Lancashire and South Cumbria Upper GI CRG

Upper GI CRG Chair: Ms Vinutha Shetty, Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Secretary: Judith Flynn
CRG Group Contact: Rachel Ellis

The role and purpose of the Upper GI CRG is to improve the experience and outcomes of cancer care for Upper GI patients in the Lancashire & South Cumbria footprint. This involves consideration of strategies and plans for service improvement and service development across the patient pathway, incorporating all aspects of care at appropriate stages of the patient's journey. The aim is to achieve the best possible outcomes and best quality of life for all patients who use Upper GI cancer services within the Alliance.

Members of the CRG will be responsible for feeding back information/decisions from the CRG to their clinical and managerial colleagues

Upper GI CRG Key Documents

· Guidelines for the management of Oesophageal and Gastric Carcinoma (Updated January 2020 v9.0)

· Surgery Guideline Update 2020


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