Breast Cancer SSG

Next Meeting:
Date: Monday 20th September 2021
Time : 15:00- 16:00
MS Teams Conference Call (invite only)

Chair of the Breast SSG is:
Miss Charlotte Ives ( Consultant Breast Surgeon, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation trust)
Tenure : renewed March 2020 - March 2022 

Chair of the Breast Care Nurses Group is:
Gill Gray (term of 1 year from March 2019-March 2020)

Next Breast Care Nurses Meeting: 
Date: TBC
Time: 14:00-15:00
MS Teams Conference Call

For information about the Breast SSG please email:
rde-tr.peninsulacanceralliancessgs@nhs.net

Meeting Notes available on request via the above email address.


Breast Cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK  with 15 out of 100 (15%) of all newly diagnosed cancers in the UK being  breast cancer (CRUK)

The overall aim of the breast SSG is to provide specialist advice and guidance to the Peninsula Cancer Alliance on the standards of service for patients with breast cancer to ensure equitable and high quality care across the region.


SSG Documents
SSG Terms of Reference

Useful Links  
Clinical Advice for the Provision of Breast Cancer Services Aug 2017

NICE Guidance - external link
https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng12
https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg164
https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng101