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Cancer as a Long Term Condition: local training delivery packs

21st January 2021

TCST has been working with a number of key organisation including HEE, Macmillan and Tower Hamlets Local Authority to produce these train the trainer slide packs. These packs have received extensive input from an extensive group of health professionals including GPs, GP nurse, Physiotherapist, and Psychologist. The content within these slides can be used and […]

Partnership Working for Primary and Community Care Education Group (PCCEG)

2nd March 2020

This toolkit was developed in collaboration with partners who are members of the Primary Care Cancer and Education Group (PCCEG). The group is chaired by the Transforming Cancer Services Team and has members from Cancer Alliances, STPs, Charity Partners, Health Education England and Patient Representatives. PCCEG acts as an implementation group to develop approaches and […]

What a faster cancer diagnosis will mean for Londoners

3rd February 2020

A diagnosis of cancer can be a life changing event giving way to complex emotions and uncertainty about what is to come. Waiting to hear if you have cancer can also cause a significant amount of fear, worry and stress. As part of a new nationwide initiative starting in April, patients will now find out […]

Cancer Educational Events

28th January 2020

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 […]

Resources and Publications: Improving the Quality of Cancer Care

28th January 2020

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 […]

Training: Cancer Prevention Courses

28th January 2020

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 […]

Training: Early Diagnosis and Personalised Cancer Care Courses

28th January 2020

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 […]

Cancer Evaluation and Training Needs Assessments (TNA)

28th January 2020

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 […]

Dr Phillipa Hyman from TCST wins a Macmillan Professional Excellence Award

18th November 2019

Dr Phillipa Hyman, Macmillan Clinical Health Lead and Clinical Psychologist from the Transforming Cancer Services Team at Healthy London Partnership has won a Macmillan Professional Excellence Award for excellence in integrated care. The annual awards ceremony hosted by Macmillan recognises and celebrates the outstanding contribution that professionals make to cancer services on a local, regional […]