Improving Manchester's Cancer Care
The £3.45 million Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership in
Manchester is bringing together all cancer care providers in the
city to improve the experience of everybody affected by the disease
at every stage of the cancer journey.
Macmillan is working in partnership with the three Manchester
Clinical Commissioning Groups, people affected by cancer, GPs, NHS
Hospital Trusts (including ours), St Ann's Hospice and Manchester
The vision is that everyone in Manchester who is affected by
cancer will be able to say, "I had the best treatment and the
support from an expert team who made me feel cared for and in
A funding agreement to commit a further £1.1 million to the MCIP
has been approved by Macmillan after the successful launch of Phase
1 of the MCIP.
The first £2.35 million phase is focused on improving primary,
community, palliative and end of life care.
The second phase is now underway to devise and implement plans
to improve outcomes for breast and lung cancer patients in
More information here:
Launch 26th June - Join The Debate -
Get involved and join the debate on cancer care improvement at
MCIP's launch event at Manchester Town Hall on 26th
Sean Duffy, National Clinical Director for Cancer NHS England
and Ciaran Devane, Chief Executive, Macmillan Cancer Support will
join Caroline Kurzeja, Chief Officer representing the Manchester
CCGs; and MCIP Cancer Voices Jonathan Lewis and Helen O'Neill in a
panel discussion on cancer care improvement.
They want to answer questions from everybody involved in and
concerned about cancer care in Manchester. Please submit written
questions and/or tell us whether you will attend the launch - to firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 0161 765 4168.