cancer

New Cancer Covid-19 webinar series to support staff in cancer services

29th October 2020

The Demand and Capacity Programme will be hosting a series of four webinars over November and December to support staff in cancer services to apply demand and capacity modelling in the Covid-19 recovery phase. Colleagues undertaking recovering planning for cancer services may have questions around how we model capacity and plan to ensure the safety […]

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 Webinar Overview The aim of this revised guidance developed by TCST 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]