This report is designed to help shape the commissioning of cancer rehabilitation services in London.
It identifies London’s key challenges to improving cancer rehabilitation services and discusses the impact on patients. It provides recommendations for future commissioning of cancer rehabilitation services.
The report looks at:
- Poor understanding of the economic benefits of rehabilitation
- The lack of data on cancer rehabilitation services
- Poor awareness and understanding of the benefits of cancer rehabilitation
- Commissioning processes
- Education and training needs of workforce
A wide range of stakeholders were involved in this report. Our thanks go to the Cancer Rehabilitation Task and Finish Group, the focus groups, everyone who attended and contributed to our stakeholder engagement event, and anyone else who contributed to this report. A special thank you to Macmillan Cancer Support for funding this work and especially to June Davis for her expert guidance.