Introducing the programmes of work

As well as the work done by our pathway boards, there are a number of cross cutting programmes of work taking place. You can find out more about some of this work within this section of the website.

Early Diagnosis and Primary Care

prostate cancer A-G infographicThe NHS Long Term Plan sets out that 75% of people will be diagnosed with cancer at stage 1 or 2 by 2028. Find out what the Greater Manchester Cancer Alliance is doing to support this plan.

Faster Diagnosis

nurse taking blood from a patientHow can we deliver an earlier and faster diagnosis to patients, whether or not they are ultimately diagnosed with cancer? Find out what’s happening in Greater Manchester here.

Workforce and Education

Image from NHS People PlanThe vision of the Greater Manchester Cancer Alliance workforce and education programme is to develop and grow the cancer workforce in Greater Manchester and East Cheshire so that they can respond to the needs of people affected by cancer, adapt to new, improved ways of working, continue to modernise the way they work and embrace technology in order to deliver world class cancer care. You can find out how this is happening here.

Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement

image of Karen McCarthy, user involvement representative

We involve patients, members of the public, and diverse communities in our work because we understand the value that it brings.

This ensures that our services are designed with and for the people that they serve.

Other work programmes

You can also find out more about other work being done within the Greater Manchester Cancer Alliance.