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Macmillan have produced a number of documents to assist GPs in influencing their local health economy and shape the future of primary care.
Macmillan GP Advisor Charles Campion-Smith has been working with the team at BMJ Learning to produce a module aimed at GPs and practice nurses.
The module focuses on the benefits of a high quality cancer care review, but incorporates other aspects such as the management of late effects of cancer and cancer treatments. The module:
Find out more about the module|.
Find out about the activities of the Macmillan Primary Care Community through our newsletters:
Download our factsheet [PDF]|, which contains information about the various roles within Macmillan’s primary and community care community.
The effects of surviving cancer by Dr Cathy Burton|
The article was originally published in the GP newspaper|.
NHS reforms in England are radically overhauling the way in which cancer services are commissioned, with GPs having a key role in commissioning whole pathways of care with the intention of improving cancer outcomes.
The Cancer Care Review template has therefore become even more important in placing those who are living with or beyond cancer at the heart of any decisions, ensuring they feel supported, informed and empowered.
Macmillan Cancer Support wished to evaluate the use of a structured template to support the CCR process, looking specifically at how this template is currently used by GPs, how it might be used more effectively and how patients themselves view the cancer care review process. Read our evaluation of the Cancer Care Review template| [PDF 577kb.]
Order Macmillan information and resources to help you make the most of your service.
Macmillan GP Advisers have collaborated with members of the Macmillan primary care community to develop a '10 top tips' series with practical hints, tips and information on a variety of different primary care situations and scenarios. Download the series below.
Revalidation toolkit [PDF 400kb]|
Rapid referral toolkit [PDF 685kb]|
The Rich Picture for People at the End of Life is now available.
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