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Expert Panel: evaluation of the Government’s commitments in the area of cancer services in England

Non-inquiry session

The Health and Social Care Committee has established and commissioned a politically impartial panel of experts to conduct an evaluation – independently of the Committee – of the Government’s commitments in different areas of healthcare policy. The Expert Panel will produce a report after each evaluation which will be sent to the Committee to review. The final report will include a CQC-style rating of the progress the Government has made against achieving its own commitments. The Expert Panel’s second evaluation will be of the progress the Government has made against its own commitments in the area of cancer services in England.

 

The Expert Panel is chaired by Professor Dame Jane Dacre, and is comprised or core (i.e. permanent) members and subject specialists.

 

Core members of the Expert Panel are:

 

Professor John Appleby;

Sir Robert Francis QC;

Anita Charlesworth; and

Professor Stephen Peckham.

 

Cancer services specialist members of the Expert Panel are:

 

Professor Samreen Ahmed

Professor Janet E Brown

Dr Jeanette Dickson

Nikki Morris

Minesh Patel

 

An overview of the Expert Panel’s work is available here: https://ukparliament.shorthandstories.com/health-and-social-care-committee-expert-panel/index.html

 

Further information on the Expert Panel is set out in the Health & Social Care Committee Special Report: Process for independent evaluation of progress on Government commitments (5 August 2020).

Reports, special reports and government responses

View all reports and responses
Second special report - Government Response to the Expert Panel’s Report on Government commitments in the area of cancer services in England
Work Expert Panel: evaluation of the Government’s commitments in the area of cancer services in England (Non-inquiry session)
HC 346
Special Report
Fourth Special Report - Expert Panel: evaluation of the Government’s commitments in the area of cancer services in England
Work Expert Panel: evaluation of the Government’s commitments in the area of cancer services in England (Non-inquiry session), and Cancer services (Inquiry)
HC 1025
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

No oral evidence transcripts published.

NHS England and Improvement (ECS0049)
Department of Health and Social Care (ECS0050)
Group 3 27.01.22 (ECS0046)

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