National Prostate Cancer Audit

Clinical Reference Group

Clinical Reference Group

The Clinical Reference Group support implementation of the audit by representing a number of interested organisations (including patients and stakeholder organisations), jointly providing audit governance through the professional oversight of the clinical direction. This group will act as a consultative group to the Project Team on clinical issues as well as issues related to methodology and audit implementation. Its specific role and responsibilities are to advise on the audit's aims and objectives, enrolment of cancer networks and NHS trusts, recruitment of patients, appropriateness of the data collection instruments, the analysis and interpretation of the audit's findings, and communication and publication strategy.

Current representatives on the Clinical Reference Group are:


Mr Roger Kockelbergh 
NPCA Clinical Reference Group Chair

Professor Howard Kynaston 
British Association of Urological Surgeons (Wales)

Professor Raj Persad 
British Association of Urological Surgeons

Mr Simon Russell 
British Uro-Oncology Group

Mrs Philippa Aslet 
British Association of Urological Nurses

Professor Michael Kirby 
Royal College of General Practitioners

Roger Wotton 
Tackle Prostate Cancer

Ali Cooper 
Prostate Cancer UK

Dr Mick Peake 
National Cancer Information Network

Professor Julietta Patnick 
NHS Cancer Screening Programmes

Dr Adam Glaser 
National Cancer Survivorship Initiative

Professor Julia Verne 
Public Health Observatories

Professor Sean Duffy 
National Commissioning Board

Julia Hill 
National Cancer Peer Review

Vijay Sangar 
Specialised Urology CRG, NHS England

Professor Noel Clarke
Lead Urologist, Project Team

Professor Heather Payne
Lead Oncologist, Project Team

Dr Jem Rashbass
Lead Cancer Registration, Project Team

Professor Jan van der Meulen
Lead Methodologist, Project Team

Dr Julie Nossiter
NPCA Project Manager, Project Team

Mr Arun Sujenthiran
NPCA Clinical Research Fellow, Project Team

Ms Susan Charman
NPCA Statistician, Project Team