Our focus is on the earlier diagnosis of cancer, improving diagnosis and treatment, and supporting people affected by cancer.

The North Central London Cancer Alliance is an NHS organisation that brings together patients,  hospital trusts, GPs, health service commissioners, and local authorities to improve cancer outcomes and care. We cover the  London boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington.

There are four main areas of work for the North Central London Cancer Alliance:

Prevention, awareness and screening

Providing public information and access to early interventions .

Diagnosis and treatment

Improving services and standards.

Personalised Cancer Care

Strategy for a patient-centred focus.

Primary Care

Working in partnership to develop and innovate.

Covid-19 and Cancer Care

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our focus has been on ensuring that cancer services are maintained so patients receive the most appropriate diagnostics or treatment in a timely manner. We are working with central and local NHS organisations, independent sector healthcare facilities, charities and patient groups to maintain cancer services and minimise the negative effects of the pandemic.

Recent Activities

NCL Cancer Awareness Campaign

North Central London Cancer Alliance is running a campaign to encourage anyone with cancer-related symptoms to contact…

YouScreen - HPV Self-Sampling

A number of GP practices across North Central and North East London are taking part in the YouScreen study, offering HPV…

Electronic Safety Netting Toolkit

We have created an electronic safety netting toolkit for cancer that can be used by GPs faced with various cancer-related clinical situations…

This website mainly provides information about our aims and work programmes for the North Central London Cancer Alliance’s colleagues, partners and stakeholders in health and social care.  We are committed to providing accessible information for members of the public who are looking for information about cancer and for people living with cancer. The small c website was created to offer useful information and signposting for anyone who wants to know more about cancer symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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