Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance is pleased to announce that Stephen Eames CBE has been appointed as its new Chair.
Stephen succeeds Phil Mettam as Chair of the Cancer Alliance, a position he has held since 2019.
Phil has taken up a role to provide support and oversight to the Humber Acute Services Programme and associated developments.
Stephen will officially take up the role from 1st January 2023. He will combine the role while serving as Chief Executive of the Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board.
As Chair, Stephen will oversee the work of the Cancer Alliance and provide leadership on the key issues affecting cancer services in the Humber and North Yorkshire area.
Stephen Eames said: “I am pleased to be joining the Cancer Alliance as Chair. Cancer services in Humber and North Yorkshire are under significant pressure, just as they are elsewhere in the country. I’m looking forward to working with partners within the Cancer Alliance to develop innovative solutions to address these issues.”
Phil Mettam said: “My time as Chair of the Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance has been extremely rewarding. I wish Stephen well in the role and I’m sure he will be an asset to the Cancer Alliance. I would like to thank colleagues within the Cancer Alliance who have work tirelessly to provide the best possible care for cancer patients in what has been extremely challenging circumstances in recent years.”