Greater Manchester Cancer Vanguard Innovation
GPs deliver feedback at aftercare event

GPs deliver feedback at aftercare event

We have been gathering feedback from GPs and other primary care staff as part of our project to develop and pilot new models of aftercare for breast, prostate and colorectal cancers. The project forms a key part of the Living with and Beyond Cancer workstream of the...
Early survey findings from our cancer intelligence service

Early survey findings from our cancer intelligence service

One of our project teams has been assessing the findings of a survey into what people would like to see from a cancer intelligence service. Our aim is to set up a service to provide intelligence for patients and their families to make informed decisions, and for...
NHS Cancer Vanguard working to make better use of cancer medicines

NHS Cancer Vanguard working to make better use of cancer medicines

The NHS national Cancer Vanguard is pioneering a novel partnership with the pharmaceutical industry to make better use of medicines. The Cancer Vanguard, in which Greater Manchester Cancer Vanguard Innovation is a partner, was launched in 2015 to test out new methods...
Patients speak up at successful stakeholder event

Patients speak up at successful stakeholder event

A stakeholder event designed to help us shape new aftercare services for cancer patients was a stunning success. Dr Wendy Makin, Vanguard Innovation Lead for Living with and Beyond Cancer, said she was ‘overwhelmed’ by the power of the patients’ stories delivered...
User involvement at the centre of our work

User involvement at the centre of our work

User involvement at every level is a core principle of our work. We have adopted a system to ensure that people affected by cancer are involved at every stage in the development of our projects and are equal partners in our approach to improving services. We believe...