Professor Mick Peake

Honorary Consultant and Professor of Respiratory Medicine

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Mick Peake

Professor Peake is the Clinical Lead for Early Diagnosis in Public Health England’s National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service, where he oversees the clinical understanding and analysis of UK-wide population data on cancer.

He is an Honorary Consultant and Professor of Respiratory Medicine in the University Hospitals of Leicester. He is also the Director of the Centre for Cancer Outcomes, University College London Hospitals (UCLH) Cancer Collaborative.

He has had a major interest in lung cancer and mesothelioma for many years. He was Clinical Lead for the National Lung Cancer Audit in the Royal College of Physicians, where he was Associate Director of the Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit for 20 years. He was National Clinical Lead for Lung Cancer and for NHS Cancer Improvement until the dissolution of the organisation in the NHS reforms. Amongst other roles he is a member of the board of trustees of the British Thoracic Oncology Group, chair of Mesothelioma UK, the National Lung Cancer Forum for Nurses and also Chairs the Clinical Advisory Group of the UK Lung Cancer Coalition.

He has been involved in the development and implementation of national cancer policy since the late 1990s. He has published widely with his major interests being in early diagnosis and improving outcomes for cancer patients by proper service configuration, supported by good clinical outcome data.

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Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation

Institute for Lung Health

Department of Respiratory Medicine
Glenfield Hospital

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