Continue to invest in reducing the avoidable causes of cancer and support cancer survivors to lead a healthy lifestyle
Continue to invest in raising awareness of cancer signs and symptoms and providing support to primary care to encourage earlier presentation and referral, particularly in the more deprived parts of the city.
Maintain continued implementation of the former Sussex Cancer Network’s delivery plans. The responsibility for continued delivery of these actions has now passed to the NHS England Area Team, and it will be important to ensure full engagement of NHS England in the Health and Wellbeing Board’s strategic plans.
Externally evaluate the cancer health promotion service.
Work with NHS England to explore options for increasing screening uptake for the three NHS cancer screening programmes
Evaluate and review the health promotion service provided by Sussex Community Trust
Work with NHS England to set local improvement targets for the next three years and monitor annually focusing on those populations and groups, and GP practices, where rates are lowest