Steve Williamson

Lead Cancer Pharmacist
NHS England and Improvement

Steve Williamson is NHS England’s National Lead Cancer pharmacist.   In this role Steve is part of the Cancer Drug Fund Team who are responsible for the implementation of all new cancer medicines in England.  Steve supports the Chemotherapy Clinical Reference Group (CRG) working alongside NHS England’s Lead Cancer Clinician and the CRG Chair.  Steve was formally a Consultant Cancer Pharmacist at Northumbria Healthcare NHSFT and was also Chair of the British Oncology Pharmacy Association from 2017 to March 2019 authoring many of their Guidelines and National Standards.  Steve teaches on the Oncology MSc degree course at Newcastle University and has published and undertaken research on various topics on cancer medicines and chemotherapy service delivery.