Liz Bishop

Chief Executive
The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust & SRO, Cheshire & Merseyside Cancer Alliance, & Member, National Cancer Board, NHS England

Dr Liz Bishop has been Chief Executive of The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre and Senior Responsible Officer (SRO) for Cheshire & Merseyside Cancer Alliance since 2018. She is also the Diagnostics Lead for Cheshire & Merseyside and chairs the North West Radiotherapy Operational Delivery Network.

A cancer nurse by background, Liz is driven by a desire to improve the experiences and outcomes of people with cancer. 

Liz specialised in cancer nursing and later moved into management where she held senior roles in London teaching hospitals for many years. She was Deputy Chief Executive at The Royal Marsden in London before relocating to Clatterbridge.

She was attracted to The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre by the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to deliver change that would bring enormous benefits to cancer patients with the opening of our new flagship hospital in Liverpool, located next to a major acute trust and the university.

Liz is also deeply committed to working in partnership with other organisations to deliver the best for people with cancer at all stages of their journey. As SRO for Cheshire & Merseyside Cancer Alliance, she plays a leading role in overseeing the whole cancer ‘pathway’ within the region including screening diagnosis, surgery, systemic anti-cancer therapy (e.g. chemotherapy and immunotherapy), radiotherapy, clinical therapies, palliative care, and wraparound services that support people living with and beyond cancer.