QiC Oncology Blog


Target Ovarian Cancer raises concerns about drugs access

The patient group Target Ovarian Cancer has added its voice to the list of organisations concerned about future access to cancer medicines in England and Wales once the Cancer Drugs Fund closes in 2014.

Presentations of award-winning programmes in oncology and diabetes

In March this year, the Healthcare Innovation Expo heard how NHS teams developed innovative ideas and solutions to improve patient outcomes and experience in diabetes and oncology.

Beating Bowel Cancer warns of future access to cancer drugs

Beating Bowel Cancer – a supporter of QiC Excellence in Oncology – has warned the government that a lack of guidance on the future of England’s Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) is causing undue worry for cancer patients.

Beating Bowel Cancer pays tribute to Alison Selfe

Beating Bowel Cancer has led the tributes to one of its strongest supporters Alison Selfe after she passed away earlier this month.

UK cancer awards programme receives more than 100 entries in first year

QiC Excellence in Oncology, a programme to recognise individuals or teams involved in the support, care and treatment of cancer patients in the UK, has received over 100 entries across 12 categories in its first year.

Olympics legacy means London gets exercise centre for people with cancer

One of the most positive benefits that people will get from the London 2012 Olympic Games will be the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine based at University College London (UCL).

Beating Bowel Cancer CEO Mark Flannagan wins communications award

Mark Flannagan, chief executive of healthcare charity Beating Bowel Cancer – one of the supporters of QiC Oncology 2012 – has been recognised for his campaigning work at a major healthcare communications awards event.

How cancer information is improving performance

As well as dealing with the importance and practicalities of cancer information in the UK, last week’s Cancer Outcomes Conference from the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) and the UK Association of Cancer Registries (UKACR) also discussed how the use of this information is having an effect on both clinician performance and patient outcomes.

Is UK cancer information the best in the world?

It was in December 2007 that Sir Mike Richards, the UK’s National Cancer Director, set out the purpose of the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN), in its aim to improve and use cancer data effectively.

QiC Excellence in Oncology to launch at NCAT’s NDP

QiC Excellence in Oncology will launch tomorrow at the National Cancer Action Team’s National Development Programme.

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