Cancer is the biggest cause of premature death in London, with 30,000 diagnosed each year and 13,600 dying from it. With prevalence forecast to rise, around half the population are expected to be diagnosed at some time in their lives. We help in tackling cancer rates through earlier diagnosis and transformed standards of care for people living with it, as well as offering engaging and impactful training for primary care.
The team currently provides expert advice and guidance for a population of 6.5 million people, engaging with stakeholders including STPs, vanguards, cancer alliances, CCGs, providers, NHS England, charities and cancer and specialised commissioning teams.
Our team’s advice and guidance covers a population of 6.5 million
We help our customers to meet national strategic priorities for cancer through:
- Performance management of cancer waiting times
- Contracting and quality assurance of acute cancer services
- Strategic guidance and support for any cancer-related pathway