National Cancer Diagnosis Audit

What is it:  National Cancer Diagnosis Audit Of interest to:  GPs, Practice Managers Summary:  The National Cancer Diagnosis Audit (NCDA), organised by Cancer Research UK (CRUK) looks at patient pathways from first presentation to cancer diagnosis.  CRUK will provide a secure data collection platform and GPs will be able to register for the […]

TB Awareness Event

What is it:  TB Raising Awareness Event by Public Health England When is it:  Friday 22 March | 09:20 – 13:00 Where is it:  Council Chambers, Civic Centre, Ashford Borough Council, Tannery Lane, Ashford, TN23 1PL Of interest to:  Clinical staff Summary:  Public Health England has organised an awareness event to […]

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

What is it:  Cervical Cancer Prevention Week – information from The Eve Appeal Of interest to:  All staff Summary:  Following Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (21 – 27 January) The Eve Appeal are launching a series of short films addressing the myths and truths around cervical cancer, cervical screenings, HPV and the vaccine.  For further […]

Diabetes UK Clinical Leadership Programmes

What is it:  Diabetes UK Clinical Leadership Programmes Of interest to:  Clinical staff Summary:  Diabetes UK have just opened applications for a number of clinical leadership programmes.  Full details below: . Clinical Champions Programme The Diabetes UK Clinical Champions programme is a unique opportunity for healthcare professionals to develop their personal leadership […]

‘Here 2 Help’ Cancer Event

What is it:  ‘Here 2 Help’ Cancer Event When is it:  Monday 4 February | 10:00 – 16:00 Where is it:  Kent Oncology Centre, Maidstone Hospital, Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, ME16 9QQ Of interest to:  All staff Summary:  The Kent Oncology Centre has organised ‘Here2Help’ at Maidstone Hospital in celebration of World Cancer […]

Youth Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training

What is it:  Free Youth Suicide Prevention and Awareness Training Of interest to:  All staff Summary:  The Kent Safeguarding Children Board (KSCB) is working in partnership with West Kent Mind, who have been awarded funding to provide Children and Young People Suicide Awareness and Prevention workshops.  Please see the link below […]

Hepatology Referrals on e-RS

What is it:  Instructions on how to refer to Hepatology on e-RS Of interest to:  GPs, admin staff Summary:  Please note that referrals on e-RS to hepatology clinics are directly bookable and do not appear under ‘General Gastroenterology’.  The screen shots in the Guide below show how to book: . […]

AKI SKC Quarterly Report

What is it:  Acute Kidney Injury SKC Quarterly Report (Sept 2018) Of interest to:  Clinical staff Summary:  Please find below the AKI quarterly report for South Kent Coast, covering the period July-Sept 2018 . AKI SKC Report – Jul-Sept 2018 .