cancer

Cancer Evaluation and Training Needs Assessments (TNA)

28th January 2020

Evaluation Framework for the evaluation of training and education programmes for cancer in primary care This framework is designed to support evaluation of all training initiatives for primary care in London, so that TCST and others can understand their effect and to identify and share best practice in cancer training based on learning and behavioural […]

Cancer Prevalence Dashboard – new guidance to support service planning and inform strategy

27th January 2020

The Cancer Prevalence Dashboard for London was developed in partnership between the  Transforming Cancer Services Team (TCST) and the National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service to understand more about the London Cancer population. A new national dashboard for England has recently also been published. The London dashboard brings together 2017 data and views for CCGs, […]

[VIDEO] Patient Voice

26th November 2019

To enable people who provide cancer services to hear from people who need these services, London Patient Advisory Group members have shared their insight and experiences of the services and care they have received during their cancer journey. They have been open in discussing the impact their experiences have had on them and have shared […]

Dr Phillipa Hyman from TCST wins a Macmillan Professional Excellence Award

18th November 2019

Dr Phillipa Hyman, Macmillan Clinical Health Lead and Clinical Psychologist from the Transforming Cancer Services Team at Healthy London Partnership has won a Macmillan Professional Excellence Award for excellence in integrated care. The annual awards ceremony hosted by Macmillan recognises and celebrates the outstanding contribution that professionals make to cancer services on a local, regional […]

Dealing with the impact of treatment: a spotlight on cancer rehabilitation in London

25th October 2019

As part of breast cancer awareness month, Dr Karen Robb, Macmillan Rehabilitation Clinical Lead, discusses the importance of physiotherapy as part of the wider rehabilitation of people living with and beyond cancer. The recently published Integrated Care System Guidance for Cancer Rehabilitation, produced by the Transforming Cancer Services Team (TCST), and fully funded by Macmillan […]

Blood Cancer awareness month – the importance of early diagnosis

17th September 2019

September is Blood Cancer awareness month and we want to highlight the importance of being aware of the signs and understanding that early diagnosis is vital. Around 3,500 people in London are diagnosed each year with some form of blood cancer, and there are more than 22,000 people living with a blood cancer in London. […]

Primary Care Cancer Educational Toolkit

11th September 2019

The purpose of this toolkit is to provide education information to practitioners across London in terms of screening, early diagnosis and personalised cancer care in cancer and highlight to London five Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)  the gaps in cancer training and education. It provides: Current Cancer Training and past webinars Cancer evaluation and training needs […]

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 […]

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 […]

2017 Cancer Prevalence Dashboard

30th May 2019

Interactive Prevalence Dashboard The 2017 Prevalence Dashboard, created by the Transforming Cancer Services Team partnership with Public Health England, brings together 2017 data and views for CCGs, STPs, Cancer Alliances and the London region on the: Demographics of those living with a cancer diagnosis (age, sex, ethnicity, socio-economic status, years since diagnosis). Proportion of people […]