Supporting People Who Have Received Treatment

The Pink Sister’s Cancer Journeys

Chemogiftbags is run by a small team and lets people in Berkshire who have Breast Cancer and are undertaking chemotherapy know that there are people who care.

Healthwatch Wokingham Borough commissioned Chemogiftbags to capture stories of those living in Wokingham Borough who have been through breast cancer treatment to find out about the ease of accessing information and services locally. The report can be reviewed here.

* Stratified Follow Up – Information for Primary and Secondary Care Teams

The implementation of stratified pathways tailored to individual needs offers huge benefits to patients. It can also provide benefits to the clinical team and services. The short film below details the range of benefits that  the introduction of stratified follow-up can bring and is aimed at primary and secondary care teams.

* Holistic Needs Assessment – Information for Patients

A Holistic Needs Assessment (HNA) is designed to support patients to think about key areas in their life and highlight if they have any particular worries or concerns. This assessment helps to ensure that patients receive the right support and advice that is tailored to their individual needs when they need it most.

This short animation has been produced for patients by the Northern Cancer Alliance to explain the benefits of completing a Health Needs Assessment.

* Living Well with Cancer – Information for patients

A healthy lifestyle can be beneficial to patients during and after treatment for cancer. This short animation film has been produced by the Northern Cancer Alliance to provide patients with some useful tips and ideas on how to develop healthy behaviours. It also lets them know where they can find additional helpful information.