The Surrey and Sussex Cancer Alliance Board provides leadership to ensure that all patients with cancer in Surrey and Sussex receive equitable access to safe and effective care. 

The Board is founded on the principle of co-design between providers, commissioners, clinicians and service users. It is made up of senior leaders from our local health and care system, charitable organisations and people affected by cancer.

Member Role
Louise Stead Chair, Surrey and Sussex Cancer Alliance and Chief Executive, Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
Keri Torney Managing Director, Surrey and Sussex Cancer Alliance
Alex Norman Co-Medical Director, Surrey and Sussex
Cancer Alliance
Tony Miles Co-Medical Director, Surrey and Sussex Cancer Alliance
Lucy Ann-Bett Partnership Manager for Surrey, Macmillan
Julia Hugason-Briem Regional Manager, South East & London Cancer Research UK
Peter Dawson Senior Public Health Lead (Healthcare), Surrey County Council
Jo Hunter Deputy Director of Recovery, Surrey Heartlands Clinical Commissioning Group
Vaughan Lewis South East Regional Medical Director, NHSE/I
Chris Tibbs Medical Director Commissioning, NHS England and Improvement, South East
Rebecca Furlong Programme Manager, NHS England and NHS Improvement, South East
Lola Banjoko Cancer Senior Responsible Officer, Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group
Liz Howells Cancer Senior Responsible Officer, Frimley ICS
Steve Jenkin CEO, Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Suzanne Rankin CEO, Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Neil Dardis CEO, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Angela Stevenson CEO, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Jo Chadwick-Bell CEO, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Andy Heeps Managing Director, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
Siobhan O Donnell Programme Lead for Cancer & Diagnostics, Health Education England
Sarah Richards Medical Director for Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group and Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group Cancer Lead
post vacant Clinical Lead for Cancer, Surrey Heartlands Clinical Commissioning Group
Iain Laidlaw Cancer Clinical Lead, Frimley ICS

The Clinical Executive acts as the primary source of clinical advice and leadership to the Surrey and Sussex Cancer Alliance Board, across the whole cancer pathway. This extends from prevention strategies, through to screening and early diagnosis; ensuring delivery of evidence based treatment; supporting those living with and beyond cancer, palliative and supportive care; to end of life care. The Clinical Executive comprises the Alliance Clinical Leadership team who assist the Board in improving cancer patients’ outcomes, both in terms of survival and experience of care.