Supporting Primary Care
This page will continue to be developed with resources for GPs and primary care teams to support early diagnosis and understanding cancer pathways. The resources here include:
2WW referral forms – Agreed for use across the region. For use integrated in GP clinical systems EMIS and System One
Patient information leaflets for 2ww referral – including easy read versions for each trust across the region
CRUK primary care facilitator team – contacts are here for your area. The CRUK facilitators can come in to practice to support your action plans to improve early diagnosis and patient safety and patient experience in your practice.
Pathway guidance – Some information to support decision making in primary care around the upper and lower GI pathway.
Two Week Wait Referral Forms
Two Week Wait Patient Information Leaflets
Cervical Screening with Learning Disability – Support Materials for Sample Takers
Contacts for local MUO teams
Practice and CCG Cancer Statistics
Cancer Information for Patients and Health Professionals
There are also many site-specific cancer charities with helpful websites which can be found by searching the web.
Royal College of General Practice – Significant Event Analysis and Safety Netting Advice
This website includes advice regarding safety netting.
Primary Care Cancer Education
The GP Cancer Update course is highly regarded independent course providing an up to date evidence based cancer education.
North of England CRUK Facilitators
Free education for GPs paid for by Health Education North East
Easy symptom checker based on NG12