Friday, January 2, 2015

Dates of meetings - 2015



County Durham & Darlington Cancer Patients & Carers Group

Meetings in 2015

Date
Time
Venue
Speaker
Thursday 26th February
6.30 – 8.30pm
(AGM 6.30-7.00)
Darlington Fire Station
St. Cuthbert’s Way
Darlington
DL1 5LN

Barbara Convery (Macmillan Patient Experience Project Manager at the Network) 


Thursday 21st May
6.30 – 8.30pm

Sniperley Fire Station
Lanchester Road
Durham
DH1 5RA

Andrea Williams (Macmillan Development Manager)
Overview of Macmillan; the role of a Development Manager; funding; and current work being undertaken to improve the lives of those affected by cancer in County Durham and Darlington.
Thursday 20th August
6.30 – 8.30pm

Sniperley Fire Station
Lanchester Road
Durham
DH1 5RA


Thursday 22nd October
6.30 – 8.30pm

Sniperley Fire Station
Lanchester Road
Durham
DH1 5RA



Refreshments available 10 minutes before the start of the meetings

Meeting - 4th December - CANCELLED

Meeting - 28th August 2014

County Durham & Darlington Cancer Patients’ & Carers’ Group
Meeting on Thursday 28th August 2014
6.30 – 8.30 p.m.

at All Saints Catholic Church Parish Centre, Kitswell Road, Lanchester DH7 0JH 
(car park & entrance to centre at rear)
 (Refreshments available)

Agenda

Welcome & Introductions

Apologies 

Speaker – Trish Greensmith from The Chyrelle Addams Cancer Trust

Minutes of last meeting (29th May 2014) 

Matters Arising

Financial report (JS) & future travel claims 

Fast Focus Events 

Macmillan Support & User Group Event on Tuesday 14th October at the Radisson Hotel in Durham for 
organisers of  support groups & user involvement (MR & SA to attend)

NHS Citizen and NHS People Bank – email from Anne Richardson at the Network

New Network website – http://www.nescn.nhs.uk?

Network Conference in 2015

Ideas for speakers, venues, times etc. for 2015 programme

News from other groups:
  • Support groups (SA)
  • Cancer Locality Management Group (25th July 2014) (MR)
  • Network Service User Partnership Group (12th August 2014) (MR)
        Any Other Business


Next meeting is on Thursday 4th December in the Brown Room at the Pioneering Care Centre, Carer’s Way, Newton Aycliffe, Co. Durham DL5 4SF. The speaker is Andrea Williams (Macmillan Development Manager) who will give an overview of Macmillan, her role, and work being undertaken to improve the lives of those affected by cancer in County Durham & Darlington.