“A Shared Focus on CVD Prevention” Conference (Sept 17) – Presentations

At our June 2017 South Central Medical Directorate Conference we had a strong focus on clinical leadership and on cardiovascular disease prevention, including sessions on Atrial fibrillation, hypertension and diabetes treatment target achievement and smoking. We asked Dr James Mapstone and Aimee Stimpson from Public Health England to set the scene further. We all know […]

Cancer Alliance Newsletter – Autumn

The Thames Valley Cancer Alliance has launched its first Newsletter and is packed full of news and links to further guidance as they aim to create a Thames Valley region which secures and delivers the best possible outcomes for every patient affected by Cancer. In this edition you will find information relating to; new additions/recruitment […]

End of Life Care – September Bulletin

Continuing the series, please find the latest September Newsletter from the End of Life Care team. In this issue, we focus on the release of new guidance from NHS England and NICE as well as information to support the public in working with Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STP) from Hospice UK. There is further signposting […]

October 2017 – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, the Cancer Alliance is asking all its stakeholders to disseminate the information below to relevant colleagues and wider networks. Raising awareness, uptake and addressing inequalities in access to and experience of screening, is a key priority for the Thames Valley Cancer Alliance, both in the promotion […]

Spotlight on Buckinghamshire CCGs in new HSJ guide

The HSJ has put together a guide on how to cut the cost of diabetes, by increasing patient compliance with treatment, and upskilling primary care staff to reduce the diabetes burden on secondary care. The guide highlights the work done in Buckinghamshire for the diabetes transformation programme. Aylesbury Vale and Chiltern CCGs have worked to […]