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Commissioning guidance for lymphoedema

30th March 2020

Commissioning Guidance for Lymphoedema Services for Adults Living with and Beyond Cancer 2020 – Guidance for commissioners to improve the quality of life for people with lymphoedema in London.  On this page: Overview Recommendations MDS spreadsheet Business case Service specification Community of practice report Overview The aim of this revised guidance developed by TCST and the […]

London personalised care for cancer: KPIs

17th March 2020

Transforming Cancer Services Team, Macmillan Cancer Support, North Central & East London Cancer Alliance, RM Partners and South East London Cancer Alliance have developed regional key performance indicators (KPIs) for personalised cancer care interventions and personalised stratified follow-up pathways that are specified in the NHS Long Term Plan. These KPIs are based on the NHS England […]

Personalised care for cancer – what happens next in London?

16th March 2020

Do you know how many people there are living in London who have had a cancer diagnosis? At December 2017, it was enough people to fill Wembley Stadium two and a half times (about 232,000). By 2030, it’s anticipated to be around 353,000. Unfortunately, we know that not everyone that survives their cancer lives well, […]

Partnership Working

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 […]

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 […]

Educational Events

28th January 2020

On this page, you’ll find an events calendar which has been populated with CCG, Cancer Alliance and STP educational 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 and we’ll […]

Resources for Improving the Quality of Cancer Care

28th January 2020

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 […]