Appendix: List of interviewees

Nick Adkin – Former Head of Tobacco Programme, Department of Health

Jane Allberry – Former Deputy Director, Department of Health

Mr Bill Allum – Consultant Upper Gatrointestinal surgeon, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Deborah Alsina – Chief Executive, Bowel Cancer UK

Prof Mark Baker – Former Cancer Network Director, Yorkshire

John Baron MP – Chair of APPG on cancer, 2009–2018

Charlotte Beardmore – Director of Professional Policy, Society of Radiographers

Mike Birtwistle – Former adviser to the National Cancer Programme

Tony Blair – Former Prime Minister

Heather Blake – Director of Support and Influencing, Prostate Cancer UK

Juliet Bouverie – Chief Executive, Stroke Association

Ruth Bridgeman – Former National Programme Director, National Cancer Peer Review Programme

Gordon Brown – Former Chancellor of the Exchequer and subsequent Prime Minister

Dr Helen Campbell – Portfolio Manager for Department of Health and Social Care Research Networks, Cancer Research, and Clinical Research Facilities

Chris Carrigan – Former Head of the National Cancer Intelligence Network

Prof Peter Clark – Chair NHS England Chemotherapy Clinical Reference Group

Prof Michel Coleman – Professor of Epidemiology and Vital Statistics, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Dr Adrian Crellin – Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Leeds

Angela Culhane – Chief Executive, Prostate Cancer UK

Prof Erika Denton – Consultant Radiologist, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals, and National Clinical Director for Diagnostics, NHS England

Prof Stephen Duffy – Professor of Cancer Epidemiology, Prevention and Screening, Queen Mary University of London

Prof Sean Duffy – Former National Clinical Director

Prof Tim Elliott – Professor of Immunology, University of Southampton

Mr Paul Finan – Professor of Colorectal Surgery, University of Leeds

Prof Adam Glaser – Professor of Paediatric Oncology, University of Leeds

Emma Greenwood – Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Cancer Research UK

Prof Willie Hamilton – Professor of Primary Care Diagnostics, University of Exeter

Prof Bob Haward – Professor of Cancer Studies, University of Leeds

Nigel Hawkes – Health Editor, The Times, 2000–2008

Sara Hiom – Director of Early Diagnosis and Cancer Intelligence, Cancer Research UK

Jeremy Hughes – Former Chief Executive, Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Sir Harpal Kumar – Former Chief Executive, Cancer Research UK

Julie Lees – Deputy Director of the Transforming Cancer Services Team in London

Miss Fiona MacNeill – Consultant Breast Surgeon, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Prof Jane Maher – Joint Chief Medical Officer, Macmillan Cancer Support

Prof Sir Alex Markham – Professor of Medicine, University of Leeds, and former Chief Executive, Cancer Research UK

Jeremy Laurance – Former Health Editor, The Independent

Jane Lyons – Chief Executive, Cancer52

Prof Yoryos Lyratzopoulos – Professor of Cancer Epidemiology, University College London

Prof Anne Mackie – Director of Programmes for the UK National Screening Committee

Dr Kathy McLean – Executive Medical Director and Chief Operating Officer, NHS Improvement

Andy McMeeking – Former Associate Director, National Cancer Action Team

Baroness Delyth Morgan – Chief Executive, Breast Cancer Now

Prof Eva Morris – Professor of Cancer Epidemiology, University of Leeds

Teresa Moss – Former Director, National Cancer Action Team

Cally Palmer – National Cancer Director

Stephen Parsons – Former Director, National Cancer Action Team

Julietta Patnick – Former Director of National Screening Programmes

Prof Heather Payne – Consultant Clinical Oncologist, University College Hospital, London

Hilary Plant – Joint Clinical Lead for Supportive Cancer Care and Head of the Macmillan Support and Information Centre at University College London Hospitals

Prof Mick Peake – Professor of Respiratory Medicine and former Cancer Services Collaborative Lung Cancer Lead

Prof Phil Quirke – Professor of Pathology, University of Leeds

Prof Amanda Ramirez – Emeritus Professor of Liaison Psychiatry and Psycho–Oncology, King’s College, London

Nick Robinson – Presenter, Today Programme; Former Political Editor, BBC

Joanne Rule – Former Chief Executive, Cancerbackup

Prof David Sebag–Montefiore – Professor of Clinical Oncology and Health Research, University of Leeds

Duncan Selbie – Chief Executive, Public Health England

Prof Peter Selby – Professor of Cancer Medicine, University of Leeds

Amanda Shewbridge – Macmillan Nurse Programme Lead for Living With and Beyond Cancer for the South East London Accountable Care Network

Prof Karol Sikora – Former Professor of Clinical Oncology, Hammersmith Hospital

Lord Chris Smith – Former Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Chris Smyth – Health Editor, The Times

Nick Timmins – Journalist

Dr Fiona Walter – Reader in Primary Care Cancer Research, University of Cambridge

Lindsay Wilkinson – Former Head of Cancer and End of Life Care Policy, Department of Health and former Head of Healthcare, Macmillan Cancer Support

Janet Williamson – Former Director, Cancer Services Collaborative

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

Sarah Woolnough – Executive Director of Policy and Information, Cancer Research UK

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