Independent Health Consultant and Expert Witness

Professor Roger James is an independent Health Consultant with extensive experience of UK and international clinical governance, regulatory procedures, service development, reconfiguration and delivery, particularly in the field of cancer services.

He recently retired from the NHS with a background of 30 years experience as a Consultant Physician, with ten years as a senior clinical manager, including Deputy Medical Director of a large acute Trust (Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells: MTW) and Medical Director of the Kent and Medway Cancer Network.

He has performed reviews for NHS Gateway and is a clinical advisor to the Care Quality Commission (previously to the Health Care Commission). He is active in medico-legal work and a member of the UK Register of Expert Witnesses, the Medical Defence Union and the British Medical Association.

In 2003 he worked with East Kent acute Trust during its service reconfiguration, advising on public consultation, submission to Judicial Review and to the Independent Review Panel.

Membership of Professional Bodies

Royal College of Physicians 1974 -

Royal College of Radiologists 1976 -
Royal Society of Medicine 1973 -
British Institute of Radiology 1974 - 95
Association of Coloproctology (Great Britain and Ireland) 1984 - 95
European Association of Coloproctology 1999 - 95
British Association of Medical Managers 2000 - 2009
American Society of Clinical Oncology 2001 - 2009
European Society of Medical Oncology 2001 - 2009
Healthcare Financial Management Association 2009 -