Monday 3rd December 2012
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Continue reading Sharing good practice
Part one - Holistic needs assessment and care planning
An introduction by Noëline Young.
Part two - Secondary care perspective
Dr Alastair Smith, Honorary Consultant Haematologist and Clinical Adviser for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Part three - Test site perspective
Louise Smith, Cancer Information Specialist and Centre Manager and Ipswich Project Lead for Survivorship
Part four - Evidence base
Anne Wilkinson, National Improvement Lead, NHS Improvement
Part five - Policy
Relevant policy documents.
Part six - Resources