Treating and Caring for the Cancer Patient

Views and Experiences of Health and Social Care in Northamptonshire: Cancer, Diabetes, Dementia

Healthwatch Northamptonshire’s annual ‘Make Your Voice Count’ campaign saw 1,098 people successfully complete and return a qualifying survey detailing their own or a family member’s experiences of local services and their views on how things could be made better.

Part of the survey was commissioned by Nene Clinical Commissioning Group to find out about local people’s experiences of diabetes, cancer, and dementia services. It also served to find out people’s thoughts on what would improve their experience of health and social care, would help support people with long term conditions, and would help people to be better informed. This report focuses on these sections of the survey and can be viewed here.

Patient Experience Review of Cancer Services in Cumbria

This report provides a summary of the research findings and analysis undertaken by Healthwatch Cumbria (HWC) in relation to the delivery of cancer services in the county.

Healthwatch embarked on a programme of engagement and research to gain an understanding of the key concerns raised by patients and to compare performance against national targets, where available. View the report here.

Acute Oncology

This one day masterclass will explore the challenges of acute oncology and how the input of the specialist teams can improve the patient experience and help to reduce emergency admissions.

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Genomics in Nursing and Midwifery Masterclass – Manchester 16th October 2019.

Target audience: Directors of Nursing, Heads of Midwifery and Senior Nurse Leaders click here for more information