Cancer

Areas for focus

Central Bedfordshire Council:

  • Increased awareness by the commissioners of those patients with poor health and disability as a result of side effects of cancer treatment
  • Increased use of the Lifestyle hubs for cancer patients to improve lifestyle factors
  • Continued emphasis on the delivery of an effective stop smoking service

Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group

  • Increase awareness of GPs and BCCG of patients with poor health and disability as a result of side effects of cancer treatment
  • Increase the referrals to cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programmes on behalf of patients with cancer
  • Continued emphasis on the delivery of an effective stop smoking service
  • Promotion and evaluation of the GP cancer practice profiles within primary care by the Macmillan GP and partners to improve the cancer pathway
  • Close working with both the Clinical Networks under NHS England to improve outcomes for Bedfordshire residents
  • Establishing links with user and hard to reach groups to increase early diagnosis

Last updated Tuesday, 25th July 2017