Mac Voice Autumn 2014
Sharing good practice
Acute oncology services - Five acute oncology nurses in different parts of England describe how their services have developed.
The case for acute oncology - The background to acute oncology and the evidence available for this emerging area of care.
Financial support - Neal Southwick, Macmillan Financial Support Programme Lead, on the financial impact of cancer and the services Macmillan offers to help.
Macmillan Coaching Programme - Read about professional coaching, the new addition to Macmillan's learning and development programme.
Help us develop products for you - Join the review panel to help Macmillan refine and develope products which will be useful in your daily work.
Post-surgery lingerie from Marks and Spencer - Marks and Spencer and Breakthrough Breast Cancer offer post-surgery lingerie for women who have been through breast cancer treatment.
A competence framework for nurses - Macmillan has produced a competence framework for nurses, identifying core domains of care.
Not Alone campaign success - An interview with Macmillan TV advert star and Gynae Oncology Nurse Practitioner Vikki Jones.
Walking works - A new report from Walking for Health, the scheme run jointly by Macmillan and The Ramblers.
Improving lung cancer pathways - An innovative lung cancer pathway at Northampton General Hospital.
Telemedicine in Wales - Macmillan has invested £250,000 in telemedicine in Wales, helping people access speech and language therapy remotely.
Physical activity and palliative care - A team from NHS Tayside has won a prestigious Physical Activity and Health Alliance award from NHS Scotland.
Supporting end of life choices - More than 70 professionals in Dudley have been trained as Palliative Care Champions.
Glenn Dawson, Macmillan Advice Worker on the benefits advice and other wide-ranging support he provides to people affected by cancer.
Listening to service users - Macmillan Excellence Award Winner Ben Heyworth on involving people who have had cancer in survivorship projects.
Torfaen libraries - How libraries are providing information and support in Torfaen, North Wales.
Dental care for people with head and neck cancer - Imogen Wood, currently one of only two Macmillan Dental Therapist posts in the UK, on her innovative role.
Introducing new drugs into a service - Rachel Duncan on the challenges involved in introducing new drugs into a service.
A day in the life of a service development team - How the West Midlands Service Development team are developing new services and engaging with existing services in their region.
Raising standards in information and support - The Improvement Team explain how they are helping Macmillan's information and support services to achieve the highest standards.
In focus: Financial support
Financial guidance from Macmillan - Macmillan can help people affected by cancer make sense of personal finance issues like pensions, insurance and mortgages, as Craig Syme explains
Citizens Advice and Macmillan - In Northern Ireland, Macmillan and Citizens Advice are working together to provide benefits advice.
Personal Independence claim forms for professionals - A new form, exclusively for Macmillan professionals, aims to help you support terminally ill people with cancer in claiming the Personal Independence Payment benefit.