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The mobile units bringing cancer care to the patient

Tina Seymour, CEO at charity, Hope for Tomorrow, looks at how mobile cancer care units are supporting NHS Trusts, and ‘revolutionising how life-saving treatment is delivered to communities thanks to digital innovation’.

The move to digital transformation is providing a vital gateway to accessible cancer care in the community, enabling more patients to spend significantly less time attending hospital-based appointments. It is, however, only at the beginning in terms of what remote technology can offer the healthcare sector in the years to come. There is also game-changing potential in its role to offer cancer care to communities that are often hard to reach – whether it be facilitating educational and support sessions within a community that allow NHS staff to provide life-saving information, such as self-examination guidance from specialist breast care nurses, or urology clinicians hosting catheterisation sessions for patients.

Hope for Tomorrow’s recent launch of its fourteenth mobile cancer care unit (MCCU) (HEJ – January 2022) heralded a significant feat in next generation stateof-the-art healthcare innovation, and signalled a new chapter in the way

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