Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Meeting - 26th February 2015

Meeting of the County Durham & Darlington 
Cancer Patients & Carers Group 

Thursday 26th February 2015, 6.30 – 8.30pm

Darlington Fire Station (Hackworth Room)
St. Cuthbert’s Way, Darlington, DL1 5LN
(free parking & entrance at the rear – off Park Place)

Agenda for the AGM (6.30 – 7.00pm)

Welcome & Introductions


Minutes of last AGM (6th March 2014) – to be agreed

Annual Report

Financial Report & Audited Accounts 

Election of Officers (Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer)

Appointment of Representatives for the:
Network – Network Service User Partnership Group (max. 3 reps, 4 meetings a year)
Cancer Locality Management Group for CD&D (max. 3 reps, 6 meetings a year)

 Any Other Business 

Visiting Speaker

7pm Barbara Convery (Macmillan Patient Experience Project Manager at the Network) will talk 
about her role and ideas for patient/carer involvement in the future.

Business Agenda - items to discuss

Work Plan for 2015 - Five Senses Survey & Wig Review
Patient Leader Course (CS)
NSUPG meeting/training event (CS)
  • Report from other groups:
  • Durham & District Women’s Cancer Support Group (SA)
  • Lung Cancer Support Group (CS)
  • Cancer Locality Management Group meeting (Friday 30th January 2015)
  • Northumbria & North Tyneside Cancer Service User Group meeting (CS & JS)
  • Database at Network (CS) 
  • Network Site Specific Group/Network Cross Cutting Group meetings (MR, KW, CS)
  • Healthwatch (MR)


Minutes from the meeting held on 28th August 2014 will be ratified at the business meeting in May.