Early diagnosis programme publishes reports and updates
Accelerate, Co-ordinate and Evaluate (ACE) is an exciting early diagnosis programme that supports the NHS outcome of ‘preventing people from dying prematurely’. This unique initiative is supported by Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Cancer Support and is running across England for 3 years. The first of the final ACE reports looking at lung cancer diagnostic pathways was published in March, followed by a report looking at the best routes to diagnosis for patients with vague symptoms. Hot off the press are new reports which have now been published around: Using cancer decision support tools to support early diagnosis of cancer The role of non-GP primary care in the early diagnosis of cancer Alongside these, is a paper anticipating the challenges of change within the NHS and an update on the 5 multidisciplinary diagnostic centre projects. Click here to find out more.
14 Jun 2017Read full story
PHE Cancer Data & Outcomes Conference
Don't miss this years’ Public Health England Cancer Data and Outcomes Conference which is being held on Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th June, in Manchester. The conference will explore how data is being used across the patient pathway, from prevention, early diagnosis and treatment through to patient experience, quality of life and patient outcomes. The full conference programme, with confirmed speakers and parallel sessions, is available on the conference website along with details of how to register. Click here for more details.
09 Jun 2017Read full story
Delegated Commissioning Case Studies
CCGs have reported that delegated commissioning is leading to a number of early benefits. These include the development of clearer, more joined up visions for primary care, aligned to wider CCG and STP plans for improving health services, together with improved quality of care being delivered to patients. NHS England has produced a series of delegated commissioning case studies to show how CCGs are using delegated commissioning to improve care for local people. Rotherham CCG is one of 5 CCGs who are featured in the case studies. Find out more here.
20 Jan 2017Read full story
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