Relevant Publications:
Other Related Publications on MDT working 

Successful strategies in implementing multi-disciplinary team working in the care of patients with cancer: An overview and synthesis of the available literature. T Soukoup, BW Lamb, S Arora, A Darzi, Nick Sevdalis, JSA Green. J of Multidisciplinary Healthcare Jan 2018 Volume 2018:11 Pages 49—61

 Establishing the aims, format and function for multidisciplinary team driven care within inflammatory bowel disease; a multi-centre qualitative specialist-based consensus study.  P Morar, J Warusavitarne, A Hart, JSA Green, C Edwards, N Sevdalis, O Faiz. Frontline Gastroenterology August 2017

 A nurse led multidisciplinary team approach in uro-oncology: addressing the new cancer strategy and learnings from a single centre experience. B McGlynn, M Johnston and JSA Green. CJU; March 20, 2017 DOI:

 Meeting patients needs. Improving the effectiveness of multidisciplinary team meetings in cancer services 

R Gray, M Meredith, B Gordon, (A Munro, C Taylor, J Green) CRUK Policy publication.

Predictors of treatment decisions in multidisciplinary oncological meetings: a quantitative observational study.. T Soukoup, S Sarkar, S Arora, BW Lamb, S Shah, A Darzi, JSA Green, N Sevdalis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Dec;23(13):4410-4417. Epub 2016 Jul 5.

 Regional Multiteam Systems in Cancer Care Delivery. K Noyes, JRT Monson, I Rizvi, A Savastano, JSA Green, N Sevdalis. J Oncol Pract. 2016 Nov;12(11):1059-1066. Epub 2016 Sep 30.

 The anatomy of clinical decision making in multidisciplinary cancer meetings; observations of groups in a natural context. T Soukoup, KV Petrides, S Sarkar, BW Lamb, S Shah, A Darzi, JSA Green, N Sevdalis. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Jun;95(24):e3885. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000003885.

Defining the optimal design of the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) multidisciplinary team (MDT) Meetings – results from semi-structured interviews of key members from multiple UK centres. P Morar, J Read, S Arora,  A Hart, J Warusavitarne, JSA Green, N Sevdalis, C Edwards, O Faiz.. Frontline Gastroenterology doi: 1136/flgastro-22-14-100549  published 2015

 Management of pregnant and postnatal women with pre-existing diabetes or cardiac disease using multi-disciplinary team models of care : a systematic review. D Bick, S Beake, L Chappell, K Ismail, D McCance, JS Green, C Taylor. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014, 14:428  doi:10.1186/s12884-014-0428-5

 "No decision about me without me" in the context of cancer multidisciplinary team meetings: A qualitative interview study. C Taylor, J Finnegan-John, JSA Green. Health Services Research 2014,14:488  doi:10.1186/s12913-014-0488-2

 Cancer care delivery by multidisciplinary teams – driving the evidence base forward. N Sevdalis, JSA Green. Nat. Rev. Urol.advance online publication 14 October 2014; doi:10.1038/nrurol.2014.280

 A systematic evaluation of the performance of multi-disciplinary team meetings: How does colorectal surgery compare to the top cancer killers? S Arora, S Sarkar, T Soukup, B Lamb, J Green, S Shah, N Sevdalis, A Darzi. Colorectal Disease, September 2014, vol./is. 16/(45), 1462-8910 (September 2014)

 Strategies to improve the efficiency and utility of multidisciplinary team meetings in urology cancer care: a survey study. BW Lamb, RT Jalil, N Sevdalis, C Vincent, JSGreen. BMC Health Services Research August 2014 MS: 3905509431159240

 Case review in urology multidisciplinary team meetings: what members think of its functioning. S Sarkar, S Arora, BW Lamb, JSA Green, N Sevdalis, A Darzi. Journal of Clinical Urology - 2051415814532459, first published on May 8, 2014 Doi:10.1177/2051415814532459   JCU 2014;7:394-402

 Cancer patients' perspectives on multidisciplinary team working: an exploratory focus group study.. BW Lamb, RT Jalil, S Shah, K Brown, P Allchorne, C Vincent, JS Green, N Sevdalis. Urol Nurs. 2014 Mar-Apr;34(2):83-91, 102.

 Validation of Team Performance Assessment of Multidisciplinary Tumor Boards. R Jalil, W Akhter, BW Lamb, C Taylor, J Harris, JS Green, N Sevdalis. J Urol. 2014 Mar 11. pii: S0022-5347(14)02914-0. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.03.002. [Epub ahead of print]

 Using peer review observers to assess the quality of cancer multidisciplinary meetings; a qualitative proof of concept study.

J Harris, C Taylor, N Sevdalis, JSA Green. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare 2014;7 1-9

Improving decision making in multidisciplinary tumor boards: prospective longitudinal evaluation of a multicomponent intervention for 1,421 patients. BW Lamb, JS Green, J Benn, KF Brown, CA Vincent, N Sevdalis. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Sep;217(3):412-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.04.035. Epub 2013 Jul 25

 Benefits of multidisciplinary teamwork in the management of breast cancer. C Taylor, A Shewbridge, J Harris, JSA GreenBreast Cancer. 2013 Aug 30;5:79-85. doi: 10.2147/BCTT.S35581. eCollection 2013. Review.

 Factors that can make an impact on decision-making and decision implementation in cancer multidisciplinary teams: an interview study of the provider perspective. R Jalil, M Ahmed, JSA Green, N Sevdalis. Int J Surg. 2013;11(5):389-94. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2013.02.026. Epub 2013 Mar 14.

 Urology is leading the way in MDT research. BW Lamb, RT Jalil, C Vincent, N Sevdalis, JSA Green.Urology News. March 2013.

 An investigation of the effect of organizational factors on treatment decisions in cancer multidisciplinary team meetings. BW Lamb, N Sevdalis, J Benn, C Vincent, JSA Green. Annals of Surgical Oncology.2013 Mar;20(3):715-22. doi: 10.1245/s10434-012-2691-x.

 The cancer multi-disciplinary team from the co-ordinators' perspective: Results from a national survey in the UK. R Jalil , B Lamb, S Russ, N Sevdalis, JSA Green. BMC Health Services Research on 10 December 2012. 13;12:457. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-457. MS: 1837063137349234.

 Facilitators, barriers to teamworking and patient-centeredness in multidisciplinary cancer teams: Findings of a national survey. BW Lamb, C Taylor, JN Lamb, S Strickland, C Vincent, JSA Green, N Sevdalis. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2012 DOI: 10.1245/s10434-012-2676-9

Multidisciplinary team working across different tumour types: analysis of a national survey
B W. Lamb; N. Sevdalis; C. Taylor; C. Vincent; J. S. A. Green
Annals of Oncology 2012 May;23(5):1293-300. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdr453.

 Implementation of a quality improvement programme in a urology cancer multidisciplinary team. BW Lamb, JSA Green, J Benn, KF Brown, C Vincent, N Sevdalis. European Urology Supplements. 2011 11:E68-U422.

 Development and evaluation of a checklist to support decision-making in cancer multidisciplinary team meetings: MDT-QuIC. B.Lamb, N.Sevdalis N, C.Vincent, J.S.A.Green. Annals of Surgical Oncology ASO-2011-06-1309.R1, DOI: 10.1245/s10434-011-2187-0.

 The role of urology Clinical Nurse Specialists in multi-disciplinary team meetings. B.Lamb, P.Allchorne, N.Sevdalis, C.Vincent, J.S.A.Green. International J Urology of Research Nursing. 2011 5:59-64. DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-771X.2011.01119.x

 Quality improvement in multidisciplinary cancer teams: an investigation of teamwork and clinical decision-making and cross-validation of assessments. BW Lamb, N Sevdalis, H Mostafid, C Vincent C, JSA Green. Ann Surg Oncol  2011 DOI 10.1245/s10434-011-1773-5

 Teamwork and team decision-making in multidisciplinary cancer conferences: Barriers, facilitators, and opportunities for improvement.. B.Lamb, N.Sevdalis, S.Arora, A.Pinto, C.Vincent, J.S.A.Green. World Journal of Surgery. 2011. DOI: 10.1007/s00268-011-1152-1

 Quality of Cancer management decisions by multidisciplinary cancer teams: a systematic review. B.Lamb, K.Brown, K.Nagpal, C.Vincent, J.S.A.Green, N.Sevdalis.. Annals of Surgical Oncology. Epub March 2011 (ahead of pub) PMID 21442345

 Teamwork and team performance in urological multidisciplinary cancer teams: Development and evaluation of an observational assessment tool. B.Lamb, H.Wong, C.Vincent, J.S.A.Green, N. Sevdalis. Quality and Safety in Healthcare. 2011 doi:10.1136/bmjqs.2010.048660

 Teamwork and Clinical Decision making in multi-disciplinary cancer teams prospective multi-method investigation using cross validation assessment tools. B. Lamb, J.S.A.Green, N.Sevdalis. Annals of Surgical Oncology 2011 doi:10.1245/s10434-011-1773-5

 Improving patient safety in urology: An integrated approach to patient safety. Lamb B, Sevdalis N, Green J. BJU Int. 2010 Dec;106(11):1827. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2010.09928_4.x.

 Decision making in surgical oncology, B.Lamb, J.S.A.Green, C.Vincent, N.Sevdalis. Surgical Oncology 2010, doi:10.1016/j.suronc.2010.07.007

 A survey of attitudes towards Urology MDT meetings among delegates at the British Uro-oncology Group Annual Conference 2009.  B.Lamb, N.Sevdalis, H.Payne, J.S.A.GreenBritish Uro-Oncology Group Bytes. Issue 6, Spring 2010.

 The role of oncologists in multidisciplinary cancer teams in the UK: An untapped resource for team leadership. B.Lamb, H.Payne, C.Vincent, N.Sevdalis, J.S.A.GreenJournal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice  2010. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2753.2010.01507.x

Conference presentations regarding MDT-FIT:

  • European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress (ECCO) 2011 (24-27 September) Stockholm

Developing and Testing a Novel Evidence-based and User-tested Toolkit for            Assessment and Improving Teamworking in Multidisciplinary Teams. 

  • RCN Annual International Nursing Research Conference 2012 (23-25 April 2012) London

Other dissemination about MDT-FIT:

  • National Cancer Action Team, National Development Programme 2012 (11th October) London

          MDT-FIT: A self-assessment tool for cancer multidisciplinary teams.