Finding Innovative Solutions
Leading on innovations that will provide a better patient experience, and quality of life for people living with and beyond cancer.
Improving Cancer Services
Working together to diagnose patients earlier and improve their treatment options.
Access for everyone
Reducing inequalities and improving healthcare access for the population.
The Peninsula Cancer Alliance work across Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, and is one of 21 cancer alliances across England, bringing together clinical and other senior leaders and patients.
We plan and lead locally to deliver the ambitions set out in the NHS long-term plan. We work to reduce variation in outcomes and improve access to high quality care by using evidence based interventions across whole pathways, and for our whole population.
For more information visit our projects page to see the work we are doing to transform the diagnosis, treatment and care for cancer patients in their local area.
About The Peninsula Cancer Alliance
We are responsible for leading the local delivery of the national cancer strategy which sets an exciting vision for the transformation of cancer services.
Latest News form around the Peninsula Cancer Alliance
The Fern Centre offers information and support to those affected by cancer as well as their families by offering a warm, welcoming environment providing comfort and care away from the clinical setting. The Centre provides a drop-in facility where one of our friendly volunteers would be happy to help you…
Cancer signs on urinal mats in pubs and football grounds, as part of major new NHS cancer catching drive.
The NHS and P-Wave, a leading urinal products brand, are working together to put the message “Blood in your pee? Contact your GP practice” on urinal mats in thousands of men’s toilets across the country. Pubs, restaurants, shops, hotels and sports stadiums will be among the public places using the…
From Monday 21st August, Morrisons shoppers in the South West will find NHS advice on underwear labels urging them to contact their GP practice if they spot potential symptoms of breast or testicular cancer. The Nutmeg branded underwear featuring NHS advice will be in 240 Morrisons stores, including South West…
Thousands of people referred for urgent cancer checks every month are set to be diagnosed and treated sooner, as the NHS reforms its cancer standards to reflect what matters most to patients and to align with modern clinical practice. Developed by clinical experts and supported by leading cancer charities, there…
We have received confirmation that our work on the South West Prostate Dashboard has been shortlisted in the Data-Driven Transformation Award Category for the HSJ Awards 2023. What is the South West Prostate Dashboard? In 2018, the Cancer Alliances in the SW (Peninsula and SWAG) began to work in collaboration…
The Peninsula Cancer Alliance launched the programme as part of a national pilot last August inviting anyone who has ever smoked between the ages of 55 and 74 years.This week – less than a year since the programme launched – the team will mark a milestone when the 6,000th person…