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Transforming Cancer Services Team Newsletters

31st July 2018

Early Diagnosis and Diagnostics and Living with and Beyond Cancer Newsletters. The newsletters cover quarter 1 of 2018 and are sent out to all stakeholders in London. If you require any further information then please do not hesitate to contact the team at england.tcstlondon@nhs.net

Commissioning and delivery toolkit for cancer as a long-term condition

29th June 2018

Resources for Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STP) to use to commission and deliver the 4 Point CCR Model in primary care for people living with and beyond cancer. It triggers the support patients reportedly need following a diagnosis of cancer, to self-manage to the best of their ability. With support from the Transforming Cancer Services […]

#GIRLvsCANCER – surviving a run-in with breast cancer

17th May 2018

Lauren Mahon, 32, writes about her breast cancer diagnosis and the mental and emotional challenges faced on the path to recovery. When I was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 31 and barely any boobs I thought they were having a laugh. But they weren’t. And I did. I have a grade 3 cancerous tumour in […]

1 in 2 people with cancer also suffers from at least one mental health issue

16th May 2018

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May 2018), the Transforming Cancer Services Team for London – part of Healthy London Partnership[i] – in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support, have published a new report with the aim of improving psychological support for people living with cancer across London. In the year following a cancer […]

Psychological support for people affected by cancer

16th May 2018

A report from our Transforming Cancer Services Team for London, in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support, aimed at improving psychological support for people living with cancer across London. It includes detailed recommendations for best practice in psychological support services and identifies the key issues that need to be addressed in London going forward. It also comprises […]

Segmented analysis of the pathways for colorectal and lung cancer

12th April 2018

The London Transforming Cancer Services Team has been have been working with Public Health England on a project to assess the typical pathways for people diagnosed with colorectal or lung cancer in London. The aim was to get a better understanding of the pathways and the unique challenges affecting the 62-day cancer waits standard. Two […]

Transforming Cancer Services Team lunchtime showcase event

14th March 2018

The Transforming Cancer Services Team (TCST) are holding a lunchtime showcase event on 18 April 2018, 11.00am – 1.30pm at Skipton House, The Atrium. This is an opportunity for our key stakeholders to come together and find out more about the projects, progress and transformation that is being undertaken at a pan-London level by the […]

Lymphoedema Awareness Week Event

2nd March 2018

The Transforming Cancer Services Team for London (TCST) and Macmillan Cancer Support are pleased to be hosting an afternoon forum to mark Lymphoedema Awareness Week (March 4th -10th 2018). This one hour forum will include: Sessions led by experts in the field Insights into service users experiences Information about a new Lymphoedema Community of Practice […]

Psychological care pathway for people affected by cancer: 11 October 2017

17th January 2018

Presentations given at the London Transforming Cancer Services event about the psychological care pathway for people affected by cancer. A report summarising the event’s objectives and outcomes is also available. Following on from a successful event in May, the Transforming Cancer Services Team in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support hosted a second consultation event on […]

Transforming Cancer Services – consultation event

9th January 2018

Have you or someone you have cared for experienced a cancer diagnosis and received care from a rehabilitation service? This is an opportunity to contribute to the development of a new benchmarking tool for rehabilitation services. The Transforming Cancer Services Team, London and Macmillan Cancer Support are pleased to this event with the aim to […]