Mac Voice Winter 2015
40 years of Macmillan professionals - Macmillan CEO, Lynda Thomas, marks the occasion.
Working through cancer - Macmillan has resources to help you have supportive conversations about work.
Personalised information for Scotland - Your views are wanted on the Cancer Zone website.
Your thoughts on writing for Mac Voice - Results of our contributors survey.
The first Macmillan Alumni Congress - The first National Macmillan Alumni Congress was held in Manchester in September.
Cherith Semple - Cherith is the Royal College of Nursing’s Northern Ireland Nurse of the Year for 2015.
Creating a Scottish community of influence - Alan Gow on putting people affected by cancer at the heart of user involvement activity.
‘We don’t talk any more’ - This has sometimes been the message between generalists and specialists. But as Lorraine Sloan explains, Macmillan is building bridges.
Pancreatic cancer - Three Macmillan professionals discuss pancreatic cancer, their roles, and initiatives they have introduced to improve care.
Welfare rights - Melvyn Norris, Macmillan Citizens Advice Team Leader in Somerset, calls for your support in referring people to your local benefits advice service.
Arts for well-being - The organisation Room For You links artists and counsellors to run therapy sessions.
Understanding clinical trials - Ami Salter researched local provision of clinical trials information.
In Focus: Creating patient information for everyone
Equal access to health information - We need to make sure people with particular needs don’t lack information about cancer, Abigail Howse writes.
Facing cancer as a deaf person - Abigail Howse, Macmillan Quality and Improvement Officer, recently visited the charity DEAFvibe in Staffordshire to find out what it’s like to go through cancer if you are deaf.
Supporting patients whose first language is not English - Urology nurse Kathleen MacKenzie on her experiences of using translation services.
Using video to reach more people - Videos are a great way to reach a range of audiences with information, writes Abi Delderfield, Macmillan Quality and Improvement Lead.
Sharing Good Practice: Psychological support
Part 1: Psychological support - Dr Anne Johnson, Macmillan Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Velindre Cancer Centre.
Part 2: Evidence base - Janice Rees, Macmillan Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.
Part 3: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy - Dr Claire Delduca, Macmillan Clinical Psychologist, Velindre NHS Trust.
Part 4: Helping parents with cancer support their children - Dr Claire Delduca, Macmillan Clinical Psychologist, Velindre NHS Trust.
Part 5: How a clinical psychologist can support shared decision-making - Dr Rachel Criddle, Macmillan Clinical Psychologist, Cwm Taf University Health Board.
Part 6: Psychological supervision for staff - Dr Rachel Criddle, Macmillan Clinical Psychologist, Cwm Taf University Health Board.
Part 7: Extend your psychological support skills - Resources and training for professionals.