Quick tips: referral for suspected cancer - your summary of the 2015 NICE guideline
Catch up with the changes that NICE has made to its guideline on cancer referral with this video module. Hear from the clinical lead of the guideline development committee about the most important changes and some of the reasons for the update.
On completion of this module you should know:
- How and why the NICE guideline for suspected cancer referral has changed
- The most important changes in referral criteria for adults
- The important groups of patients who warrant direct access testing in primary care
- When to refer a child for suspected cancer.
Note: NICE in the UK amended its guidance on Suspected cancer: recognition and referral (NG120) in July 2017. We are in the course of updating this module in line with the guidance, but please bear in mind that it does not yet incorporate the amended NICE recommendation.
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08 Jul 2015
08 Jul 2015
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