Mac Voice Winter 2016
The quarterly magazine for Macmillan professionals
Meet Fran and John - Two Macmillan directors talk to Mac Voice about the new geographic teams.
New support centre under construction in Northern Ireland - A progress update on the Macmillan Support Centre at Altnagelvin.
Keeping the Macmillan connection - Four professionals talk about the benefits of joining the Macmillan Alumni.
Zahida Hussain talks about her role on the Macmillan Support Line.
Networking in Australia - The Head and Neck team from Calderdale and Huddersfield visited a conference in Melbourne to share best practice.
Trialling an Assistant Practitioner role - Rebecca Weller reviews a year-long pilot placing an AP within a specialist community Macmillan team.
Promoting physical activity - Justin Webb, Macmillan Physical Activity Engagement Manager, discusses the importance of being active for people living with cancer.
Becoming an Online Support Professional - A look at how cancer care professionals can provide information and support online.
The value of spiritual care - The Macmillan Information and Support Service in Cambridge has been working with Pastoral and Spiritual care to provide holistic, person-centred care.
Mindful compassion - Macmillan Social Care Coordinator Jan Bolton was part of the first group of professionals to train as Macmillan Mindful Compassion Facilitators.
In Focus: Face-to-face benefits advice
Macmillan and benefits advice - An overview of Macmillan's financial support offer.
An arm around people's shoulders - Karen Gough's benefits advice service was among the first in the UK to be funded by Macmillan.
Making benefits advice accessible to everyone in Northern Ireland - Macmillan is working with advice services to provide comprehensive welfare rights advice.
'Refer your patients to us' - That's the most important message that Tina Smith, Macmillan Welfare Benefits Manager in Neath Port Talbot, has for health and social care colleagues.
Speeding up benefit applications in Inverclyde - Jacqueline Coyle on how she is reducing waiting times for benefits.
Sharing Good Practice: Award-winning care
Recognising success - Chief Nursing Officer for NHS England Jane Cummings discusses the impact of award recognition.
Case study - Venetia Wynter Blyth, Lead Upper Gastro-intestinal Clinical Nurse Specialist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
Case study - Sarah Burton, Macmillan Lead Gynae-Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff.
Case study - Macmillan Partnership Support Services, Glasgow.
Case study - Kirsty McKay, Macmillan Uro-Oncology Project Nurse, Northern Health and Social Care Trust.