All Mike Richards articles – Page 10

  • Mike Richards
    Information

    046 - Professor Mike Richards

    2010-11-17T20:00:00Z

    National clinical director for cancer, Department of Health ▼30

  • Sir Mike Richards, the government’s national cancer director, said: “Delivering state of the art radiotherapy is a complex operation.
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    Call to extend radiotherapy care

    2010-09-07T11:32:00Z

    Thousands of cancer patients are missing out on access to radiotherapy and few people know it can help cure the disease, a charity has claimed.

  • MInister with reponsibility for cancer Paul Burstow
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    £50m interim cancer drugs fund announced

    2010-07-27T13:09:00Z

    Ministers have announced a £50m interim cancer drugs pot before the creation of the fully-fledged fund promised before the election.

  • DH launches £8m campaign to improve early diagnosis of cancer
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    DH launches £8m campaign to improve early diagnosis of cancer

    2010-03-08T14:38:00Z

    Primary care trusts can bid for a share of an £8m government fund to help improve the early diagnosis of cancer, the Department of Health announced today.

  • Cancer care plans could cut costs
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    Cancer care plans could cut costs

    2010-01-20T11:32:00Z

    Primary care trusts could make significant cost savings by adopting a more personalised approach to the follow-up care of cancer patients, national clinical director for cancer Professor Sir Mike Richards has said.

  • Knighted Nicholson pays tribute to NHS staff
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    Knighted Nicholson pays tribute to NHS staff

    2010-01-07T00:00:00Z

    NHS chief executive David Nicholson, cancer tsar Mike Richards and National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence chief executive Andrew Dillon have been given knighthoods in the New Year honours list.

  • David Nicholson
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    Knighthoods for top NHS leaders

    2009-12-31T12:49:00Z

    NHS chief executive David Nicholson, cancer tsar Mike Richards, and NICE chief executive Andrew Dillon have been given knighthoods in the New Year’s honours list.

  • Michael White
    Comment

    Michael White: shamed FTs, Dr Foster, cancer care

    2009-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Where to start this week? Named and shamed foundation trusts, many of which deny alarming allegations levelled by Dr Foster? Or the news from cancer tsar Mike Richards that late diagnosis kills twice as many Britons as we thought?

  • Action urged over cancer death rates
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    Action urged over cancer death rates

    2009-12-01T10:58:00Z

    A cancer charity has called for action after it was revealed cancer sufferers in some parts of the country have significantly less chance of survival than those living elsewhere.

  • National clinical director for cancer Mike Richards
    News

    Call to overhaul primary cancer care

    2009-11-30T11:55:00Z

    Up to 10,000 people die of cancer every year because their condition is diagnosed too late, research from the government’s cancer services chief has revealed.

  • Mike Richards
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    16 Mike Richards

    2009-11-12T10:00:00Z

    As questions of finance continue to dominate this year, the cancer tsar has fallen out of the top five. However, Professor Richards has his hands full with implementing the cancer reform strategy, currently focusing on pilot schemes for early diagnosis and awareness, and an enhanced recovery programme.

  • DH backs oncology centres call
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    DH backs oncology centres call

    2009-08-27T00:00:00Z

    The Department of Health has asked all hospitals with emergency departments in England to establish acute oncology services following a recommendation from the national chemotherapy advisory group.

  • picture of an A&E sign
    News

    Hospital trusts told to set up acute oncology services

    2009-08-21T11:16:00Z

    The Department of Health has asked all hospitals with emergency departments to establish acute oncology services.

  • mental health bills money recession
    News

    Czars to focus on cost cutting as well as quality

    2009-06-04T00:00:00Z

    Reducing costs is becoming an integral part of the role of the Department of Health’s czars.

  • Tsars
    News

    A decade of the national clinical directors - aka the czars

    2009-06-04T00:00:00Z

    The NHS’s czars, or national clinical directors, have been hailed as a success.

  • Patient
    News

    MPs warn NICE over cancer drug 'inequities'

    2009-05-12T14:02:00Z

    MPs have attacked as “inequitable and inefficient” the decision by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence to allow less cost efficient drugs to be given to people at the end of their lives.