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NHS (UK) Technical guide for TLHC participant management during the coronavirus pandemic

This guide produced with the assistance of several clinician experts in the field of CT screening for lung cancer sets out the modifications projects should adopt to the…

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National Optimal Lung Cancer Pathway

Author: The Lung Clinical Expert Group Publication Source: The Lung Clinical Expert Group Country: UK Date: August 2017 (reviewed in May 2019) Summary of Content: This guidance is designed to help lung cancer service providers and commissioners to see the basic structure of an effective and efficient lung cancer pathway. The roadmap can be adapted using local knowledge to […]

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Targeted Screening for Lung Cancer with Low Radiation Dose Computed Tomography

Author: NHS England Publication Source: NHS England Country: UK Date: January 2019 Summary of Content:   This guideline is intended for cancer service providers, commissioners and healthcare professionals and outlines the service and quality indicators expected by NHS England to ensure that a high standard of service is provided. Link to Document: https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/targeted-lung-health-checks-standard-protocol-v1.pdf

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NICE Guideline [NG122] Lung cancer: diagnosis and management

Author: NICE Publication Source: NICE Country: UK Date: March 2019 Summary of Content: This guideline is intended for healthcare professionals, commissioners and providers, and patients and their families; and provides information on the diagnosis and management of lung cancer. Link to Document: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng122/chapter/Recommendations#diagnosis-and-staging

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Identifying lung disease: getting people to the right person at the right time

Author: Taskforce for Lung Health Publication Source: A National Five Year Plan for Lung Health Country: UK Date: March 2019 Summary of Content: This guideline provides a series of recommendations that can be implemented into a national plan for lung health. It outlines the data needed to measure progress and sets specific targets for recommendations. Link to Document: https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0221/4446/files/PC1802_Taskforce_Report_MASTER_v8.pdf?30&_ga=2.132763978.599962487.1571051432-497848004.1571051432

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