Neill Roberts

United Kingdom


Neill Roberts is a Consultant Therapeutic Radiographer (or RTT) at The Leeds Cancer Centre & Sheffield Hallam University (SHU), Yorkshire, England. He was appointed to the post in April 2015 becoming the first Consultant RTT in the UK to specialise in breast radiotherapy. Neill qualified as an RTT from The University of Leeds in 2001. He has held various positions within radiotherapy and in 2005 was seconded as a Research Radiographer with the Yorkshire Cancer Research Network. In 2012 he completed an MA in Public Health at Sheffield Hallam University. His scope of practice includes direct referrals for patients requiring breast radiotherapy, through to discharge. He lectures at SHU and is local Principle Investigator on the ATNEC study; investigating the de-escalation of axillary management following induction chemotherapy in early breast cancer. At a national level Neill maintains his active involvement with the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) for Clinical Oncology and is on the National Institute for Health & Care Excellence (NICE) breast radiotherapy guideline committee. He sits on trial management groups for a number of breast radiotherapy studies including PRIMETIME and has recently been appointed as a Reviewer at NHS England's Centre for Advancing Practice.