MDT Co-ordinators Away Day 2012
An away day aimed at MDT Co-ordinators, Data Clerks and cancer managers from all trusts across the Avon, Somerset and Wilshire Cancer Services was held on the 9th October 2012 at Taunton Racecourse between 9.30am and 4pm.
The day aimed to give an overview of current developments in cancer information on both a national and local level and to provide a picture of what cancer data is used for.
Topics discussed included Cancer Outcomes and Services Dataset (COSD), National Awareness and Early Diagnosis (NAEDI) and staging and speakers attended from National Cancer Intelligence Network, Somerset Cancer Register and South West Public Health Observatory as well as ASWCS.
A programme for the day is available here.
Presentations from the day
Implementation of the Cancer Outcomes and Services Dataset (COSD) - Trish Stokes, COSD Programme Manager, National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN)
Routes to Diagnosis - Lucy Elliss-Brookes, Analytical Programme Manager, National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN)
Understanding Cancer - Oncology Training for NHS and Public Health Non-Clinical Staff -Tina Ball, Head of Cancer Registration, South West Public Health Observatory
Using data collected by the National Radiotherapy dataset (RTDS) - Sue Cowley, Radiotherapy Manager, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Implementation of the Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy Dataset (SACT) – Kellie Peters, Head of Data Management, Chemotherapy Intelligence Unit
MDT FIT Programme Update – Claire Morris, National Programme Lead, National Cancer Action Team
Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP MDT) - Maria Karina, Consultant Oncologist, Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Cancer Registration, MDT Dashboard and achieving the National 70% staging target – James Withers, Staging Project Manager and Carlos Rocha, Registration Manager, South West Public Health Observatory
Somerset Cancer Register Tableau dashboard demonstration – Phil Owen, Cancer Information Analyst, Merseyside and Cheshire Cancer Network
Signs for Survival – Elizabeth Lee, Consultant in Public Health, Avon, Somerset and Wiltshire Cancer Services
Impact of Awareness Campaigns - Emma Kershaw, Data Coordinator, Avon, Somerset and Wiltshire Cancer Services
Using Geographical Mapping to demonstrate cancer projects - Kathryn Wright, GIS and Mapping Analyst, Avon IM&T Consortium
Using Geographical Mapping to demonstrate cancer projects - Simon Lingard, Cancer Intelligence Support, Avon Somerset & Wiltshire Cancer Services
Development of Site Specific Data Collection Best Practice Guides- Rosalind Hussey, Data Manager, Avon Somerset & Wiltshire Cancer Services
How to register
Registration is now closed.
The away day will be held at Taunton Racecourse and is easily accessible from the M5 and Taunton rail station.
The full address is:
Taunton Racecourse Ltd,
Taunton, Somerset, TA3 7BL
There is ample free parking available.
Further details on how to find the venue can be found on the racecourse website here
For further information, please contact us primarily using the address below:
Emma.Kershaw@aswcs.nhs.uk, 0117 900 2506
Rosalind.Hussey@aswcs.nhs.uk, 0117 900 2541
Rhea.Boland@aswcs.nhs.uk, 0117 900 2389
Information in Context Day
The MDT Co-ordinators Away Day replaces the ASWCS Information in context Away Days. For interest, the presentations from past ICD days can be found here.