The Transforming Cancer Services Team (TCST), funded and in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support, has produced a suite of resources to help system leaders and commissioners examine and develop their current psychosocial support services for adults affected by cancer, as well as their families and carers. These resources have been developed in partnership with key […]
This webinar provides a step by step guide on how to successfully submit Children and Young People’s Mental Health Access data to the Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS) using the SCDS Cloud. The webinar is a product of collaboration between NHS England and NHS Improvement London region, NHS England and NHS Improvement Mental Health […]
Good Thinking Good Thinking is designed to improve the mental health and wellbeing of Londoners. This 24-hour online service finds people who may be struggling with a range of issues impacting on their mental health and directs them to resources that meet their personalised needs. Shout Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free […]
Our vision All Londoners* have access to world class care before and after a cancer diagnosis Our mission As a trusted and expert partner, we drive delivery of world class cancer outcomes through collaboration, commissioning support, clinical leadership, education and engagement The pan-London Transforming Cancer Services Team are responsible for: – A once for London […]
On this page, you’ll find an events calendar which has been populated with Charities, Cancer Alliance and CCGs/STP educational and training events. We aim to keep this calendar updated with the information provided by yourselves, therefore if you know of any local cancer events taking place, please complete all the fields in the form below […]
General Practice and Nurse Education Network Aimed at: Primary Care Nurses Resource description: The online network provides users clinical resources, publication and voluntary standards for general practice nursing education. The network is part of a number of initiatives arising from General Practice Nursing Ten Point Plan. Resource address: https://gpnen.org.uk/resources/ Developed by: The Queens Nursing Institute Tumour […]
There are many things that the public can do in order to reduce the risk of cancer, including not smoking, healthy eating and drinking, drinking less alcohol, keeping a healthy weight, being more active and staying safe in the sun. A number of courses have been developed by Royal colleges and Cancer charities to support […]
There have been a number of training modules developed for primary care in supporting staff to recognise the signs and symptoms of cancer as well as supporting staff in identifying patients needs when they have finished their treatment, for example following up patients who are on a stable prostate cancer pathway or providing patients with […]
Evaluation Framework for the evaluation of training and education programmes for cancer in primary care This framework is designed to support evaluation of all training initiatives for primary care in London, so that TCST and others can understand their effect and to identify and share best practice in cancer training based on learning and behavioural […]
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Nationally and regionally, there have been problems with access to specialist children’s and adolescent mental health services. While ten per cent of children nationally have a mental health condition requiring access to mental health services, only three per cent are able to do so. Rising demand, lengthening waiting times and high thresholds for access to […]
This Inequalities toolkit describes cancer inequalities across London and West Essex in terms of; Marginalised groups (Chapter 1) Early diagnosis (Chapter 2) Access and treatment (Chapter 3) Personalised care (Chapter 4) Summary of recommendations (Chapter 5)
The South East London Snapshot describes cancer prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and personalised care in this STP. The South West London Snapshot describes cancer prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and personalised care in this STP.
The West Essex Snapshot describes cancer prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and personalised care in this STP.
The Peer Education Project (Mental Health Foundation) provides a 5 session syllabus to all Year 7 pupils delivered by 6th form peers. It is based on the principle that young people are more likely to listen and respond to older peers than to adults. It is usually delivered through the PSHE programme but has also […]
This section contains useful information and resources to support care homes during colder periods of the year, especially the winter months.
Winter readiness webinars: Commissioner webinar 1 (recording): 21 September 2020 Winter readiness webinars: Commissioner webinar 1 (slide pack): 21 September 2020 Winter readiness webinars: Care home provider webinar 1 (recording): 23 September 2020 Winter readiness webinars: Care home provider webinar 1 (slide pack): 23 September 2020 Winter readiness webinars: Commissioner webinar 2 (recording): 12 October […]
Never underestimate the flu… In 2017 a care home in Sutton experienced a flu outbreak in their home. This short film based on true events, shows the impact of the flu outbreak to staff and residents at the home. This long version is most suited to team meetings and this short version is for social media. […]
NHS 111 *lines for care Specialist services have been set up via NHS 111 to help health and social care teams to get rapid access to clinical support. A dedicated line has been set up for care homes to get urgent GP support for their residents at any time of the day or night. In 2019, […]