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Resources and Publications: Improving the Quality of Cancer Care

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 site: N/A

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Both


Carrying out an Effective Cancer Care Review

Aimed at: GPs and Practice Nurses

Resource description: This resource provides practical top tips for primary care professionals when carrying out a Cancer Care Review

Resource address: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/_images/carrying-out-an-effective-ccr_tcm9-297613.pdf

Developed by: Macmillan Cancer Support

Tumour site: All

Free/Cost: Free

Duration: 15 minutes

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Personalised Care


10 Top Tips Series

Aimed at: Primary Care

Resource description: Macmillan GP advisers have collaborated with members of the Macmillan primary care community to develop a ’10 top tips’ series of downloads. The PDFs below offer practical hints, tips and information on a variety of different primary care situations and scenarios.

Resource address: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/about-us/health-professionals/resources/primary-care-top-ten-tips.html

Developed by: Macmillan Cancer Support

Tumour site: All

Free/Cost: Free

Duration: Various

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Personalised Care


Safety Netting

Aimed at: Primary Care

Resource description: Cancer Research UK have developed a dedicated space on their website to host safety netting resources that have been developed by CRUK and stakeholders including Macmillan Cancer Support and TCST

Resource address: https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/health-professional/diagnosis/suspected-cancer-referral-best-practice/safety-netting?_ga=2.261772365.157101583.1538571664-1028904341.1536076947#safety_netting0

Developed by: Cancer Research UK

Tumour site: All

Free/Cost: Free

Duration: Various

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Both


Coding and Safety Netting in the Context of Cancer

Aimed at: Primary Care

Resource description: An e learning course which is primarily aimed at GPs and GP trainees, however other primary care clinical staff may find it valuable too. The content of this course is designed to improve the clinician’s quality of coding and safety netting in the context of cancer.
The aims of the course are:
• To be aware of the clinical and non-clinical implications of coding.
• To raise awareness of the benefits of coding and safety netting in improving clinical care, diagnosis and community management of individuals with cancer and other long term conditions.
• To gain skills in high quality coding and electronic methods of safety netting within everyday clinical practice.

Resource address: https://learnzone.org.uk/courses/course.php?id=323

Developed by: Macmillan Cancer Support

Tumour site: N/A

Free/Cost: Free

Accreditation: – Royal College of General Practitioners

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Both


Good Practice Screening Guide

Aimed at: Primary Care

Resource description: The good practice guide provides primary care with a practical how to guide of evidence-based recommendations representing the current best practice in cancer screening.

Resource address: https://www.healthylondon.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Good-Practice-Screening-Guide-2020.pdf

Developed by: Transforming Cancer Services Team

Tumour site: Bowel, Breast and Cervical

Free/Cost: Free

Duration: Various

Accreditation: Royal College of General Practitioners

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Early Diagnosis


FingerTips Primary Care Data

Aimed at: Primary Care

Resource description: This tool contains data on cancer services at GP, PCN and CCG level collated by the National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (NCRAS).
The profiles are for commissioners and health professionals to use when assessing the impact of cancer on their local population and making decisions about services. They include data on cancer screening, Two Week Wait referrals, diagnostic services, emergency presentations and admissions.

Resource address: https://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/cancerservices/data#page/0/gid/1938132830/pat/152/par/E38000001/ati/7/are/B83620

Developed by: National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (NCRAS)

Tumour site: All

Free/Cost: Free

Duration: Various

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Early Diagnosis


Education support (guide for clinicians) – Tumour sites specific clinical guides

Aimed at: Primary Care

Resource description: TCST developed educational support materials  to make it easier to use the new referral forms. They are accessible via hyperlinks embedded within each Pan London Suspected Cancer Referral Form. These support guides are designed to assist primary care clinicians and administration staff:

Resource address: https://www.healthylondon.org/suspected-cancer-referrals/educational-support/

Developed by: Transforming Cancer Services Team

Tumour site: Various

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Early Diagnosis


Pan London Suspected Cancer Patient Information Leaflets

Aimed at: Primary Care

Resource description: A pan London patient information leaflet has been developed and translated for all patients referred by primary care on a suspected cancer referral pathway into secondary care. The leaflet explains the next steps in the appointment process, including timelines and the importance of attending the first outpatient appointment

Resource address: https://www.healthylondon.org/suspected-cancer-referrals/patient-information-leaflets/

Developed by: Transforming Cancer Services Team

Tumour site: All

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Early Diagnosis


 

Education Resources for Primary Care General Practice Nurses

Aimed at: Primary Care Nurses

Resource description: The Macmillan Primary Care Nursing Project has produced a number of online learning resources for General Practice Nurses (GPN) in south west London to assist them in developing their skills to support their patients living with cancer. This includes videos, webinars and podcasts.

Resource address: https://www.swlondon.nhs.uk/education-resources-for-practice-nurses/

Developed by: Macmillan

Tumour site: ALL

Free/Cost: Free

Duration: 

Accreditation: N/A

CPD Points: N/A

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Personalised Care


TCST Cancer as a Long Term Condition

Aimed at: Primary Care Nurses

Resource description: The Macmillan Primary Care Nursing Project has produced a number of online learning resources for General Practice Nurses (GPN) in south west London to assist them in developing their skills to support their patients living with cancer. This includes videos, webinars and podcasts.

Resource address: https://www.healthylondon.org/resource/cancer-long-term-condition/

Developed by: TCST

Tumour site: ALL

Free/Cost: Free

Duration: N/A

Accreditation: N/A

CPD Points: N/A

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Personalised Care


 

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