Cross-Party Group Annual Report.

January 2016

Cross Party Group on Cancer

 

1. Group membership and office holders.

 

Julie Morgan AM, Chair

Andrew RT Davies AM

Janet Finch Saunders AM

Elin Jones AM

Mike Hedges AM

 

Invite list:

All AMs

Naomi Horne (Cardiff and Vale UHB - MEDICINE)

Paul Head (Breakthrough)

Annie Mulholland patient

Barbara Burbidge patient

Peter Thomas

Wales Cancer Bank

Phizer

ABPI

THE ROYAL MARSDEN NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

Velindre Cancer Hospital

Swansea Cancer Institute

The Wales Cancer Trials Unit

Caroline Walters, Macmillan.org.uk'

South Wales Cancer Network

James Whale Fund

Sara Morgan, Myeloma

Bowel Cancer Wales

Novartis

NISCHR CRC

Boehringer-Ingelheim

 

2. Previous Group Meetings since the last AGM.

 

Meeting 1: 21st April 2015, 8.00- 9.30am. The Cancer Delivery Plan.

 

8.00am Introduction: Julie Morgan AM, Chair of the CPG on Cancer.

8.05am The 2014 Cancer Delivery Plan Annual Report -  priorities for the plan, challenges and improvements: Dr Chris Jones, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, NHS Wales.

8.25am Response on behalf of the Wales Cancer Alliance: Susan Morris, General Manager, Macmillan Cancer Support, Wales. 

8.45am – 9.30am Discussion: All

 

 

 

Meeting 2: Wednesday 17th June, 2015. Cancer Screening.

 

·         Introduction: Julie Morgan AM, Chair of the CPG on Cancer.

•             Introduction to the Welsh Screening Service: Dr Rosemary Fox 

•             Bowel, Breast and Cervical screening programmes and future plans: Programme Heads

•             Participation work to improve uptake and inequalities: Dr Sikha Dr Sikha de Souza, Consultant in Public Health

•             Discussion on how we can work together to help improve bowel screening uptake rates and screening messaging: All

 

 

 

Meeting 3: Wednesday 7th October, 2015. Conference Rm 24, Ty Hywel.

 

8.00am Introductions and welcome – Julie Morgan AM

8.05am Presentation on The Wales Cancer Research Centre  - Libby Batt and Professor John Chester

8.30am Discussion on how we can work together with the Centre – All

9.00am close

 

Discussion

 

 

Meeting 4: 27th January, 2016. Media Briefing Room, Senedd Building, 8am and 9am.

 

AGM and CLIC Sargent will be discussing their Specialist Nurse Key Worker Evaluation report and the research findings from Year 1 of CLIC Sargent’s Better Care for Young Cancer Patients campaign.

 

Agenda                  

8.00am - Welcome, Julie Morgan AM, Chair of the CPG on Cancer.

8.05am - Election of Chair and Secretariat.

8.10am - Presentation of CLIC Sargent Specialist Nurse Key Worker Evaluation report.

8.20am  - Presentation of research findings from Year 1 of CLIC Sargent’s Better Care for Young Cancer Patients campaign.

8.40am  - Discussion on key worker role and how we can improve / ensure quicker diagnosis for young people with cancer.

9am close

 

3. Professional lobbyists, voluntary organisations and charities with whom the Group has met during the preceding year.

 

None.

 

 

Annual Financial Statement.

January 2016

Cross Party Group on Cancer  

Julie Morgan AM, Chair

Clare Bath, CRUK

 

Secretary Group’s Expenses.

 

 

None.

 

 

£0.00

Costs of all goods.

No goods purchased.

£0.00

Benefits received by the group or individual Members from outside bodies.

No benefits received.

£0.00

Any secretariat or other support.

No financial support received.

£0.00

Services provided to the Group such as hospitality.

All refreshments paid for by CRUK.

Date

Description and name of provider

Cost

 

Buffet provided by Charlton House.

£138.00 x 4 breakfast meetings bacon rolls and coffee

 

Total cost for the year

 

£552.00