Healthy London > living with and beyond cancer

Tag: living with and beyond cancer

New guidance launched to ensure London provides world-class cancer rehabilitation services

12th July 2019

London’s Transforming Cancer Services Team (TCST) and Macmillan Cancer Support have published new guidance to ensure that all patients living with and beyond cancer do not just live longer, but are supported to live well too. Download the report here. Rehabilitation is a vital component in the care of people living with and beyond cancer and […]

Guidance for reducing variation and improving outcomes in cancer rehabilitation

12th 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. Integrated Care System Guidance […]

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 […]

Giving cancer rehabilitation the profile it deserves and needs

29th March 2019

London’s Transforming Cancer Services Team’s (TCST) first ever competition for cancer rehabilitation services in the London and West Essex region received 22 very strong entries. The competition’s categories focused on the provision of personalised cancer care. In our latest blog, Sophie Lansdowne, project manager for personalised care for cancer, talks about what inspired the competition […]

Delivering excellent psychosocial support for adults affected by cancer in London

14th March 2019

Delivering excellent psychosocial support for adults affected by cancer in London: what progress has been made and what still needs to be done? This event coincides with one year since the publication of the report, funded and in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support, The psychological impact of cancer: commissioning recommendations, pathway and service specifications on […]

New research reveals prevalence of Londoners living with more than one primary cancer

21st December 2018

Transforming Cancer Services Team for London (TCST) has been working with the National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (NCRAS) to analyse the extent to which Londoners diagnosed with cancer are affected by more than one primary cancer. In our latest blog, Sophie Jose, Jason Petit and Liz Price describe their research and how the findings […]

Cancer rehabilitation pathways service improvement tools

19th December 2018

The Transforming Cancer Services Team for London (TSCT) has developed a suite of service improvement tools for cancer rehabilitation as part of a project funded by Macmillan Cancer Support. The tools have been designed to help cancer rehabilitation services evaluate the care they provide. They were created through extensive consultation with stakeholders, with service users’ voices […]

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  

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 […]