NKCx Steering- and Expert committee
There is a joint steering committee for NKCx (which includes both analytical and process-register).
The steering committee's responibilities are:
· Define guidelines for future use
· Manage the business in accordance with special guidance documents for quality registries
· Go through and prioritize proposals for amendments
· Taking decisions on the extraction of data concerning more than one county
Steering committee members
Joakim Dillner -Registrar NKCx Analysis/ Chairman of the Steering committee
Professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the Karolinska Institute and director of the Center for Cervical Cancer Prevention (responsible for HPV testing in Stockholm/ Gotland, leading the work in the reference center for HPV) at the Karolinska University Hospital in Huddinge
Björn Strander -Registrar NKCx Process/ Chairman of the Expert committee/ RCC Väst
Chief physician at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital with over 10 years of experience in organizing screening and operating the process register (Cytburken).
Professor of medical epidemiology at the Karolinska Institute, with considerable experience in epidemiology, biostatistics and running and analyzing data from large health databases.
Bengt Andrae - RCC Uppsala/Örebro
Chief physician at the Women's Clinic in Gävle
Christer Borgfeldt - RCC Syd
Chief physician at the Women's Clinic at the University Hospital Lund (Region Skåne)
Kristina Elfgren - RCC Stockholm/Gotland
Chief physician at the Women's Clinic at Karolinska University Hospital
Caroline Lilliecreutz - RCC Sydöst
Chief physician at the Women's Clinic at Linköping University Hospital
Pia Collberg - RCC Nord
Chief physician at the Maternal Health Care in Östersund (Jämtland)
In addition to the steering committee there is an enlarged Expert Group, which regularly meet with the steering committee:
The Expert group's role is:
· Quality assurance of the continuum of care for prevention of cervical cancer
The Expert group's members:
Cytodiagnostician and program coordinator EQUALIS Expert Group for Cervical Cancer Prevention
Associate professor and oncologist Regional Cancer Centre Stockholm-Gotland with great expertise in screening organization and epidemiology.
Cytodiagnostician and health care unit manager at the Department of Clinical pathology and cytology / Laboratory Medicine in Gavle
Clinical cytologist at the Central Hospital in Karlstad (Värmland)
Professor Emeritus of Clinical Cytology at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital in Huddinge
Development Midwife Regional Cancer Center South / Learning Center Women's Health Region Skåne.
Lecturer at the Department of Medical life sciences at Umeå University and at Norrland University Hospital, Umeå
Associate Professor at the Department of Infectious Diseases at Gothenburg University and Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg
The members of the steering and the expert group has a large community expertise and support in specialist associations in the fields: gynecology, Clinical Cytology, Medical Microbiology and Epidemiology. The Steering committee members are also the various RCCs areas representatives.