Steering Group and Partners

The Steering Group is comprised of both health and social care professionals, patients and carers. Its role is to guide the Priority Setting Partnership (PSP). A James Lind Alliance Advisor helps the Steering Group through this, chairing meetings and providing assistance. The Living With and Beyond Cancer PSP is being led by the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI).

Steering Group members

  • Lindsey Bennister – Chief Executive, Sarcoma UK
  • Dr Sabine Best – Head of Research, Marie Curie
  • Dr Laura Cove-Smith – Consultant Medical Oncologist, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Graeme Crawford, General Practitioner, Bangor Health Centre, Northern Ireland
  • Dr Natalie Doyle – Nurse Consultant – Living With And Beyond Cancer, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Patricia Ellis – Chair and Adviser of the PSP, James Lind Alliance
  • Ceinwen Giles – Director of Partnerships and Evaluation, Shine Cancer Support
  • Dr Stuart Griffiths – PSP Lead, NCRI
  • Prof. Diana Greenfield, Macmillan Consultant Nurse, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Anne Johnson – Macmillan Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff
  • Dr Feng Li – PSP Co-ordinator, NCRI
  • Vee Mapunde – Associate Consumer Lead, NCRI
  • Dr Adrienne Morgan – Chair, Independent Cancer Patients’ Voice
  • Ms Susan Moug – Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Royal Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
  • Dr Rebecca Nash – Head of Evidence, Macmillan Cancer Support
  • Dr Karen Robb – Rehabilitation Lead for the Transforming Cancer Services Team in London
  • Dr Richard Simcock – Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust
  • Richard Stephens – Consumer Lead, NCRI
  • Jonathan Tobutt – LGBT Support Worker at Kirkwood Hospice, Huddersfield

The PSP is funded by underspend from the NCRI Lung Cancer SuPaC Initiative, cofounded by Macmillan Cancer Support, Department of Health (DH), Medical Research Council (MRC), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), Chief Scientist Office (CSO) and HSC Public Health Agency Research & Development Division (Northern Ireland).

Many other organisations supporting the Living With and Beyond Cancer PSP are not listed here.