Primary Care Cancer Newsletter September 2020
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- Early Diagnosis for Cancer QOF QI 2020/21
- Use of FIT in the Lower GI 2WW Pathway
- Revised Two Week Wait Referral Forms: Breast and Lower GI
- Head and Neck Two Week Wait Service Update
- Breast Screening Services Update
- Lung Cancer Referrals
- Cancer Education Sessions
- Holistic Cancer Care Local Enhanced Service Update
- Stoptober 2020
Cancer Information & Support Centre
We are located in main reception at UHCW Coventry
We offer a 1:1 service. We are here to listen, support and signpost to services that we think may help you with your diagnosis and treatment – we have a wide range of resources to support patients.
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Cancer Screening and Early Detection
Advice regarding early cancer detection
Two Week Wait (2WW) Referrals
Includes updated forms and patient information leaflets
Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP)
Referral advice for cancers with an unknown primary
Tumour Markers in Cancer Diagnosis
Advice regarding use of tumour markers in practice
Coventry & Warwickshire Health and Care Partnership
A partnership approach to improve early cancer detection and survival locally
GATEWAY-C Cancer Training
Free online cancer educational tool for primary care
Funded by Health Education England, Gateway C is designed to support GPs and other primary care staff to detect the early signs of cancer and make appropriate suspected cancer referrals.
Gateway C Cancer Maps is a tool that can aid clinicians in decision making based on a patient’s symptoms. The education is designed by a combination of primary care professionals, oncology specialists and people affected by cancer.
Endorsed by Macmillan, accredited by RCGP and supported by other charities including Cancer Research UK. Each course contributes to CPD.
To sign-up please register here www.gatewayc.org.uk/register.