Improving the Quality of Cancer Care

Course title: General Practice and Nurse Education Network

Aimed at: Primary Care Nurses

Course 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.

Course address: https://gpnen.org.uk/resources/

Developed by: The Queens Nursing Institute

Tumour site: N/A

Free/Cost: Free

Duration: 

Accreditation: N/A

CPD Points:

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Both


Resource title: 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

Accreditation:

CPD Points:

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Personalised Care


Resource title: 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

Accreditation:

CPD Points:

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Personalised Care


Resource title: 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

Accreditation:

CPD Points:

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Both


Resource title: 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

CPD Points:

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Early Diagnosis


Resource title: FingerTips

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

Accreditation: –

CPD Points:

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Early Diagnosis


Course title: Cervical Screening Update

Aimed at: Primary Care

Resource description: This update is for primary care and other professionals caring for women undergoing cervical screening. It will serve as a useful introduction and refresher on the topic, to build on the locally-based practical training and assessment advised for all NHS cervical screening sample takers.

Resource address: https://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/course/info.php?popup=0&id=83

Developed by: Royal College of General Practitioners

Tumour site: Cervical

Free/Cost: Free

Duration: 1 hour

Accreditation: –

CPD Points:

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Early Diagnosis


Course title: 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

Duration: N/A

Accreditation: – Royal College of General Practitioners

CPD Points:

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Both


Resource title: 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

Free/Cost: Free

Duration: N/A

Accreditation: N/A

CPD Points: N/A

Early Diagnosis/Personalised Care: Early Diagnosis

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