Training Available

Primary Care Network Cancer Quality Improvement Webinar Series

Ovarian Cancer

Speakers:

Jane Borley MRCOG PhD, Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist, Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust

Natalie Ritrovato, Clinical Change Manager, Target Ovarian Cancer

Key Discussion Points:

  • How should I interpret ‘borderline’ CA 125s and equivocal findings on ovarian ultrasound
  • Typical pitfalls associated with delayed diagnosis.
  • Some reminders about risk-profiling wrt family or personal history of cancers.
  • Advances in treatments for late-stage ovarian cancers: effect on prognosis, treatment side effects, things for GPs to look for.
  • Study launching  some interventions as part of a pilot project in Peninsula to help primary care achieve earlier diagnosis of ovarian cancer faster

Link to Webinar Recording

 

Cervical Cancer

Speakers:

John Renninson MB.ChB, DA(UK), MRCOG. Consultant Gynaecologist, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital FT; Clinical Director, Peninsula Cancer Alliance; Deputy Medical Director (Cancer) , SW Specialist Commissioning

Key Discussion Points:

  • Cervix cancer early diagnosis, screening and future patterns of the disease.
  • Aims to cover falling screening rates
  • Rising incidence
  • Why women find it difficult to attend screening &how that might be addressed
  • Future patterns of disease as the vaccinated population moves into the screening age group
  • 2ww referrals and link to the new RDS guide for Gynae Cancer

Link to Webinar Recording

 

Lung Cancer

Speakers:

Mathew Berry- Consultant respiratory physician, discusses identification and referral for Lung Cancer in General Practice

Link to Webinar Recording

 

Quality Improvement

Speakers:

Kim Morrissey and Richard Blackwell from South West Academic Health Science Network discuss some concepts behind quality improvement and how this differs from more traditional audit and clinical trial approaches

Link to Webinar Recording

 

Colorectal

Speakers:

Joe Mays, GP and Clinical Lead for Peninsula Cancer Alliance, discusses identification and referral for Colorectal Cancer in General Practice

Link to Webinar Recording

 

Screening and Immunisation

Speakers:

Annette Mchardy: Screening and Immunisation Co-ordination for NHS England and Improvement covering cervical screening

Katie Redfern: Screening and Immunisation Co-ordination for NHS England and Improvement covering breast screening

Aileen Topple: Screening and Immunisation Co-ordination for NHS England and Improvement covering bowel screening

Webinar Overview:

The webinar is  brief introduction to what the Screening and Immunisation team do, how each screening programme works, who is eligible, how invites are received, what the screening involves. It also covers health inequalities and how primary care can increase uptake.

Link to Webinar Recording

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