Professor Richard Simcock, Chief Medical Officer

Meet Richard and find out how he leads Macmillan’s team of clinical experts to put best practice in cancer care at the heart of Macmillan’s work. 
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About Richard

Alongside Chief Nursing Office, Claire Taylor, Richard leads Macmillan’s Centre of Clinical Expertise (CoCE). Richard wants to ensure that Macmillan is able to rely on high quality clinical insight to inform and improve the delivery of cancer care now and in the future. 

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Richard's role

Career and credentials

Read Richard's latest blogs

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What's new in cancer?: Microbiome

Richard discuss the power of poo and how we need to understand it better.

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NHS England's workforce plan

In June, NHS England published its new long-term workforce plan. Richard reflects on what the plan tell us, what it means for cancer care, and what needs to happen next.

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What's new in cancer?: Vaccines

Richard discusses how vaccines are one of the biggest contributions to global health and how vaccines have influenced cancer care and research.

The non-work stuff

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