Tag: cancer

People before process: reflections on a personalised cancer care workshop in London

by Dr Philippa Hyman, Associate Director for Personalised Cancer Care, Transforming Cancer Services Team and Emma Tingley, Head Of Partnerships - London & South East Region at Macmillan Cancer Support, 1st March 2023

The Transforming Cancer Services Team recently teamed up with Macmillan Cancer Support to host a pan-London workshop ‘Who Cares About Personalised Cancer Care in London’. The full-day session brought together people affected by cancer, carers, clinicians, specialist cancer nurses, NHS commissioners and other key decision makers. It was an incredibly inspiring and thought-provoking day, filled […]

Cancer as a Long Term Condition: local training delivery packs

21st January 2021

TCST has been working with a number of key organisation including HEE, Macmillan and Tower Hamlets Local Authority to produce these train the trainer slide packs. These packs have received extensive input from an extensive group of health professionals including GPs, GP nurse, Physiotherapist, and Psychologist. The content within these slides can be used and […]

New Cancer Covid-19 webinar series to support staff in cancer services

29th October 2020

The Demand and Capacity Programme will be hosting a series of four webinars over November and December to support staff in cancer services to apply demand and capacity modelling in the Covid-19 recovery phase. Colleagues undertaking recovering planning for cancer services may have questions around how we model capacity and plan to ensure the safety […]

Commissioning guidance for lymphoedema

30th March 2020

Commissioning Guidance for Lymphoedema Services for Adults Living with and Beyond Cancer 2020 – Guidance for commissioners to improve the quality of life for people with lymphoedema in London.  On this page: Overview Recommendations MDS spreadsheet Business case Service specification Community of practice report Webinar Overview The aim of this revised guidance developed by TCST and […]

Partnership Working for Primary and Community Care Education Group (PCCEG)

2nd March 2020

The Primary Care Cancer and Education Group (PCCEG) is chaired by the TCST and has members from cancer alliances, Sustainable Transformation Partnerships, charity partners, Health Education England and patient representatives. PCCEG acts as an implementation group to develop approaches and resources for primary and community care (education, providers and commissioners) to embed best practice regarding […]

What a faster cancer diagnosis will mean for Londoners

3rd February 2020

A diagnosis of cancer can be a life changing event giving way to complex emotions and uncertainty about what is to come. Waiting to hear if you have cancer can also cause a significant amount of fear, worry and stress. As part of a new nationwide initiative starting in April, patients will now find out […]

Cancer Educational Events

28th January 2020

On this page, you’ll find an events calendar which has been populated with Charities, Cancer Alliance and CCGs/STP educational and training events. We aim to keep this calendar updated with the information provided by yourselves, therefore if you know of any local cancer events taking place, please complete all the fields in the form below […]

Resources and Publications: Improving the Quality of Cancer Care

28th January 2020

The Cancer Care Maps Aimed at: Health Care Professionals Resource description: This interactive tool is designed to make the guidelines more accessible to healthcare professionals during consultations and summarise the guidance in three maps. This allows healthcare professionals to quickly reference NG12 guidelines in just a few clicks, acting as a reassuring referral guide and […]