Published on: 1st February 2016 | Updated on: 15th March 2022

Examples of this service that have been commissioned locally are available on the PSNC online services database.

Tools and publications which may be useful to support the commissioning of this service can be found on the Service development tools and publications hub.

Related resources

PSNC Services Case Studies Hub

PSNC Think Pharmacy prospectus: Cancer detection (June 2019)

Cancer Research UK – Sign up to receive Cancer Insight newsletters.
Cancer Insight is Cancer Research UK’s free guide to cancer prevention and early diagnosis for GPs, practice nurses and pharmacy staff. You can also download or order free print copies of Cancer Insight here.

Presentation at the Pharmacy Show: Wise Up to Cancer – Ruth Buchan (October 2017) (If prompted, password is: pharmacy17)

PSNC Services Case Study: Doncaster’s lung health service pilot showcases pharmacy’s cancer pathway potential (June 2017)

Presentation at the Pharmacy Show: ACE – early diagnosis of cancer. Xray through community pharmacy – Laura Sharp & Nick Hunter (Sept 2016) (If prompted, password is: pharmacy16)

Royal College of General Practitioners & Cancer Research UK – Primary Care Cancer Toolkit (Aug 2016)

Presentation at the Pharmacy Show: Improving care of cancer patients in the community pharmacy setting – Dr Jacqueline Lewis (Oct 2015) (If prompted, password is: pharmacy15)

NHS England, Cancer Research UK & Macmillan Cancer Support – Direct Referral by Non GP Primary Care Health Professionals (Report 1) (Oct 2015)

NHS England, Cancer Research UK & Macmillan Cancer Support – Pharmacy Training for Early Diagnosis of Cancer (Report 2) (Oct 2015)

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