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)

2.30-2.40
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.
2.40-3.20
A talk by chemotherapy and acute oncology staff about chemotherapy services, acute oncology services and neutropenic sepsis. Time for questions at the end.
3.20-3.30
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.
3.30-3.50
Macmillan Cancer Information Services staff to discuss their service, developments and the value of volunteers.
3.50-4.00
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).
4.00-4.30
An opportunity to socialise/discuss with professionals and other attendees.