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In focus – National cancer patient experience survey

21st September 2016

The National Cancer Patient Survey (NCPES) 2015 is the fifth iteration of the survey first undertaken in 2010. It has been designed to drive improvements in a patient’s experience of cancer care and inform commissioners and service providers. The 2015 survey has been published for the first time as Official Statistics. For the 2015 and […]

Cancer as a long-term condition

30th December 2015

Cancer remains the leading cause of mortality in the UK and a top priority in London. The number of people affected is significant. In 2010, 186,600 Londoners were living with and beyond cancer. With the incidence of cancer rising to 1 in 2 people, this number is set to rise significantly. Patients with a recent […]

Enhanced primary care-led prostate cancer follow-up service

2nd November 2015

The numbers of people living with and beyond a diagnosis of cancer continue to increase as our population ages with four million people expected to survive their cancer by 2030. Consequently, primary care is becoming a suitable alternative to provide long term support for people affected by cancer. The National Institute of Clinical Excellence states […]