Category Archives: Cancer

Psychological support for people living with cancer: commissioning guidance for cancer care in London

By NHS Transforming Cancer Services Team for London (2015)

The London Mental Health Strategic Clinical Network, in partnership with the Transforming Cancer Services Team for London, has produced this guidance to support commissioners and service providers in improving psychological support across the cancer pathway. It includes ten recommendations covering commissioning, workforce education, training and supervision, and service development and delivery.

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Health and social care priorities for the Government: 2015-2020

By The Nuffield Trust (2015)

This briefing outlines ten possible key health and social care priorities for the new government, covering funding and finance, quality of care, new models of care and workforce.

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Waiting times for suspected and diagnosed cancer patients 2014-15 annual report

By NHS England (2015)

The latest annual statistics on waiting times for suspected and diagnosed cancer patients accessing NHS services were released on 20th May 2015 by NHS England according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

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Cancer waiting times: annual report, 2014-2015

By NHS England (2015)

The latest annual statistics on waiting times for suspected and diagnosed cancer patients accessing NHS services were released on 20th May 2015 by NHS England according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

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Progress in improving cancer services and outcomes in England

By National Audit Office (2015)

This report finds that since the NAO last reported on cancer services, in 2010, overall outcomes for cancer patients have continued to improve. However, there is considerable scope to make further improvements in cancer services and patient outcomes across England.

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The rich picture: people with cancer

By Macmillan Cancer UK (2015)

This document is a collation of the key available evidence about the numbers, needs and experiences of people affected by cancer. It finds that 2.5 million people today are living with cancer in the UK, an increase of over half a million over the past five years. It argues that this increase puts huge pressure on the NHS, which will have difficulty coping unless urgent action is taken by all political parties. 

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NEW EBOOKS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH LANCASHIRE STAFF

20 ebooks relating to Public Health have been purchased and are all freely accessible to all Public Heath Lancashire staff with an Athens username and password. 

To view these books and apply for an Athens username click on the ‘New eBooks’ tab on the blogs homepage