Name

Neil Bayman

Job title

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Email Address

natalie.boyd@christie.nhs.uk

Phone number

0161 446 3337

Fax number

0161 446 8142

Qualifications

MB ChB, MRCP (UK), FRCR

Specialities

Treatment of lung cancer

Started at The Christie (Year)

2003

Responsibilities

  • Radiotherapy and chemotherapy for lung cancer; stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) for lung cancer; Dr Bayman is also involved in complex radiotherapy treatment and is clinical lead for radiotherapy quality assurance.
  • Lung cancer chemotherapy at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust and at Royal Bolton Hospital; Clinical Director for the lung pathway at Manchester Cancer; member of the Professional Support and Standards board at the Royal College of Radiologists; member of NHS England’s clinical reference group for lung cancer.

Professional biography

Dr Bayman graduated from the University of Manchester and trained as a Clinical Oncologist in Manchester. His primary speciality is lung cancer with a particular interest in combined treatment therapy and the development of advanced radiotherapy, including SABR for treating lung cancers. He is highly committed to research, and is a core collaborator on combined modality therapy trials in non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer, and lung cancer radiotherapy trials. He leads on the recently funded PIT trial, a phase III study aiming to establish the role of prophylactic irradiation of portal tracts in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. Dr Bayman is Clinical Director of the Manchester Cancer Lung Pathway, leading the Lung Cancer Pathway Board to implement changes aiming to improve clinical outcomes and patient experience for lung cancer patients in Greater Manchester. He represents Greater Manchester on the NHS England Lung Cancer Clinical Reference Group.

Research Interest

Dr Bayman holds weekly lung radiotherapy clinics; he is co-chief investigator on a trial into a specialised form of radiotherapy for mesothelioma known as PIT and is co-investigator for several further lung radiotherapy trials.

Educational Interests

Dr Bayman supervises a year 4 project option student, delivers undergraduate teaching at radiotherapy and outpatient sessions, holds regular teaching sessions for higher specialist trainees and is an examiner for an FRCR mock exam.

Publications

Publications in The Christie research publications repository

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