Friday, January 2, 2015

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)


Welcome & Introductions


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 –

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.