Cancer Education

GP 1:1 practice support: Cancer Research Faciliator

Cancer Research UK is able to visit practices individually, as and when needed, to share the latest local cancer data, provide training and tools on key topics such as cancer screening. Islington’s facilitator Christine Harding is able discuss new NICE guidance with valuable resources, support the completion of SEAs and audits. GPs will be able to review surgery safety netting processes and best practice.

Please email Christine at for further information and/or to set up a visit.

There are several cancer e-learning modules, toolkits and referral guides that can be used by GPs in Islington. 


Toolkits and referral guides

Healthy London Partnership

NHS University College London Hospitals Cancer Collaborative

Cancer Research UK


Learning modules

Watch this video explaining how to use the London Cancer Care Review Template

GP practices in North Central and East London can access courses from GatewayC (CPD points available) – register here.

This cancer-screening-awareness session is aimed at reception/admin staff and can be delivered in a lunch period. Find out more and arrange a session.

There are several free e-learning resources to support early diagnosis of cancer in primary care:

Free BMJ one-hour module on breast screening in the NHS that's part of CPD. This e-learning explains how to advise women who are concerned about breast cancer and the information to give them.