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Does Primary Care play a key role in early Cancer Diagnosis

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Sheffield Wednesday Football Club

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Reducing Numbers of Patients attending A & E and receiving a Cancer Diagnosis

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Aimed at GPs, ANPs and Nurses:

Join us on 5th November to hear the results of the Project so far, including speakers from:

Cancer Research UK - Jana Witt Programme Manager NCDA

An overview of the National Cancer Diagnosis Audit, a national audit of patient pathways to cancer diagnosis, currently in its second round of data collection

During this session, key insights from the previous round of the audit will be discussed, including insights into pathways for patients with non-specific symptoms and emergency diagnoses, as well as an analysis of GP reported avoidable delays in cancer diagnosis.

Case study examples of practice level learning and quality improvement activities will be shared

Dr Alex Ball - Consultant Gastroenterologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

Bowel cancer screening - does this reduce emergency admissions?

Katie Markham - Screening and Immunisation Co-ordinator, Public Health England

Cancer screening coverage/uptake in Sheffield - using Fingertips/NHS Digital

Using Sheffield's data to target reduction in health inequalities

Ben Towler - Cancer Research Facilitator

Identifying cancer safety netting actions, which could be implemented into practice. Increase awareness of health professionals resources to aid recognition and referral. Understanding the importance of SEA/LEAs and the benefits of completing them

Applying QI tools in practice to promote effective safety netting

This event will run as a plenary session and is aimed at GPs and Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Registration from 13:30 hours until 14:00 hours

Event Running Time from 14:00 hours until 17:00 hours

For further information or help to book, please email: sheffieldccg.ccgeducationevents@nhs.net

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