Blog / cancer / patient engagement / patient involvement

Macmillan Cancer Voices Conference

Originally posted on Older People Living with Cancer:
Kathleen Gillett from Dorset Cancer Advocacy and I were at Macmillan’s Cancer Voices Conference over the weekend. Cancer Voices is the name Macmillan gives to the many people affected by cancer who become involved with Macmillan in giving something back; they’re trying to improve cancer care for…

Blog / Directors of Public Health / Press Release / public health

Public health matters: new blog launched

“PHE’s first posts reflect on completing the public health family and Professor Kevin Fenton’s 10 principles for great health marketing.” Read a government press release here: View the blog here: Continue reading

asthma / Blog / communication / copd / GPs / Horizon Scannning / Journal Article / practice nurses

The SIMPLE approach to asthma consultations

Originally posted on COPD Horizon Scanning:
Source: Nurse Prescribing, 2013, vol. 11 no. 6 pgs.292-97 Follow this link to the abstract Date of Publication: 2013 In a Nutshell: This article looks at the essential elements of a consultation using the SIMPLE acronym (stop smoking, inhalers, monitoring, pharmacology, lifestyle and education) approach.  Developed by a consultant pharmacist…

Blog / Horizon Scannning / medical education / patient safety / trainers / training

Engaging senior doctors in patient safety training

Originally posted on Patient Safety Horizon Scanning:
Source:  The Health Foundation Follow this link for item Date of publication:  July 2013 Publication type:  News item In a nutshell:  In an article entitled, “Building capacity and capability for patient safety education: a train-the-trainers programme for senior doctors”, the authors explore engaging senior doctors in patient safety training, as both…