Commissioning for cancer care

If you are involved in commissioning or the planning of services for people with cancer, Macmillan can help. Find out what resources are available, how to access practical advice and support, and get information about your local area.

  • Strategic commissioning in the UK

    The budget, responsibility and accountability for health and social care sit with each nation separately.

  • Engagement and co-design

    Macmillan has expertise in engaging and involving people affected by cancer, carers and health and social care professionals to develop and improve services and drive change.

  • Service redesign

    Macmillan supports system redesign to improve the way cancer care is delivered and make it fit for the growing cancer population.

  • Using evidence

    Our national and local evidence on the needs of the cancer population informs and supports the commissioning of services for people affected by cancer.

  • Resources and learning tools

    Our online learning resources and training opportunities help you understand more about the cancer population’s needs and services, and can inform how to commission for excellent cancer services.

Ways to get support


You don’t need to face cancer alone. Find out more about our free support line, Macmillan nurses, information services and support groups near you.

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