Breast Awareness Poster

What is it:  ‘Not just a lump poster’ from Breast Cancer Care Of interest to:  All Staff Summary:  As part of Breast Awareness, the follow poster highlights the fact that not all breast cancers show as lumps and that not all lumps are breast cancer. This resource can be very […]

Pilgrims Hospices Therapy Centres

What is it:  Pilgrims Wellbeing and Social Programme Of interest to:  Clinical Staff . Pilgrims Hospices in East Kent offer The Wellbeing and Social Programme for patients who have a life limiting illness, not just cancer. They run therapeutic programmes for breathless management, fatigue management, exercise, falls, social programmes, advanced […]

Family History and Genetics in Cancer

What is it:  Family History and Genetics app and cancer risk assessment and referral guidance Of interest to:  Clinical Staff . The family History Clinical Nurse Specialist will be talking to Practice Nurses as part of the Macmillan Practice Nurse Course. There is also a cancer genetics app and a […]

Cancer Talk – March 2018 edition

What is it:  Cancer Talk newsletter – March 2018 edition Of interest to:  All Staff Summary:  Topics covered:  Meet the Macmillan Team, Eating Well with Cancer, Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Marie Curie Nurses, National No Smoking Day . Cancer Talk March 2018 Attachments referenced: Royal Marsden ‘Eating well with cancer’ […]

Waiting Times for Community Orthopaedics

What is it:  Waiting time for community orthopaedics Of interest to:  All Staff Summary:  If you are referring to the Collaborative Orthopaedic Triage Centre (COT) via ERS you may see the indicative waiting times below.  These are incorrect waiting times and do not correlate to true waits. These waits will […]

111 Resources

What is it:  111 Resources Of interest to:  All Staff Summary:  Helping patients find the right service . You may have already heard about the directory of service (DoS) which underpins NHS 111 – it makes sure that NHS 111 directs callers to the right service, first time.  But the […]

Interruption to E-referral Service

What is it:  Interruption to e-referral Service 29th March – 4th April 2018 Of interest to:  All Clinical and admin staff Summary:  East Kent Hospitals is currently in the process of preparing for the installation of a new Allscripts patient administration system (PAS) which will go-live within the Trust on […]