Mac Voice Autumn 2011
The magazine for Macmillan professionals.
Darja Brandenburg, Macmillan Clinical Psychologist, on sexuality and cancer.
Talented professionals pen reference book - A Macmillan Consultant Chemotherapy Nurse and Interim Head of Cancer Nursing share their experience of writing a text book on women's cancers.
Award-winning nursing - Tracey Coyne, Macmillan CNS in Palliative Care, wins a Nurse of the Year Award.
Parliamentary events help raise the profile of carers - This year Carers Week included two successful parliamentary events.
Monitoring the Cancer Drugs Fund - An update on the government fund aimed at improving treatment access.
Extending our reach - An independent evaluation of Macmillan's information sessions in Boots UK stores highlights the success of the initiative.
Building cancer care teams for the future - How Macmillan plans to develop the cancer workforce.
Political parties commit to better cancer care - How Macmillan's campaigning put cancer care on the map at this years national elections.
Kate Patience, Macmillan Allied Health Professional Lead for Essex Cancer Network.
Rolling out 23-hour ambulatory care - How East Midlands Cancer Network is redesigning the care pathway for breast surgery.
Piloting new support services - A survivorship project is supporting patients, families and carers living with and beyond cancer at the Mustard Tree Macmillan Centre.
Providing care with confidence - GP Facilitators DR John McPhee and Dr Neil Reynolds developed a successful online course to help GPs better manage palliative care symptoms.
Treating the effects of lymphoedema - The development of a lymphoedema rehabilitation scheme for people with head and neck cancer.
In focus: Relationships and sexuality
Let's talk - Macmillan Clinical Psychologist Darja Brandenburg gives advice and tips to help professionals talk about sexuality with their parents.
Sexual changes - Changes women may experience following pelvic radiotherapy and what can help.
Difficult decisions - The impact of having a radical prostatectomy.
Managing relationships after a cancer diagnosis - Sue Parks, Chief Executive at Relate Greater Manchester, on the service the charity is providing.
Psychosexual therapy - A sexual support service for people affected by cancer.
Sharing good practice
Part one - Treatment Summary: a tool to improve communication between cancer services and primary care.
Part two - A secondary care perspective.
Part three - A primary care perspective.
Part four - Policy.