Mac Voice Spring 2014
The quarterly magazine for Macmillan professionals.
Engaging communities - By Deirdre Henderson, Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service Manager.
We’re evolving our brand identity - Read about the refreshed Macmillan brand style.
Macmillan professional honoured by The Guardian - A Macmillan professional has been named runner up in The Society Guardian Public Servant of the Year Awards.
Move More Scotland - Find out about how the Move More Scotland programme is helping people affected by cancer stay active.
Updated Macmillan organiser available - How the Macmillan organiser can help.
Ovarian cancer top ten tips - GPs and people affected by cancer can download two separate top ten tips documents.
Scotland pharmacy service is first of its kind - Learn about the new Macmillan pharmacy service.
The rich picture of people affected by cancer - Get the real picture by downloading Rich picture reports.
Award for Associate Macmillan Development Manager - Nikola Hawkins wins this year's South West Radiographer of the Year.
Help us bring joy to children with a malignant brain tumour - Let families with a child who’s been affected by a malignant brain tumour know about the Tom's Gift scheme.
Help us to keep in touch - How you can keep us updated with your contact details.
Working with Boots to provide information and support in store - How Macmillan Support Services in North Tyneside have teamed up with Boots.
A new role in palliative care - A project where nurses have the option of being seconded into the palliative care team.
Radiotherapy rehabilitation: an update - How a multidisciplinary service is benefiting people with radiation-induced injuries.
Creating connections - Setting up a local online support group for men with testicular cancer.
Life stories - Sharing and recording biographical stories.
Meeting the six Cs - How a team has worked to meet the Compassion in Practice standards for nursing.
In focus: Cancer care in Wales
The first cancer patient experience survey in Wales - Susan Morris, Macmillan's General Manager for Wales.
Redesigning cancer care in Wales - A look at four projects that are changing the face of cancer services across Wales.
End of life care in Wales - How a new role is supporting the delivery of high quality and effective care.
Cancer rehabilitation - Helen Tyler discusses the role of the Therapies team at Velindre Cancer Centre and her work with the South Wales Cancer Network.
Improving communication skills
Text message support - Communicating with people affected by cancer via text message.
Sharing good practice
Setting up a physical activity service for people living with or beyond cancer
Evidence base - Professor Robert Thomas writes about the evidence for physical activity during and after cancer treatment.
Setting up a physical activity service for people living with or beyond cancer - Sarah Worbey, Physical Activity Integration Manager, outlines the Macmillan model for embedding physical activity into cancer care.
Policy - Policy documents relevant to this issue's Sharing good practice.
Resources - Physical activity resources for Macmillan health and social care professionals.