Transforming Cancer Care in England


One in three people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Naturally, cancer care is a key prioritiy of the Government and NHS England. Cancer care is a key priority of the Five Year Forward, focusing on prevention, diagnosis, better treatment and living with cancer. Recent pushes for improvement include the Cancer Strategy for England, the Cancer Workforce Plan, the new Cancer Drugs Fund and the creation of the 28-day standard pilot sites. 

Join this Westminster Briefing to get a comprehensive overview of the above policy initiatives and how they affect you. Explore best practice from around the country and gain a practical understanding of how you can transform cancer care in your area. 

Key Issues to be Addressed:

  • Understanding the national policy landscape for cancer care in England
  • Progress made since the Cancer Strategy for England was launched
  • Implementing the recommendations of the Cancer Workforce Plan
  • The new Cancer Drugs Fund: progress update and overview
  • Results and lessons from the 28-day diagnosis standard pilot sites
  • Improving quality of life: helping patients live better with cancer
  • Examples of effective and innovative cancer care from across the country

About the Event:

The morning session will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the host of current cancer care policy initiatives and how they affect you. 

The afternoon session will explore how your colleagues from across the country are working in innovative ways to achieve excellent results and maintain outstanding cancer care. This session will provide you with practical guidance that you can take back and apply in your setting.

Morning refreshments will be served upon arrival with a networking lunch to follow. Any special needs or dietary requirements should be notified to us upon booking.

Who Should Attend?

Cancer Managers; Cancer Leads; Cancer Research and Care Networks; General Managers; Clinical Leads for Cancer and Long Term Conditions; Primary Care Cancer Leads; Community Nurses and Health Champions; End of Life Care Services; Patient Advice and Liaison Teams; Directors of Nursing; Partnerships Managers; Heads of Cancer Services; and anybody with an interest in or a responsibility for improving cancer care in their area.


For registration enquiries please contact: | 0207 593 5657

To discuss event sponsorship, speaking opportunities and agenda content, please email:

The event is CPD certified, and a certificate is available confirming your attendance

Tuesday 18th September 2018

11.00am - 3.30pm (including networking lunch)

Event will be held in Central London (Zone 1) exact location TBC


Charities/Not-for-Profit | 1 Place: £195 | 2+ Places: £145 each


Public Sector | 1 Place: £245 | 2+ Places: £195 each


Private Sector | 1 Place: £295 | 2+ Places: £245 each


Above prices exclude VAT

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