Resources

RCGP module on behaviour change and cancer prevention

This half hour module discussed Very Brief Advice, an intervention which can be carried out during a GP appointment, be that in person or on the phone.

https://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/course/view.php?id=211

NHS Smokefree

This page has details of stop smoking advice which can be accessed online and via social media while face to face appointments are paused

https://www.nhs.uk/smokefree

Suspected cancer information leaflet

This is an example of the leaflet that should be given to every patient when they are referred on the suspected cancer pathway.

https://www.healthylondon.org/resource/pan-london-suspected-cancer-referrals-patient-information-leaflets/

Safety netting guide

This CRUK site gives advice about how to use safety-netting when referral pathways have changed or referrals are delayed.

https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/sites/default/files/safety_netting_guide_for_gps_and_practices_30.04.20-a.pdf

COVID-19 cancer protocols

These documents illustrate the principle that patients awaiting investigation should remain on the hospital tracking list and that a referral may not be downgraded without the permission of the referring GP.

https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/wp-content/uploads/sites/52/2020/03/C0119-_Maintaining-cancer-services-_-letter-to-trusts.pdf

https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/wp-content/uploads/sites/52/2020/03/cancer-alliance-information-on-managing-cancer-referrals-19-march-2020.pdf

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