Dr Mick Peake has been awarded the ’Quality in Care’ Judges Special Award

Posted by egg3 at Jan 06, 2015 10:25 AM |
for a lifetime achievement in improving the quality of care in oncology

The Judges' Special Award is made either to an individual who deserves national recognition for his or her contribution to improving outcomes for cancer patients in the UK, or from among the entries received (irrespective of category) for a project that is judged to have made an outstanding contribution deserving of national recognition and a platform to be shared with the wider cancer community.

Dr Mick Peake is the Clinical Lead for the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN)

Dr Peake is a Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine for the University Hospitals of Leicester, based at the Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK.

He has published widely and been involved in the development of national policy for lung cancer and cancer intelligence in various roles. He is Clinical Lead for the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) and for the National Lung Cancer Audit Programme (NLCA), run jointly between the Information Centre and the Royal College of Physicians, where he is Associate Director of the Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit.

He is National Lead Clinician for Lung Cancer in NHS Improvement where he is also the secondary care lead for the National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative (NAEDI). He chairs the Clinical Reference Group of the NLCA, is co-chair of the Department of Health’s Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Advisory Group. He is also a member of the steering group of the British Thoracic Oncology Group, vice-chair of Mesothelioma UK, a member of the National Clinical Audit Advisory Group (NCAAG) and chairs the clinical section of the UK Lung Cancer Coalition (UKLCC).

His major interests are in early diagnosis and improving outcomes for lung cancer patients by proper service configuration, supported by good clinical outcome data.

Judges' comments

Mick’s achievements with the NCIN has had a huge impact on the area of lung cancer. He has completely transformed the landscape and got us to think about what we do and he’s still so passionate about what he does and believes in quality of care.

QIC Oncology 2014 results

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