Monday, January 28, 2013

AGM & Meeting - 14th March 2013

Notice of meetings to be held on

14th March 2013,     1.30 – 4.30pm

at Durham Amateur Rowing Club,
City Boathouse, Green Lane, Durham DH1 3JU

Agenda for the AGM (1.30 – 2.00pm)
  1. Apologies
  2. Annual Report
  3. Financial Report & Audited Accounts 
  4. New ‘Terms of Reference’
  5. Appointment of Representatives for the:
  6. NECN – Network Service User Partnership Group (3 reps, 4 meetings a year)
  7. Cancer Locality Management Group for CD&D (3 reps, 6 meetings a year)
  8. Election of Officers (Chair, Secretary, Treasurer)
  9. Minutes of the last meeting (1st November 2012)
  10. Matters Arising
  11. Any Other Business  

         [N.B. Written reports from the NECN, CLMG, support groups will be included in the minutes]

2.00 - 2.30pm
refreshments and chat

Agenda for Presentations (2.30 - 4.30pm)

A brief introduction about the Group being a locality group for the North of England Cancer Network (NECN), our role, the work we do and how to get involved.
A talk by chemotherapy and acute oncology staff about chemotherapy services, acute oncology services and neutropenic sepsis. Time for questions at the end.
An explanation about the 'Five Senses Survey' carried out by patients and carers in chemotherapy units e.g. what it involves and the value of the survey to staff and users.
Macmillan Cancer Information Services staff to discuss their service, developments and the value of volunteers.
Closing remarks, thanking people for attending, asking for comments on how services could be improved, reminding them about our next business meeting (Thursday 23rd May, 6.30-8.30 at Durham Rowing Club).
An opportunity to socialise/discuss with professionals and other attendees.