Publication - Advice and guidance

Scottish referral guidelines for suspected cancer

Published: 22 Jan 2019

Guidelines to support primary care clinicians in identifying patients who are most likely to have cancer and therefore require urgent assessment by a specialist. Equally, they help in identifying patients who are unlikely to have cancer, embedding safety netting as a diagnostic support tool.

Contents
Scottish referral guidelines for suspected cancer
Appendix 3: Membership of the Guideline Dissemination Group

Appendix 3: Membership of the Guideline Dissemination Group

Peter Hutchison Chair, retired General Practitioner, NHS Dumfries & Galloway
Hugh Brown General Practitioner, NHS Ayrshire & Arran. Chair of The Scottish Primary Care Cancer Group
Sara Twaddle Director of Evidence, Healthcare Improvement Scotland
Diane Primrose Programme Manager, Cancer Access Team, Scottish Government
Andrew Grierson Project Manager, Cancer Access Team, Scottish Government, NHS National Services Scotland
Lorraine Sloan Strategic Partnership Manager, Scotland, Macmillan Cancer Support
Cara Taylor Macmillan Cancer Nurse Consultant, NHS Tayside
Paul Baughan General Practitioner, NHS Forth Valley, Health Improvement Scotland Clinical Lead Palliative and End of Life Care, Macmillan General Practitioner Advisor (Scotland)
Lorna Porteous General Practitioner Lead for Cancer and Palliative Care in Lothian, Macmillan General Practitioner Advisor (Scotland)
Marion O'Neill Regional Manager, Scotland and Northern Ireland, Cancer Research UK
Douglas Rigg General Practitioner, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
Adam Osprey Policy & Development Pharmacist, Community Pharmacy Scotland
Meiling Denney Assistant Director of Postgraduate General Practitioner Education, NHS Education for Scotland & Sigi Joseph, General Practitioner, NHS Lothian

Contact

Email: Cancer Access Team