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Cancer care

We are committed to preventing as many people as possible from experiencing cancer, with a focus on preventing people starting to smoke and supporting as many as possible to stop.

We are also committed to increasing our early detection of cancer through screening programmes which include targeted interventions for those at most risk, targeting working to prevent young people taking up smoking.

This will be underpinned by eduction and training to ensure earlier diagnosis followed by timely access to holistic services.

Once people have received a diagnosis of cancer we will ensure they receive the best possible care. This includes introducing a personalised approach to peoples follow-up, based upon their risk of recurrence. Individuals affected by cancer will have access to health and wellbeing events to ensure a more holistic approach to their recovery.

Information that was held previously by NHS Herefordshire CCG, NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove CCG, NHS South Worcestershire CCG and NHS Wyre Forest CCG was transferred to NHS Herefordshire and Worcestershire CCG on 1 April 2020.

The new CCG is the the new data controller. Any questions about the use of data (including patient data) by the new CCG should be directed to hw.enquiries@nhs.net.