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Monica McAlindon

Head of Cancer Commissioning, NHS Derby and Derbyshire ICB

I am the Head of Cancer Commissioning for Derby and Derbyshire ICB and also the Joined Up Care Derbyshire (STP) Programme Lead for Cancer.

I work across a well-established Derbyshire network to support the delivery of the national Cancer agenda to improve our cancer pathways and ensure the best experience for our patients. Prior to this role, I have worked in Planned Care Commissioning and across a range of voluntary sector organizations including over a decade in substance misuse services where my passion for patient centered care developed. I am passionate about improving patient outcomes and experience through collaboration to develop services that meet our population health needs.

Jo Rhodes

Senior Commissioning Manager Cancer, NHS Derby and Derbyshire ICB

I support Derby and Derbyshire ICB and the Derbyshire STP to deliver the national requirements and constitutional targets for cancer care. I am passionate about our patients getting the best care, treatment and experience as possible. I have experience of working in Urgent Care and Primary Care previously and have delivered a wide range of projects and transformations within the organisation in partnership with Providers, other ICB and clinicians.

Delores Williams

Senior Commissioning Officer, Cancer, NHS Derby and Derbyshire ICB

As a Senior Commissioning Officer, I support DDICB in delivering our statutory requirements, driving transformation as well as value for money in planning and commissioning of cancer services. I am enthusiastic and have a genuine desire to improve the experience and services for the patients in Derbyshire. I have experience of working in Nursing and Quality, Primary Care and evaluating and measuring the performance of services to ensure patients receive the best care and treatment.

Sian Sumner

Commissioning Manager, Cancer, NHS Derby & Derbyshire ICB

Within the team my role is Commissioning Manager for Cancer. I have over 20 years NHS experience working in secondary care prior to joining Derby & Derbyshire ICB. Working within cancer services is hugely rewarding and knowing that I can make a positive difference drives me to seek out new challenges and promote quality improvement for both patients and staff.

Jenny Pickard

GP Lead, Cancer, NHS Derby and Derbyshire ICB

I am a Derbyshire GP and work in a local practice 2 days a week. I have always had an active interest in cancer in terms of diagnosis, management and prevention since working in cancer clinical research prior to undertaking my medical training. I also have an enthusiasm for population based public health medicine.

I am passionate about improving patients’ cancer journeys and my role as cancer lead GP for Derby and Derbyshire ICB is invaluable for supporting a link between primary and secondary care colleagues to enable ongoing service development and improvement. I am always happy to receive any questions or comment via my NHS email.

Abimbola Odunjo

GP Lead, Cancer, NHS Derby and Derbyshire ICB

As a General Practitioner, I dedicate three days each week to serving the Derbyshire community at a local surgery. My commitment extends beyond general care; I am deeply invested in enhancing cancer management through proactive prevention, thorough screening, prompt diagnosis, and effective treatment strategies. Personal experiences with relatives who have battled cancer have given me intimate insight into the profound impact this disease can have on lives.

 In my role as the Cancer Lead GP for the Integrated Care Board, I aim to bridge the gap between primary and secondary care, a synergy that promises substantial benefits for patient outcomes.

Last Updated: Monday 8th July 2024 - 3:44:pm

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