative Consequences of Treatment workstream 2008-2012.

Jane has recently stepped down as Chief Medical Officer of Macmillan Cancer Support after nearly 20 years in the post and is now a consultant advisor to the charity.

06 March

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Sandra McDermott

Improving the Cancer Journey (ICJ) Glasgow Programme Manager
Glasgow City Council
Sandra joined Glasgow City Council in 1997. In 2011, became responsible for Financial Inclusion. As the Head of Financial Inclusion key responsibilities include, developing a range of collaborative and partnership arrangements within Glasgow to enable us collectively to respond to current and emerging issues of tackle financial exclusion, poverty and health inequalities in the city. This includes, our Long Term Conditions and Macmillan Benefit service, developed in partnership across the public, voluntary and third sectors.
In the role of Macmillan Programme Manager, Sandra is responsible for developing and delivering Improving the Cancer Journey to improve the lives of people affected by cancer in the city as part of Integrating Health & Social Care.
Sandra is passionate about delivering improvements within the Pubic Services and was recognised for this work in 2013 when she was shortlisted as the Guardian Public Servant of the year 2013.

06 March

DM

Dr Jodie Moffat

Head of Early Diagnosis
Cancer Research UK

06 March

06 March

Amanda Ramirez

Professor
Psycho-Oncology and Liaison Psychiatry
Professor Amanda Ramirez is a liaison psychiatrist, with particular expertise in the management of psychological distress among people affected by cancer.She sees patients and their loved ones who have developed anxiety, depression, problems with personal relationships, communication with health professionals, psychosexual difficulties, body image problems, alcohol and drug-related problems
Professor Ramirez is recognised throughout the world for her research on understanding and treating psychological distress in those affected by cancer and in ways of promoting early presentation of cancer. She undertook major study on burnout in doctors. She led a research programme at King’s College London looking at the psychological and social aspects of cancer from 1997-2010.She is an author of over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications and was a Principal Investigator or Co-applicant on a number of major international and national collaborative research programmes.
Professor Ramirez facilitates nationally accredited communication and psychological skills training courses for doctors, nurses and other allied health professionals across the UK.The training aims to promote honest compassionate collaborative dialogue between health professionals and their patients.
As a national clinical lead (2001-2013), she was a lead developer of national policy on improving the experience of care for those affected by cancer, She was a lead author of the NICE Guidance on Improving Supportive and Palliative Care for Adults with Cancer 2004. She also led the development of the most recent written information about the NHS Cancer Screening programmes based on offering choice.

06 March

JR

John Reeve

Patient representative
PR

Professor Sir Mike Richards

06 March

Sally Shelmerdine

Patient representative
In 2011 Sally had breast cancer which was successfully treated and is now on 10 years of tamoxifen. She married with 2 children who were 7 and 11 when she was diagnosed.
Since completing her active treatment Sally have been involved in the work that Macmillian do with in the NHS. Sally sat on a number of recruitment panels for the Directors for the Cancer Pathway Boards. From this work she was then asked to be part of a 3 day review of clinical diagnostic services for greater manchester haematological cancer. Sally am now a member of the board that are in the process of implementing a new integrated service within Greater Manchester.
She was also part of group that redesigned the breast cancer pathway for Pennine Acute and Wythenshawe hospitals. With the Director of the Breast Cancer Pathway, consultants, radiographers and cancer nurse specialists.
Sally have also been filmed for eLearning training for clinical staff and also a short film about what a healthy diet is during and after treatment.
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Noor Sherwani

Senior Project Manager, Living with and Beyond Cancer
NHS England
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Noor Sherwani

Senior Project Manager, Living with and Beyond Cancer
NHS England

06 March

Lesley Smith

Senior Programme Manager, Living With and Beyond Cancer
NHS England
Lesley is passionate about improving the quality of life for people affected by cancer. She joined the NHS England cancer programme in early 2018 and is leading the work to deliver the national cancer strategy commitments on Living With and Beyond Cancer. This follows 7 years at Macmillan Cancer Support working on their national programme on consequences of cancer treatment. Prior to this, she worked in NHS service improvement, corporate planning and performance management. Her early career was in biomedical research, and she has a PhD in toxicology.

06 March

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Joanne Stonehouse

Macmillan Paramedic, Cancer Care Project Manager
Manchester Local Care Organisation
Joanne is a registered paramedic who has been working for the ambulance service since 2001. Jo is passionate about developing the Paramedic profession and ensuring all patients receive the very best care . Her main areas of specialist clinical expertise include cancer, end of life care, palliative care and resuscitation. She is particularly interested in exploring the potential benefits that technology and collaborative working have on patient care. Jo is currently the specialist subject lead for the College of Paramedics and chairs a national ambulance service Cancer, end of life and palliative care forum for the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE). Over the years Jo has worked in education, clinical development /leadership roles and within a number of clinical settings. Since 2016 Jo became the first Macmillan Paramedic and has been the project lead for the award winning innovative collaboration between South Western Ambulance Service NHS Trust and Macmillan Cancer Support, which aims to support the development of the workforce as well as enhancing and improving systems, services in order to improve the way we triage and respond to people living with cancer and those with palliative and end of life care needs. Within this role Jo has been generating interest and insight into this area of clinical practice, influencing both Paramedic curriculum and national guidelines and working across new boundaries whilst developing new collaborative partnerships, as professionals working in this setting are not considered part of the cancer or palliative workforce, national policy and guidance does not consider urgent and emergency care in the cancer or palliative context, and little focus has been placed on the needs of the public when they access urgent and emergency care via 999.

06 March

Lynda Thomas

Chief Executive
Macmillan Cancer Support

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06 March

Alicia Waite

Manchester Macmillan Palliative Supportive Services Manager
I have a strong nursing background spanning 38 years both in the acute and community setting , in 1996 I joined the community and worked as a community District Nurse in North Manchester for many years delivering palliative care tpo paitents in their own home.
In 2007 I joined Manchester University as a practice educator, supporting students in practice.
In 2010 I led the Continuing Health Care Team, working with complex patients with complex needs which led me to my current role of Service Manager for North Manchester Macmillan Palliative care team, my role was to operationalise the vision the Manchester commissioning team and it’s Macmillan partnership through the MCIP program.

06 March

Lillie Wenzel

Fellow, Policy
The King's Fund
Lillie joined The King's Fund as a Fellow in the policy team in August 2014. Her work at the Fund has included a joint project with the Health Foundation on a transformation fund for the NHS, and the development of integrated commissioning options to build on the work of the Barker Commission on the future of health and social care. Lillie is currently working on a project exploring the impact of financial pressures in the NHS on patients’ access to quality care.
Before joining the Fund Lillie worked in the health team within PricewaterhouseCoopers’ advisory practice, where she supported NHS organisations on a range of assignments including public procurement projects, organisational and commercial change and strategy development projects. While at PwC, Lillie spent 18 months on a secondment to the Department of Health's NHS Group where she worked on provider policy.

06 March

Kirsty Wilkinson

Public Health Advanced Practitioner
Durham County Council
Kirsty Wilkinson has been the Public Health Advanced Practitioner – Staying Well since her appointment in June 2018. Her responsibilities include commissioning and service improvement of NHS Health Checks, CVD prevention, cancer prevention and living with and beyond cancer, tobacco control and stop smoking services.
Prior to this Kirsty spend just over two years as a Macmillan Public Health Portfolio Lead working on the Macmillan Local Authority Partnership (MLAP) programme. Within this programme Kirsty worked with people affected by cancer and other stakeholders to co-design a model to ensure access to support around non-clinical needs for all people affected by cancer.
Kirsty moved into the Public Health team in 2013 when they transferred from the Primary Care Trust (PCT) into the local authority when she was responsible developing and implementing an alcohol harm reduction strategy for the county.
She is passionate about preventing ill-health and improving the quality of life of individuals, families and communities across County Durham.
Kirsty is married and is lucky to be proud mum to two wonderful children. In her spare time, Kirsty is part of the cast and crew of Kynren, an Epic Tale of England (www.kynren.org) where in 2018 she, alongside her children, was fortunate enough to be awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. She is also in training for her first Great North Run in September 2019.

06 March

Dr Fran Woodward

Executive Director of Policy and Impact
Macmillan Cancer Support
Fran Woodard is Executive Director of Policy and Impact for Macmillan Cancer Support. Macmillan Cancer Support aims to improve the lives of everyone living with cancer, and to inspire millions of others to do the same. Fran leads a Directorate of over 200 people whofocus on delivering Macmillan’s strategy through high quality impactful influencing and policy change, innovation, research and evaluation, supporting Macmillan Professionals and ensuring all Macmillan’s services are high quality and deliver maximum impact. Central to Fran’s role is effective influencing and lobbying across a range of UK wide stakeholders, including UK governments, Department of Health, NHS Executive, local commissioners, partner organisations (health, social care and the third sector), academia and politicians. Fran’s focus is to ensure that all Macmillan services and influencing activities have the patient voice and insight at the heart thus affecting a real step change in the way in which care is delivered to the growing number of people living with cancer.

Before embarking in her current role, Fran was the Director of Transformation and Cancer Programmes at King’s Health Partners, London. She comes with a wealth of experience and knowledge as an expert in large-scale multi-organisational transformation, including clinical service delivery, integrating research and clinical practice, capital builds, information technology solutions, income diversification strategies and the delivery of patient centred care.Fran combines a clinical background with being a highly experienced healthcare and third sector Director. She has a doctorate in ‘Leading Inter-organisational Change’ from the Middlesex University in 2007 and an MBA from the Open University in 2001. In 2014 Fran was named by the Health Services Journal as one of the top 50 Inspiring Women in Healthcare.

06 March

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Sarita Yaganti

Macmillan Stratified Follow-up Lead
UCLH Cancer Collaborative

06 March

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Alexandra Callaghan

Policy Manager (Health)
Macmillan Cancer Support
AL

Alice Land

Senior Programme Lead
NHS Dorset CCG
AF

Alison Fielding

Consumer
National Cancer Research Institute Consumer Forum
AH

Amy Hirst

Communications Officer (Cancer Intelligence)
Cancer Research UK
AE

Andrea Evans

Head of Specialist Advisory
Macmillan Cancer Support
AK

Andrew Kaye

Head of Policy & Influence - Health & Care
Macmillan Cancer Support
AH

Anne-Marie Hamilton

Strategy Expert, Health and Social Care
Macmillan Cancer Support
AS

Arthi Squires

Evolving Healthcare Manager
Baxter Healthcare Ltd
AG

Ashley Green

Head of Health Initiatives and Services
Yorkshire Cancer Research
AS

Asrar Samad

Strategic Development Manager
Varian Medical Systems
BD

Becky Driscoll

Macmillan Living With Cancer Programme Coordinator
London borough of Tower Hamlets
BG

Becky Gorringe

Evidence Engagement Officer
Macmillan Cancer Support
BO

Belinda Ockrim

Lead Nurse for Cancer
Yeovil District Hospital NHS FT
BM

Bethany Maddison

Solutions Consultant
Varian Medical Systems
BD

Beth Dahill

Transformation Lead
Barnet CCG
CB

Cath Barrows

Project Support
Health Innovation Manchester
CG

Catherine Greehy

PPI contributor
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CA

Christine Amica

Macmillan Project Manager - MMLAP
Manchester Health and Care Commissioning
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Christine Delon

Data and Research Analyst
Cancer Research UK
CW

Clare Woodford

Senior Policy Adviser - Health
Macmillan Cancer Support
DC

Daisy Cooney

Policy Officer
Macmillan Cancer Support
DC

Danette Carter

Project Manager
NHS Sheffield CCG
DB

Dany Bell

Treatment & Recovery Specialist Adviser
Macmillan Cancer Support
DK

David Keddie

Insight Account Manager
NHS England
DS

David Salisbury

Evidence Engagement Lead
Macmillan Cancer Support
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Denise Friend

ED Programme Lead
South Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Derbyshire Cancer Alliance
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Diane Evans

Macmillan Programme Manager
NHS Warrington CCG
DM

Dominic Morgan

360 Oncology Solutions Consultant
Varian Medical Systems
DW

Dominic Wake

Head of Oncology Government Affairs
Novartis
DP

Dr Dale Powner

Business Development Manager
The Binding Site
DK

Dr Derek Kyte

Lecturer in Health Research Methods
Institute of Applied Health Research, University of Birmingham
DW

Dr Eric Watts

Patient Rep
Basildon and Brentwood CCG
DB

Dr Helen Bulbeck

Director
brainstrust
DC

Dr Ian Clements

Retired
all MY Data
DS

Dr John Seymour

Chief of Medicine
Frimley Health NHS FT
DL

Dr Rosie Loftus

Joint Chief Medical Officer
Macmillan Cancer Support
DC

Dr Ross Coron

Policy Officer
Bloodwise
DJ

Dr Steven Johnson-Wood

Living With and Beyond Cancer Project Lead
Northern Devon HealthcareNHS Trust
EM

Ed Murphy

Head of Services - South West
Macmillan Cancer Support
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Elaine Taylor

Assurance and Delivery Project Officer
NHS England
FR

Felicity Rae

Healthcare Change Executive
Bupa
GJ

Gary Jones

Senior Government Affairs Manager
AbbVie
GM

Georgina McMasters

Patient Leader/Lay Partner
NHS England (South/South West)
GK

Gráinne Kavanagh

Head of Specialist Advisory
Macmillan Cancer Support
HM

Hannah Manton

Project Manager
NHS Somerset CCG
HS

Harvir Singh

Cancer Transformation Programme Support
NHS Walsall CCG
IV

Ian Vousden

Kent & Medway Cancer Alliance Manager
NHS England – South East (Kent, Surrey & Sussex)
JM

Jacqui Morgan

Commissioning Development Manager
NHS Wolverhampton CCG
JA

James Austin

Director of Specialist Advisory Division
Macmillan Cancer Support
JC

Jan Cutting

Active Communities Lead
Rother Voluntary Action
JP

Jane Pickard

Macmillan Lead Cancer Nurse
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
JD

Jen Drury

Comms and Engagement Associate
NHS Sheffield CCG
JP

Jenny Pitt

Communications Manager
InterSystems
JB

Joanne Blake

General Manager- UK and Ireland
The Binding Site
JM

Joe Mays

Prevention and Early Diagnosis Clinical Lead
Peninsula Cancer Alliance
JP

Jo Powel

Strategic Events Manager
Macmillan Cancer Support
JM

Julia Millman

Programme Manager
Leeds Care Record
JI

Julie Irvine

n/a
n/a
KC

Karen Campbell

Senior Learning and Development Manager
KE

Karen Evans

Joint Head of Primary Care & Commissioning Manager
NHS Wolverhampton CCG
KR

Karen Roberts

Chief of Nursing & Allied Health Professionals
Macmillan Cancer Support
KH

Katy Horton-Fawkes

Macmillan Patient Public Engagement Lead
Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon and Gloucestershire (SWAG) Cancer Alliance
KG

Kerry Gerrard

Senior Commissioning Manager
NHS Warrington CCG
KC

Kieren Caldwell

Head of Service and Supplier Management
NHS England
KW

Kristina Wilton

Value Based Healthcare Lead
Janssen
KK

Kumud Kantilal

Postgraduate Researcher
University of East Anglia
LS

Laleh Safinia

National Market Access Manager
Haematology/Oncology, Janssen
LH

Laura Hope

Programme Manager – Living With and Beyond Cancer
NHS England
LH

Lee Hodgson

Director of Tech Strategy & Architecture
Macmillan Cancer Support
LC

Lindsey Cook

Chair
East of England Cancer Patient Advisory Board
LE

Lisa Edge Davies

Patient Experience Manager
Pfizer Oncology
LC

Liz Crisp

Carer
LH

Liz Howells

Associate Director
Frimley Health NHS FT
LP

Liz Price

Associate Director, Living With and Beyond Cancer
Transforming Cancer Services Team
MS

Manisha Sharma

Senior Macmillan Programme Manager
NHS South Warwickshire CCG
MB

Margaret Brennan

Partnership Manager
Macmillan Cancer Support
MB

Maria Bracey

Living With and Beyond Cancer Project Lead
Royal Devon and Exeter FT
MK

Mariano Kälfors

Living With and Beyond Cancer Programme Manager
National Cancer Research Institute
MS

Mark Smith

Service Specialist
NHS England
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Martin Fisher

Chief Executive
Rother Voluntary Action
MC

Matt Case

Policy Manager
Cancer Research UK
MP

Meena Parekh

Chairperson
NHS
MC

Meera Craston

Head of Evidence
Macmillan Cancer Support
MS

Melinda Smith

Insight Account Manager
NHS England
NK

Naomi Kander

Head of Information and Support
Bowel Cancer UK
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Nicola Gowen

Transformation Project Manager
Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon and Gloucestershire (SWAG) Cancer Alliance
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Nicola Read

Clinical Fellow
Bupa
PB

Patricia Barnett

Clinical Leadership & Partnerships team lead
Cancer Research UK
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Paul Tulley

Director of Commissioning
NHS Walsall CCG
PW

Peter Williamson

Senior Insight Account Manager
NHS England
PF

Prof Claire Foster

Professor of Psychosocial Oncology
University of Southampton
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Rachel Bernstein

National Programmes Manager
Roche Products Ltd
RB

Rachel Bowden

Research Communications Lead
Macmillan Cancer Support
RC

Rebecca Crallan

Head of Cancer Intelligence
Cancer Research UK
RW

Rebecca Wellburn

System Engagement Specialist Adviser
Macmillan Cancer Support
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Rita Rajababoo

Medical PA
NHS
RH

Ruth Hudson

Insight and Feedback Specialist
NHS England
SH

Sadaf Haque

Prevention and Early Diagnosis Clinical Lead
Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon and Gloucestershire (SWAG) Cancer Alliance
SH

Sally Hughes

Head of Health Services Engagement
British Heart Foundation
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Samantha Schofield

Researcher
Macmillan Cancer Support
SD

Sarah-Jane Davies

Transformation Project Manager
Peninsula Cancer Alliance
SW

Sarah Warren

Programme Manager
NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit
SB

Shannon Boldon

Senior Researcher
The Health Policy Partnership
SB

Sue Burke

Primary Care Lead for Cancer and End of Life
NHS Warrington CCG
SH

Sue Hill

Workforce Transformation Lead
Health Education England
SF

Susannah Farnan

Nurse
The Hospice of St Francis
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Tanya Humphreys

Head of Services - North West
Macmillan Cancer Support
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Taylor Sanders

Data and Research Analyst
Cancer Research UK
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Thomas Harrington

Patient and Public Advisory Committee
Manchester Health and Care Commissioning
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Tina Grose

Lead Cancer Nurse
Royal Devon and Exeter FT
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Tom Lee

Senior Manager
Cancer Research UK
TA

Trevor Arnold

Regional Director Partnerships, London & South
Siemens Healthcare Limited
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Wendy Kimber

Strategic Insight Lead
Macmillan Cancer Support
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Zereen Rahman Jennings

Macmillan Living With Cancer Programme Lead
London borough of Tower Hamlets

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Macmillan Cancer Support

We put the current and future needs of people living with cancer at the centre of our services, research, policy and evaluation to ensure we understand the numbers, needs and experiences of everyone living with cancer. We generate the evidence to enable a better cancer experience and directly provide, work in partnership or influence others to help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can. Our partnership with The King’s Fund supports this and enables us to work together with service providers, cancer policy and research bodies in the UK to achieve this mission.

We’re here to help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can, providing physical, financial and emotional support. So whatever cancer throws your way, we’re right there with you.

Macmillan Cancer Support, registered charity in England and Wales (261017), Scotland (SC039907) and the Isle of Man (604). Also operating in Northern Ireland.

Cancer Research UK

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Registration opens, exhibition and refreshments

08:30 AM 10:00 AM Orangery, ground floor

Grab your badge, some refreshments and head to Maynard Theatre before the start of of the breakfast session at 9am.

Breakfast session - The Psychology of Cancer Survivorship

09:00 AM 09:45 AM Maynard theatre, lower ground floor

MSD’s sponsored breakfast session will focus on the psychology of cancer survivorship, where we’ll discuss the growing patient population who are surviving a cancer diagnosis and the psychology tied to this. Our esteemed panel will discuss their different viewpoints on the topic and how the landscape is likely to change in coming years.

In addition, our speakers will discuss:
  • The patient viewpoint – a recollection of one our speakers’ personal experiences with cancer and their own psychological state
  • How the work of patient support groups works to facilitate the needs of this growing population and what more must be done
  • The experience of a psycho-oncologist who has worked with cancer patients for over two decades

Chairperson
Ben Lucas, Executive Director, Oncology MSD UK


Speakers
  • Lynda Thomas, CEO, Macmillan Cancer Support
  • Amanda Ramirez, Professor of Psycho-Oncology and Liaison Psychiatry
  • Imogen Cheese, Founder and Director, Melanoma Patient Conference


This event has been organised and associated material produced by The Kings Fund, and MSD has provided sponsorship.

Speakers

Session one: Developing place-based cancer service provision

10:00 AM 11:30 AM Burdett theatre, ground floor

10.00am
Welcome and introduction
Lynda Thomas
, Chief Executive, Macmillan Cancer Support 

10.05am
Alison Carter, Patient representative

10.15am
Keynote address
  • Hear reflections on what the long-term plan means for cancer services, the review on cancer screening programmes and how local areas can bring together services.

Professor Sir Mike Richards

10.35am
A changing NHS: the role of integrated care systems (ICSs)
  • Learn about the latest updates on how integrated care systems are developing in England, and what this might mean for cancer service provision and the learning for local and national leaders.

Our long read on making sense of integrated care systems

Lillie Wenzel, Fellow, Policy, The King’s Fund 

10.50am
How to design a cancer service within an ICS
•Hear about the work of the Cancer Alliance, developing an integrated local approach across the West Yorkshire and Harrogate integrated care system

Professor Sean Duffy, Clinical Lead, West Yorkshire and Harrogate Cancer Alliance, West Yorkshire and Harrogate ICS (confirmed)

11.10am
Questions and discussion

Speakers

Lillie-Wenzel-slides.pdf Download Link
Sean_Duffy-slides.pdf Download Link
Sir-Mike_Richards-slides.pdf Download Link

Refreshment break, networking and scavenger hunt

11:30 AM 12:00 PM Orangery, ground floor

Enjoy the refreshments and take some time to decide between the 4 breakout sessions after the break.

Visit the exhibition stands and our library to collect the stamp for the Scavenger Hunt.
Session 2

Breakout 2A: Community responses to out of hours care

12:00 PM 01:00 PM Maynard A, lower ground floor

12.00pm
Welcome and introduction
Gemma Clifford, Senior Manager, Personalised Care (Strategy), Personalised Care Group, NHS England

12.05pm
Working with paramedics to deliver better care for people living with cancer

  • Learn about the work of South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust to integrate with the cancer workforce locally to meet some of the challenges in providing quality patient centred care in the out of hours, out of hospital setting for people living with cancer.

Joanne Stonehouse, Macmillan Paramedic and Cancer Care Project Manager, South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust 

12.25pm
Specialist and supportive palliative care service in the City of Manchester

  • Hear about the work in Manchester to join up to create a new model of consultant-led, community-based palliative care, including access to specialist therapy support, the introduction of an Assistant Practitioner role to support care delivery, a system of open referral for patients, carers and professionals with clinical triage of calls and referrals and the development of a volunteer model of support

Alicia Waite, Manchester Macmillan Palliative Supportive Services Manager, Manchester Local Care Organisation 

Janette Hogan, Clinical Commissioning Nurse Advisor (Palliative Care), Manchester Health and Care Commissioning 

12.45pm
Questions and discussion

Speakers

Alicia_Waite-slides.pdf Download Link
Joanne_Stonehouse-slides.pdf Download Link
Session 2

Breakout 2B: System leadership for personalised care

12:00 PM 01:00 PM Maynard B, lower ground floor

12.00pm
Welcome and introduction
Dr Jodie Moffat,
Head of Early Diagnosis, Cancer Research UK 

12.05pm
Improving the Cancer Journey Glasgow

  • Hear how Glasgow City Council and Macmillan Cancer Support have created an integrated community-based service that assesses and addresses the full range of needs that people with cancer can experience including physical, emotional, financial, practical, and social.
  • Learn about the impact of this work and its influence on service commissioning and design, both nationally and internationally. 

Sandra McDermott, Improving the Cancer Journey (ICJ) Glasgow Programme Manager, Glasgow City Council 
Lorraine Andrew, Service user  

12.25pm
Macmillan Local Authority Partnership Durham

  • Discover the work in Durham testing how to spread the development of integrated models of non-clinical care and support for people living with cancer which are personalised, coordinated and promote wellbeing and independence, across social care, health and communities.

Kirsty Wilkinson, Public Health Advanced Practitioner, Durham County Council 

Fiona Flowers, Specialist Advisor for Community Settings, Macmillan Cancer Support 

12.45pm
Questions and discussion

Our work on system leadership

Speakers

Fiona_Flowers-slides.pdf Download Link
Kirsty Wilkinson-slides.pdf Download Link
Sandra_McDermott-slides.pdf Download Link
Session 2

Breakout 2C: Improving connections between primary and acute health services

12:00 PM 01:00 PM Burdett theatre, ground floor

12.00pm
Welcome and introduction
Sarah Gregory, Senior Policy Adviser (Social Care and Carers), Macmillan Cancer Support

12.05pm
Supporting primary and secondary care communication: joining up care around cancer services

  • Hear about an initiative, using a speed dating event to bring primary and secondary care clinicians together to discuss patient pathways. Discover how clinicians have used this opportunity to strengthen links, channels of communication and improve understanding of local cancer services – all important for a highly performing system.

Dr Christine Clayton, GP, Surrey and Sussex Cancer Alliance 

Debbie Bell, Facilitator, Cancer Research UK 


12.25pm
Digitally-assembled referral toolkit (DART): improving the quality and safety of suspected cancer referrals

  • Learn about a how a digital cancer referral system improved patient experience by reducing the risk of delayed referral and consequent delays in diagnosis and/or treatment. 

Dr Rob Eastham, GP Clinical Fellow, NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group 

12.45pm
Questions and discussion

Speakers

Christine_Clayton_slides.pdf Download Link
Rob_Eastham-slides.pdf Download Link
Session 2

Breakout 2D: Personalised care approaches to cancer care and support

12:00 PM 01:00 PM Edwards room, first floor

12.00pm
Welcome and introduction
Peter Goulding, Co-Chair, Living with and Beyond Cancer Board and Chair, Patient Advisory Group, London Cancer Commissioning Board

12.05pm
The importance of personalised care and stratifying patient pathways

  • This session will review stratified care pathways across the UK, their advantages, challenges and what we can learn for better implementation across England.

Professor Jane Maher, Clinical Adviser, Macmillan Cancer Support 

Lesley Smith,
Senior Programme Manager, Living With and Beyond Cancer, NHS England 

Noor Sherwani, Senior Project Manager, Living with and Beyond Cancer, NHS England

12.25pm
Panel discussion: Stratified follow up in practice

Sarita Yaganti, Macmillan Stratified Follow-up Lead, UCLH Cancer Collaborative 
Professor Jane Maher, Clinical Adviser, Macmillan Cancer Support 
Lesley Smith, Senior Programme Manager, Living With and Beyond Cancer, NHS England 
Noor Sherwani, Senior Project Manager, Living with and Beyond Cancer, NHS England 

12.45pm
Questions and discussion

Speakers

Jane Maher.pdf Download Link
Lesley_Smith-slides.pdf Download Link

Lunch, networking and scavenger hunt

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Orangery, ground floor

Visit the exhibition stands and our library to collect the stamp for the Scavenger Hunt.
Session 2

Session three: The morning breakouts are repeated

02:00 PM 03:00 PM

Refreshment break, networking and scavenger hunt

03:00 PM 03:20 PM Orangery, ground floor

Last chance to visit the exhibition stands and our library to collect the stamp for the Scavenger Hunt.

Session four: Meeting the changing needs across the pathway – looking to the future

03:20 PM 04:30 PM Burdett theatre, ground floor

3.20pm
Welcome back
Beccy Baird
, Senior Fellow, Policy, The King’s Fund 

3.25pm
The changing needs of people living with cancer

  • Hear how innovations in diagnosis and treatment mean that we face new challenges in giving people the best care and support as the needs of people living with cancer change throughout the pathway.

Dr Fran Woodard, Executive Director of Policy and Impact, Macmillan Cancer Support 

3.45pm
Panel session: How can we meet the changing needs of people living with cancer?

  • How do we get the start of the pathway right by improving early diagnosis?
  • How do we create the right workforce for the cancer pathway?
  • What do people living with and beyond cancer need as they progress through treatment and recovery?
  • How can we work together locally to organise the best care for patients?

Our work on patient involvement

Dr Fran Woodard, Executive Director of Policy and Impact, Macmillan Cancer Support 

Dr Jodie Moffat, Head of Early Diagnosis, Cancer Research UK 

Professor Alison Leary, Chair of Healthcare and Workforce Modelling, London South Bank University 

Sally Shelmerdine, patient representative 

4.20pm
Questions and discussion

4.30pm
Close of conference

Speakers

Fran_Woodard-slides.pdf Download Link

Close of conference

04:30 PM 04:30 PM

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