Cally Palmer, NHS England’s National Cancer Director shares her thoughts on the NHS Long Term Plan and what it means for cancer.
Cally gives an overview of cancer screening programmes, the new 28-day faster diagnosis standard and the care and treatment options available. Cally also talks about the Targeted Lung Health Checks programme, one of the first programmes to roll out of the Long Term Plan.
Investing in radiotherapy to fight cancer
Watch this short video which shows how we are investing in radiotherapy to fight cancer.
Funded by NHS England, University College London Hospitals are one of the first hospitals to receive a new LINAC radiotherapy machine.
In this video, patient Chris Duggan talks about the treatment he is experiencing, and Dr. Yen-Ching Chang describes how this new equipment works.
A top doctor has praised BBC news editor Jeremy Bowen for raising awareness of bowel cancer, saying his actions will help save lives, after the number of people seeking information on the disease from the official NHS website almost trebled. Celia Ingham-Clark, Medical Director for clinical effectiveness at NHS England and a leading bowel specialist, […]