Tag: cancer

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Training Needs Assessments (TNA)

28th January 2020

Training Needs Assessments (TNAs) are tools that have been developed to gain an understanding of knowledge, capability and skills relating to early diagnosis and personalised care for cancer in primary and community care. Data from the TNAs can then be used to develop structured and targeted training for staff in primary and community care. Training […]