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Psychosocial Support

5th February 2020

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 […]

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 […]

About the Transforming Cancer Services team

28th January 2020

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 […]

Local Educational Events

28th January 2020

On this page, you’ll find an events calender which has been populated with CCG, Cancer Alliance and STP educational events. We aim to keep this calender 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 and we’ll […]

Improving the Quality of Cancer Care

28th January 2020

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 […]

Cancer Prevention Training 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 […]

Early Diagnosis and Personalised Care Training 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 […]

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 […]

Dealing with the impact of treatment: a spotlight on cancer rehabilitation in London

25th October 2019

As part of breast cancer awareness month, Dr Karen Robb, Macmillan Rehabilitation Clinical Lead, discusses the importance of physiotherapy as part of the wider rehabilitation of people living with and beyond cancer. The recently published Integrated Care System Guidance for Cancer Rehabilitation, produced by the Transforming Cancer Services Team (TCST), and fully funded by Macmillan […]