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New Cancer Covid-19 webinar series to support staff in cancer services

29th October 2020

The Demand and Capacity Programme will be hosting a series of four webinars over November and December to support staff in cancer services to apply demand and capacity modelling in the Covid-19 recovery phase. Colleagues undertaking recovering planning for cancer services may have questions around how we model capacity and plan to ensure the safety of our patients accessing these services in the coming weeks, month and years.

Please register with your NHS email address to secure your place on the webinars. Joining details will be emailed to you on the day before each session.

Week 1 – Cancer Covid-19 recovery: Starting your demand and capacity journey 

The first in this series of webinars will be hosted by national Demand and Capacity team and the Elective Care Improvement Support team, who will share their top tips based on their experience of supporting staff responsible for delivering NHS cancer services and will discuss how staff can start their demand and capacity journey in the Covid-19 recovery phase.

Tuesday 10 November at 10 – 11 am, Register your place

Friday 13 November at 11- 12noonRegister your place

 

Week 2 – Cancer Covid-19 recovery: Using the core model to achieve the Faster Diagnosis Standard target

The second in this series of webinars will be hosted by the national Demand and Capacity Team, who will share how to use the Demand and Capacity core model to help meet the Faster Diagnosis Standard (FDS) target for cancer services. The session will also cover how the tool can be used to account for new ways of working.

Tuesday 17 November at 10 – 11 amRegister your place

Friday 20 November at 11 am – 12noonRegister your place

 

Week 3 – Cancer Covid-19 recovery: Waiting list sizes and best practice cancer pathways

The third in this series of webinars will be hosted by Ben Douglas, Ricky McCullough and Daniel Whitehead from the Elective Care Intensive Support team. The session will share best practice on determining waiting list sizes as well as cancer pathways, putting a spotlight on Endoscopy, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Computerised Tomography (CT) pathways.

Tuesday 24 November at 10 – 11 am, Register your place

Friday 27 November at 11 am – 12noon, Register your place

 

Week 4 – Cancer Covid-19 recovery: Rapid modelling of endoscopy services to support service recovery

The fourth and last in this series of webinars will be hosted by David L’Anson, Project Manager from the South East London Cancer Alliance and Sarah Cooper, Cancer Waits Improvement Facilitator from the Elective Care Intensive Support team. The session will illustrate a case study of rapid demand and capacity modelling for an endoscopy service in the wake of Covid-19.

Tuesday 1 December at 10 – 11 am, Register your place

Friday 4 December at 11 am – 12noon, Register your place

If you have any questions about the webinars, please email england.demandandcapacityproject@nhs.net

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