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Rosie Cotter, Managing Editor, on celebrating excellence|.
Piloting a new role to manage late effects| - The Survivorship Project Team at the Christie Hospital in Manchester is testing a new role to assess and manage care for people presenting with late effects.
Gaps found in children's knowledge of cancer| - A poll by Macmillan suggests that while most children know someone who has been diagnosed with cancer, few understand what it is or why it occurs.
Pioneering quality care| - Susan Morris, Macmillan Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, has won the UK Pioneers of Care Award for her work in educating the public about dying.
Glasgow libraries offer cancer information and support| - Macmillan cancer information and support services will be introduced in libraries across Glasgow.
Update on the Acorn Approach| - The Acorn Approach at Oakhaven hospice has developed in a number of ways since it featured in Mac Voice in spring.
Bridging the gap| - Social worker Jack Holt shares his experience of volunteering for the Macmillan Solutions scheme.
Help Macmillan support more carers| - We need your help to let carers know that the Macmillan team is here to support them.
Jan Bolton, Macmillan Social Care Coordinator, talks about her unique role|.
Steps to help| - Professor Rosemary Richardson discusses the development of a new approach to supported self-management.
Exercising changes| - Erin Baker and Diane Morgan discuss the success of using the Lebed method - a theraputic movement programme.
Dramatherapy - a psychological therapy| - A unique six-week programme is helping people with brain tumours express themselves through creativity.
Living with a laryngectomy| - A team of Macmillan professionals and local support groups created two successful films about the issues people face following a laryngectomy.
Nutritional support| - A change to dietary protocol improves recovery after surgical resection of oesophageal cancer.
Rapid referral| - The Early Presentation of Cancer Programme (EPOC) is training GPs to use a rapid referral guidance tool developed by Macmillan.
Thinking positively about work| - Dr Gail Eva, Research Fellow at University College London, says work should be discussed with patients from diagnosis onwards.
Improving information provision| - Susan Llewelyn, Macmillan Information and Support Facilitator, on the achievements of a new information and support centre in south Wales.
Training to deliver good nutritional care| - Debbie Provan, Macmillan Project Lead Dietitian, shares the development and success of an award-winning nutritional education programme.
Holistic needs assessment and care planning - introduction |- Nöeline Young, Project Manager, National Cancer Survivorship Initiative, explains the importance of assessment and care planning and recent developments.
A secondary care perspective| - By Dr Alaistair Smith, Honorary Consultant Haemotologist and Clinical Adviser for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Test site perspective| - Louise Smith, Cancer Information Specialist and Centre Manager and Ipswich Project Lead for Survivorship, discusses Ipswich Hospital's involvement as a test site.
Evidence base| - Anne Wilkinson, National Improvement Lead, NHS Improvement, explains that while many organisations are starting to implement a more structured approach to assessment and care planning, we are still a long way from widespread use.
Policy |- Relevant policy documents for this Sharing good practice.
Resources| - Relevant resources.
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