Mac Voice Winter 2014
Sharing good practice
Introduction to eHNA and care planning - Jackie Rowe describes the background behind developing an electronic tool for Holistic Needs Assessment (eHNA).
Transforming care using eHNA - Amanda Watson explains the development and testing of eHNA.
Developing the eHNA - Andrew Brittle looks at the technical development of eHNA and how information governance (IG) has informed it so far.
Evaluating the eHNA - Leighton Mitchell looks at the evaluation of the eHNA programme so far.
Evidence base for eHNA - Noëline Young describes the evidence that supports the change towards using eHNA rather than a paper format.
eHNA case studies - Nicola Easton and Paul Worrall describe their experience of being among the first sites to test the concept of eHNA.
eHNA policy - How eHNA supports the NHS's objective to be paperless by 2018.
Resources - Macmillan resources for health and social care professionals.
A message from Ciarán - After seven years as Chief Executive of Macmillan Cancer Support, Ciarán Devane is moving on.
New mobile app - We've launched My Organiser, a brand new mobile app for people affected by cancer.
Rich Pictures updated - Macmillan has updated its suite of Rich Pictures reports about people living with cancer.
Guides to help you support men with erectile dysfunction - In partnership with Prostate Cancer UK, Macmillan has developed two new guides on how to manage erectile dysfunction following surgery, radiotherapy and hormone therapy.
Help people engage with their care - Macmillan has created Your Cancer Care to encourage people affected by cancer to engage with their treatment and care.
Transforming Care After Cancer Treatment - Gordon McLean talks about a Scottish initiative which recognises that cancer care should not stop when treatment ends.
The Macmillan Excellence Awards 2014 - Read about the pioneering teams and individuals who delivered the highest standards of care for people affected by cancer.
Emyr Jones, Macmillan Palliative Care Pharmacist, on his role in primary care and the initiatives he has helped to implement in Wales.
Being a Boots Macmillan Information Pharmacist - Helen Cooke, a Boots Macmillan Information Pharmacist in Lincolnshire, shares her thoughts about the role.
The End of Life Academy - Bev Clark, Macmillan Practice Development Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care at City Health Care Partnership CIC, describes her team's success in providing palliative care training to community nurses.
The University College London Hospitals Trust Cancer CNS Forum - Kay Eaton, Elizabeth Lank and Alison Hill on a community of practice that is helping cancer nurses work together.
Advocacy for older people - The Older People’s Advocacy Alliance (OPAAL UK) and Macmillan have been piloting peer support programmes for older people affected by cancer.
Counselling from Macmillan - Amy Guest, Macmillan Regional Communications Officer for London and South East England, speaks with two Macmillan Counsellors at a new service in Colchester.
In Focus: Cancer care in Scotland
Improving the Cancer Journey - Sandra McDermott writes about a service in Glasgow which is helping people with cancer access whatever types of support they need.
The Macmillan Nutrition Project - Debbie Provan, Macmillan Project Lead Dietitian for NHS Ayrshire and Arran, on improving nutritional care for people with cancer.
Move More Scotland - Dr Anna Campbell on the delivery of physical activity programmes for people affected by cancer.