Bowel Screening Advisory Committee (BSAC)

Terms of reference

The terms of reference of the BSAC are to advise on the development of a bowel cancer screening service, to monitor its effectiveness and its efficiency and to advise on research concerned with the provision of the service.  The BSAC  meets twice a year to discuss bowel screening and provides advice to ministers.


Read minutes of BSAC meetings.


  • Professor Mike Richards, Interim Chair (National Clinical Director for Cancer)
  • Ms Deborah Alsina (Chief Executive, Bowel Cancer UK)
  • Professor Wendy Atkin (Gastroenterologist, Imperial College)
  • Ms Amanda Baxter (Nurse, London)
  • Dr Frank Chinegwundoh (Chair of Cancer Black Care)
  • Dr Mark Feeney (Local Screening Centre, Torbay)
  • Mark Flannagan (Chief Executive, Beating Bowel Cancer)
  • Mr Stephen Halligan (Radiologist, UCH)
  • Dr Stephen Halloran (Programme Hub, Guildford)
  • Ms Karen Kerr (Senior Screening Practitioner)
  • Dr Robert Logan (RCPhys, King’s College Hospital)
  • Professor Tony Morris (RCPhys, Liverpool)
  • Professor Sue Moss (Wolfson Institute for Preventive Medicine)
  • Professor John Northover (Surgeon, Harrow)
  • Dr Max Parkin (Wolfson Institute for Preventive Medicine)
  • Professor Philip Quirke (Pathologist, Leeds)
  • Professor Amanda J Ramirez (Institute of Psychiatry)
  • Dr Pawan Randev (GP, Middlesex)
  • Professor John Scholefield (Surgeon, Nottingham)
  • Professor Timothy Stephenson (Pathologist, Sheffield)
  • Dr Roland Valori (National Clinical Lead for Endoscopy, Gloucester)
  • Ms Maggie Vance (Nurse Endoscopist, Imperial)


Tim Elliott/Stephen Atkinson
BSAC Secretariat
Department of Health, Room 411
Wellington House, 135-155 Waterloo Road
London SE1 8UG
Telephone: 020 7972 1312

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