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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 […]

We want excellent psychological care for people with cancer and its survivors

12th May 2017

Patients, commissioners and cancer services came together at an event on May 4, 2017 as part of our work to make sure any Londoner affected by cancer can get the right psychological support, at the right time and in the right place. One in two people will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives. Earlier diagnosis and […]