Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Meeting - 5th December 2013

County Durham & Darlington Cancer Patients & Carers Group

Agenda for Meeting on Thursday 5th December 2013
2.30 - 4.30 p.m. at Darlington Community Fire Station
off Park Place, Darlington (A167 inner bypass)
(free parking & entrance at the rear)

Refreshments available from 2.15 p.m. Patients and carers - please bring a contribution of Christmas food to share with our tea/coffee

1. Welcome

2. Apologies

3. Speakers:
·                 Deborah Robinson from St. Theresa's Hospice, Darlington – Family Support Services
·                 Michelle Thompson from Darlington CCG & Healthwatch - Patient & Public Engagement in Cancer

4. Minutes from last meeting (Thursday 12th September)

5. Matters Arising

6. Financial report/ Business cards – distribution (JS)

7. Dates, venues, speakers for 2014
    Possible dates: Thursdays - 6th March, 5th June, 4th September and 4th December
    (Please check your availability before the meeting, so we can decide if they are suitable)

8. FACT Awards Event Saturday 16th November (CS)

9. NCCC Nursing Conference (included neutropenic sepsis) Friday 29th November (CS)

10. Meeting with David Taylorgooby from DDES (Durham, Dales, Easington & Sedgefield)  
      CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) Thursday 28th November (Jeff & Clare Singleton)

11.Reports from:
·                    Support Groups (Sandy Allan, Nicky Morse)
·                    User Group for Northumbria (Tuesday 19th November) (Kath Wall)
·                    Network Service User Partnership Group (Tuesday 26th November) (Kath Wall)
·                    Cancer Locality Management Group (Friday 29th November) (Kath Wall)

12. AOB