The work stream aims to:
  • Work together to diagnose cancer sooner and improve survival rates
  • Ensure those with a suspected cancer diagnosis get access to the right tests, first time
  • Improve processes around patient referral from GP to hospital
  • Provide quicker diagnosis for patients with vague symptoms
  • Ensure more rapid diagnosis for patients
  •  Provide reassurance for those who don’t have cancer more quickly
  •  Lead the way in commitment to early diagnosis by piloting national initiatives.


Workstream leads:

Helen Ryan, Macmillan Project Lead (Early Diagnosis),

Angie Craig, Assistant Director of Operations at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

Rob Turner, Operation Clinical Cancer Lead, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust