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Elaine McNish, Macmillan Physical Activity Manager, on getting active. |
Macmillan adopts new walking scheme| - Macmillan has teamed up with walking charity The Ramblers to take over the Walking for Health Scheme.
Vocational rehabilitation project report |- The National Cancer Survivorship Initiative has released a final report on its vocational rehabilitation project.
Get active, feel good| - A new physical activity project funded by Macmillan in Shropshire, 'Get Active, Feel Good', will see advisers helping people develop personal, sustainable exercise plans.
Volunteer group recognised for helping the bereaved| - A group of volunteers helping people through bereavement has been named Volunteer Group of the Year 2011 by the Northumberland Volunteer Centre.
2012 IJPN award winners| - Macmillan professionals were celebrated in this year's International Journal of Palliative Nursing Awards.
Top honour for Macmillan nurse| - A Macmillan nurse has been awarded The Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Award for outstanding service.
Boots pharmacists join the team at Macmillan| - Macmillan has arrived at an exciting stage of its partnership with Boots.
New quality standards for information and support| - Macmillan has developed a set of standards called Macmillan Quality in Information and Support Services (MQuISS).
Financial guidance service expands |- The financial guidance service piloted by Macmillan and the Royal Bank of Scotland Group is now available to everyone affected by cancer.
Media advice| - A Macmillan CNS spent four days at the BBC advising on a storyline for EastEnders.
Liz Darlison, Nurse Consultant, Mesothelioma UK| - Liz talks about the development of Mesothelioma UK.
Survivorship abroad| - Macmillan professional Charlie Ewer-Smith on the benefits of going on a travelling fellowship.
Workplace support |- Phil Hanns discusses how Durham County Council is helping local employers support staff affected by cancer.
Adding value to services| - Genevieve Murphy, Macmillan Senior Learning and Development Manager, explains how 'lean thinking' is helping professionals transform the patient pathway.
Student nursing education| - Karen Orr shares details of a pilot placement scheme to prepare student nurses to deliver cancer care.
Implementing non-medical prescribing| - Independent non-medical prescribing has improved efficiency and patient care for a community-based nursing team.
Gaming technology in palliative care| - Mandy Trickett, Macmillan Specialist Physiotherapist, finds interactive video games help people in palliative care stay active.
Catch of the day| - Yvonne McKenna tries her hand at fly fishing as part of a unique rehabilitation programme for women affected by breast cancer.
Reduced function |- Haemato-oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist Anne Higgins discusses the importance of physical and functional well-being for people with multiple myleoma.
Tailored exercise| - Anna Binks, Macmillan Survivorship Programme Manager, on the success of a 12-week exercise programme for people living with cancer.
Section 1 - Developing a rehabilitation programme for people with cancer| - Sandra White, Nurse Consultant, discusses the development, evaluation and sustainability of a 12-week cancer rehabilitation programme in Scotland.
Section 2 - Evidence base| - Sue Acreman, Consultant Practitioner in cancer rehabilitation, appraises the current available literature relating to the pilot programme.
Section 3 - Policy| - relevant policy documents
Section 4 - Further information |
Section 5 - References|
Rosie Cotter, Managing Editor
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