Section 1 - Cancer Surveillance within the NHS

Launched April 2012

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The following modules look at cancer surveillance within the NHS outlining cancer datasets, data collection, patient pathways and confidentiality. Also defining quality and outcome measures including decision tools and audit versus research.

National Health Service (NHS)

  • How the NHS works
  • The role of the Cancer Networks
  • Introduction to other Cancer Organisations

Cancer Registration

  • Introduction to cancer registration
  • Use of cancer registration information
  • Data confidentiality
  • Data sources and processing
  • Performance targets

Multi Disciplinary Teams

  • The role of the Cancer MDT
  • The role of the MDT Co-ordinator
  • The National Peer Review Programme
  • Service improvement process

Cancer Datasets

  • Understanding Cancer Datasets
  • Data Validation and Quality