Dr Dan Cottingham has been confirmed as the new CRUK GP Lead for Humber, Coast and Vale (HCV) Cancer Alliance.
The appointment of Dr Cottingham, Macmillan GP Cancer and End of Life Lead Vale of York CCG and partner at Sherburn Group Practice, will ensure primary care perspectives remain integral to Cancer Alliance strategic plans and pathway development.
By leading a strong network of primary care clinical leaders and engaging with wider GP communities from across the Alliance, Dr Cottingham will work collaboratively to support the ambitions of HCV Cancer Alliance, focussing on system wide transformations that improve patient outcomes.
Dr Cottingham said: “I’m thrilled to be working with the Alliance as GP Lead for Cancer within the Humber, Coast and Vale region.
“For years I’ve been passionate about patient led care and one of the key areas I’d like to drive forwards is ensuring the patient experience of cancer pathways is central to planning and decision-making within the Alliance.”