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

Ms Pauline Bagnall
British Association of Urological Nurses

Professor Michael Kirby 

Royal College of General Practitioners

Mr Roger Wotton 

Tackle Prostate Cancer

Ms Karen Stalbow 

Prostate Cancer UK

Dr Janet Rimmer 

NHS Cancer Screening Programmes

Dr Adam Glaser 

National Cancer Survivorship Initiative

Professor Julia Verne 

Public Health Observatories

Professor Chris Harrison 

NHS England

Dr Vicky Coupland 


Mr John McGrath 

NHS England

NPCA Project Team