The Macmillan Living With and Beyond Cancer (LWABC) Programme in South Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Derbyshire was aimed to ensure an equitable provision of services for people living with and beyond cancer in seven localities: Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Doncaster, North Derbyshire & Hardwick, Rotherham, Sheffield, and Wakefield. The programme was approved in 2015, began implementation in mid-2017 and ended in March 2021.
The Living With and Beyond programme was a partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support to help improve the experience of people living with and beyond cancer in our region.
The programme specifically focused on breast, bowel and prostate cancer services with the aim to ensure everyone diagnosed with these cancers can live well after a diagnosis. This means:
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The programme took a structured approach, and supported the local implementation of several components of personalised care and support in each of the localities, across breast, colorectal and prostate tumour sites.
These components were:
The programme evaluation and executive summary report which you can view below were published in March 2021. The evaluation highlights the benefits to both people diagnosed with cancer and the region’s cancer care workforce, that came from the £5 million programme.
The evaluation’s purpose was to:
In the evaluation below you will find semi structured interviews with the programme managers, programme stakeholders, patients as well as professionals and volunteers following site visits from each of the locality projects. You will also find analysis of the: HNA data, Cancer Support Worker activity logs and completed patient surveys as well as a summary of achievements and conclusions from the project.
Final Programme Evalution Report (March 2021)
Final Programme Evaluation Executive Summary (March 2021)
Technical Appendix: Health Economics (December 2020)
Technical Appendix: HNA Data (December 2020)
Technical Appendix: Patient Survey (December 2020)
A Cancer Innovation Award Scheme to promote innovation and improvement in cancer services and people’s experience has been launched by the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw ICS (SYB ICS) Cancer Alliance in partnership with the Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network (YHAHSN).
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