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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 […]

Improving rehabilitation services for Londoners affected by cancer

3rd November 2017

Dr Karen Robb, Macmillan Rehabilitation Clinical Lead for our Transforming Cancer Services Team, explains how we’re supporting commissioners to make sure Londoners affected by cancer can access high quality sustainable rehabilitation services There are many different types of rehabilitation services that can help transform the lives of Londoners who are living with cancer, or who […]

Cancer care update

6th October 2017

In a world leading move, quality of life for cancer patients will be tracked as part of ambitious plans by NHS England to radically improve care and support for people once treatment ends. The ground-breaking new approach is set to drive improvements in after care which includes personalised plans for people with cancer outlining not […]

Adding life into years for cancer patients with lymphoedema

12th July 2017

Dr Karen Robb, Macmillan Rehabilitation Clinical Lead for our Transforming Cancer Services Team, explains how we’re working to support cancer patients affected by lymphoedema in London. I have worked as a specialist cancer physiotherapist for over 20 years and have spent the majority of my clinical time working with people living with the consequences of […]

Supporting Londoners affected by cancer

16th May 2017

Dr Philippa Hyman, Macmillan Mental Health Clinical Lead for our Transforming Cancer Services team, writes about how we’re working to improve psychological support for people affected by cancer. One in two people will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives. Earlier diagnosis and improved treatment means more Londoners are now surviving cancer and […]