Dr Andrew Fraser, Director of Public Health Science, NHS Health Scotland
From time to time a document emerges that really is a game-changer. Campbell Christie, the trade unionist turned public service leader, chaired a commission that bears his name.  Although Campbell Christie died shortly after publication, his report provides the framework to take prevention seriously – in all its forms and with great potential influence on cancer. The Commission called for a different way of delivering public services, and inspired four principles:
Applying these principles to cancer prevention – all public services recognise the force of Christie’s proposals – could save many lives and cost us all much less.