Services Database Local Pharmacy Early Identification of Symptomatic Lung Cancer Patients

Service ID

430382

Description

The Local Pharmacy Early Identification of Symptomatic Lung Cancer Patients Scheme is to enable local awareness raising for example – ‘not ALL cough is Covid’.  To support pharmacies to identify symptomatic patients who may come into the pharmacy and provide a pathway for those patients which the pharmacist can utilise.
Local defined outcomes

  • A reduction in the numbers of late, emergency presentations for patients with lung cancer in the Crawley area.
  • An increase in GP referral activity for Lung Cancer up to and beyond levels seen prior to COVID.
  • An increase in the number of patients who stop smoking.
  • Prevention of early deaths and patients dying undiagnosed of cancer.

Location of service

East Sussex LPC

Commissioner

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Method of commissioning

Local Authority contract

Source of funding

Service type

Respiratory

Other organisations involved

Dates

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Status

Ongoing

Training

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