Friday 1st July 2016
Mac Voice, the magazine for Macmillan professionals: Summer 2016
Macmillan has a selection of resources available for health and social care professionals - they're all free and easy to order here.
Resources for patients
Planning your care and support: having a holistic needs assessment
This booklet for patients outlines the process of assessment and care planning, what to expect and what they can prepare for.
Order code: MAC12957
Get active, feel good exercise DVD
In this exercise to music DVD, cancer and fitness expert Dr Anna Campbell guides you through three exercise plans to complete at home. A booklet is provided with the DVD.
Order code: MAC14016
What to do after cancer treatment ends: 10 top tips
This leaflet helps patients get the support they need to lead as healthy and active a life as possible following cancer treatment.
Order code: MAC13615
Physical activity and cancer treatment
This booklet is written for people living with or after cancer who want to know more about the benefits of being physically active. It includes practical advice and useful organisations.
Order code: MAC12515
Resources for professionals
Treatment summary - user guide and templates
A user guide and templates for the Treatment Summary, providing information to help you implement this change, the rationale for data fields, READ codes and the template to use.
Order code: MAC13894
Assessment and care planning folder
This pack contains two triplicate pads for the assessment and the care plan, sufficient for 100 assessments. This enables the user to give a copy to the patient, a copy to the GP or audit, and place a copy in the medical records. Replacement pads are also available (separate order code).
Order code: MAC13689
After cancer treatment: a guide for professionals
This short guide is intended to accompany the Macmillan booklet, What to do after cancer treatment ends: 10 top tips. It explains why each of the 10 patient tips is important and provides practical ideas and suggestions for how healthcare professionals can support patient in their recovery from cancer.
Order code: MAC14302
The Recovery Package - Sharing good practice
The Recovery Package is a series of key interventions which, when delivered together, can greatly improve outcomes for people living with and beyond cancer. This document outlines the interventions, the evidence and how it improves care.
Order code: MAC15514
Treatment Summary Triplicate Pack
The pack contains a triplicate pad for the treatment summary. This enables secondary care to give a copy to the patient, a copy to the GP and keep a copy in secondary care records.
Order code: MAC15576
Replacement pads are also available. Order code: MAC15576_PADS
A LearnZone course about the Recovery package is available here.
Health and Wellbeing Event 'How To' Guide
Patient-facing leaflet about the Recovery Package and self-management
You can find a variety of useful videos on our website. These include videos about:
The Recovery Package.
Holistic Needs Assessment and Care Planning
Electronic Holistic Needs Assessment
Continue reading this issue of Sharing Good Practice
Introduction to Health and Wellbeing Events
Evaluating Health and Wellbeing Events
The evidence base for Health and Wellbeing Events
Case Studies: Health and Wellbeing Events
Policy: Health and Wellbeing Events