Coding and safety netting in the context of cancer

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Suitable for:

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals

Format: E-Learning

Attaining quality in coding and safety netting to support earlier diagnosis of cancer in primary care.

An e learning course which is primarily aimed at GPs and GP trainees, however other primary care clinical staff may find it valuable too. The content of this course is designed to improve the clinician's quality of coding and safety netting in the context of cancer.

The aims of the course are:

  • To be aware of the clinical and non-clinical implications of coding.
  • To raise awareness of the benefits of coding and safety netting in improving clinical care, diagnosis and community management of individuals with cancer and other long term conditions.
  • To gain skills in high quality coding and electronic methods of safety netting within everyday clinical practice.

What does it contain?

The course comprises of video introductions, a section summarising the theory of coding and safety netting and 5 interactive case studies.

The content of this course is based on information in the:

Guide to Quality Coding and Safety Netting in the Context of Cancer.


This course has been accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners.

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