DHEZ Workshop: West Yorkshire Mobile Cancer Care Unit
Time & Location
About the Event
This event is in partnership with DHEZ Academic at the University of Bradford
Purpose of the workshop:
To learn about the work of the West Yorkshire Mobile Cancer Care Unit: a joint project between the cancer charity Hope for Tomorrow and Airedale NHS Foundation Trust.
Mobile Cancer Care Unit:
This is a truck (approx. 6 car parking widths) which has been kitted with 4 treatment chairs to provide chemotherapy to people nearer their homes. It is maintained by Hope for Tomorrow and is supported by a Nurses’ Support Vehicle which takes the nursing teams to where the MCCU is going to located for the day e.g. supermarket car park.
Our workshop will tell the story of how the MCCU came to be and how the people involved in its development made this work: changing the way that cancer care can be delivered.
10:00-10:10 Introduction to DHEZ - Dr Samar Betmouni, Director DHEZ Academic
10:10-10:20 Introduction to OneHealthTech - Louise Sinclair, Founder OneHealthTech
West Yorkshire Mobile Cancer Care Unit
10:20-11:00 The journey to getting a MCCU
- Patricia Dyminski, Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist: Haematology/Oncology/Chemotherapy
- Ian Donoghue, Patient Service Manager
- Carl Booth, Senior cancer Pharmacist
11:00-11:15 Insight from staff who work on the MCCU TBC
11:15-11:30 Insights from a patient who has used MCCU TBC
11:30-11:45 Q&A - Chaired by Dr Betmouni
11:45-12:30 Tours of MCCU Led by MCCU staff; DHEZ Academic Car Park
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