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Guidance on clinical coding of cancer patients in primary care

29th July 2019

The Transforming Cancer Services Team for London (TSCT), Tower Hamlets CCG and Tower Hamlets Clinical Effectiveness Group have produced a joint paper regarding the clinical coding of cancer patients within primary care. The document provides a comparative analysis of national Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) practice register data with the National Cancer Registration & Analysis […]

Guidance for reducing variation and improving outcomes in cancer rehabilitation

12th July 2019

Rehabilitation is a vital component in the care of people living with and beyond cancer and is key to delivering personalised care. Cancer rehabilitation provides a range of benefits for the wider healthcare economy, but more needs to be done to raise the profile and awareness of cancer rehabilitation in London. Integrated Care System Guidance […]

Mapping of pan London cancer rehabilitation services

2nd July 2019

Rehabilitation is a vital component in the care of people living with and beyond cancer and is key to delivering personalised care. Cancer rehabilitation provides a range of benefits for the wider healthcare economy but more needs to be done to raise the profile and awareness of cancer rehabilitation in London. This service mapping report […]

Mapping cancer screening initiatives in London

3rd June 2019

Cancer screening aims to reduce the numbers of deaths from breast, cervical and bowel cancer by: finding pre-cancerous signs of cervical and bowel cancer and treating these identifying and treating early signs of breast, cervical and bowel cancer, leading to a greater chance of survival and less aggressive treatments Cancer screening coverage is generally lower […]

Giving cancer rehabilitation the profile it deserves and needs

29th March 2019

London’s Transforming Cancer Services Team’s (TCST) first ever competition for cancer rehabilitation services in the London and West Essex region received 22 very strong entries. The competition’s categories focused on the provision of personalised cancer care. In our latest blog, Sophie Lansdowne, project manager for personalised care for cancer, talks about what inspired the competition […]

New perspectives on patient care

1st February 2019

Involving cancer patients in improving rehabilitation services The Transforming Cancer Services Team has developed service improvement tools for cancer rehabilitation, as part of a project funded by Macmillan Cancer Support. David Jillings, Trustee of the Pelvic Radiation Disease Association, and Karen Turner, Oncology Therapy Service Lead & Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation […]

Pan London Faster Cancer Diagnosis Standard event

25th January 2019

This Faster Diagnosis Standard event is a collaboration between the Healthy London Partnership Transforming Cancer Services Team, the three London Cancer Alliances and NHS Improvement. The clinically led event will contribute to how to develop London’s approach to achieving the faster cancer diagnosis standard. It will share practical experiences, with a series of plenary sessions and […]

Lymphoedema Community of Practice meeting

11th January 2019

The Transforming Cancer Services Team, London (TCST), London Cancer, RM Partners, SEL Accountable Care Network and Macmillan Cancer Support are pleased to host the Lymphoedema Community of Practice. There will be four meetings of the Community of Practice in 2019. The first event will take place on Thursday 7 March at Skipton House, 80 London […]

New research reveals prevalence of Londoners living with more than one primary cancer

21st December 2018

Transforming Cancer Services Team for London (TCST) has been working with the National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (NCRAS) to analyse the extent to which Londoners diagnosed with cancer are affected by more than one primary cancer. In our latest blog, Sophie Jose, Jason Petit and Liz Price describe their research and how the findings […]

Cancer rehabilitation pathways service improvement tools

19th December 2018

The Transforming Cancer Services Team for London (TSCT) has developed a suite of service improvement tools for cancer rehabilitation as part of a project funded by Macmillan Cancer Support. The tools have been designed to help cancer rehabilitation services evaluate the care they provide. They were created through extensive consultation with stakeholders, with service users’ voices […]