Lung pathway board 

The Lung Tumour Pathway Board, led by Neal Navani, is responsible for driving improvement across the whole care pathway. Click here to read our annual report for 2017/18.

  • Clinical director

    Dr Neal Navani, Pathway Director for lung cancer

    Neal Navani is a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine at UCLH and lead clinician for lung cancer and MDT chair at UCLH. He is an honorary senior lecturer at UCL and principal investigator in the 'Lungs for Living' research centre where he is actively involved in lung cancer clinical trials and epidemiological studies.

    Neal is a member of the NCRI lung cancer clinical studies group and chairs the Screening and Early Disease subgroup. He is the clinical co-lead of the National Lung Cancer Audit at the Royal College of Physicians. He is an author of the current British Thoracic Society guideline and quality standards for bronchoscopy and is also the national respiratory representative on the NICE lung cancer committee which is due to publish a new guideline in 2019.

    Neal has been an active member of the London Cancer Lung pathway board since its inception and leads the work to capture patient-reported outcomes and other measures according to ICHOM standards across two trusts as well as working with the whole system on implementation of the national optimal lung cancer pathway.


 Lung pathway board papers

Lung Pathway Board Minutes September 201911/09/2019
Lung Pathway Board Minutes June 201919/06/2019
Lung Pathway Board Minutes December 201812/12/2018
Lung Pathway Board Minutes September 201812/09/2018
Lung Pathway Board Minutes June 201813/06/2018

 Lung pathway board documents

Lung Pathway Board Annual Report 2018-19
Lung Patient Navigators Event Evaluation
Lung Pathway Board Annual Report 2017-18
Testing a new lung cancer specification pathway – a success story
London Cancer Pathway Specification for Lung Cancer
London Cancer Lung Clinical Guidelines – June 2014

 Membership - Lung pathway board

Ali Abdulla MohammedConsultant Physician Barts Health
Angshu BhowmikChest PhysicianHomerton
Arunesh KumarConsultant Physician in Respiratory MedicineBHRUT
Catherine DochertyClinical Nurse SpecialistRoyal Free
David FeuerConsultant in Palliative MedicineBarts Health & Homerton
Henrietta WilsonThoracic SurgeonBarts Health
John ConibearConsultant Clinical OncologistBarts Health
Judy CassPatient RepresentativePatient Representative
Julian SingerClinical OncologistNorth Middlesex
Karen SennettGeneral PractitionerGP - NHS Islington
Martin ForsterMedical OncologistUCLH
Martin HaywardThoracic SurgeonUCLH
Michael SheaffHistopathologistBarts Health
Neal NavaniChest PhysicianUCLH
Paula WellsClinical OncologistBarts Health
Sajid KhanRespiratory ConsultantRoyal Free
Sam HareRadiologistBarts Health
Sam JanesChest PhysicianLondon Cancer
Sara LockChest PhysicianWhittington
Stephen BurkeRadiologistHomerton
Stephen EdmondsonSurgical LeadBarts Health
Tania AnastasiadisGeneral PractitionerGP - Tower Hamlets
Tanya AhmadConsultant in Medical OncologyBarts Health
Tony LawlorCancer Commissioning Team RepresentativeNELCSU
Tracey HoreyClinical Nurse SpecialistPAH
William RickettsConsultant in Respiratory MedicineBarts Health