April 2014 meeting

Asian Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting

Friday 4th April 2014, The Nightingale Centre and Genesis Prevention Centre

Wythenshawe Hospital, UHSM NHS Foundation trust

Programme (click here to download):

1.00 pm           Tea, coffee and light refreshments, meet/greet and networking

1.45 pm           Welcome and Introduction: NoraAnn Heery, Deputy CEO UHSM NHS Foundation Trust

1.55pm            Primary Care and Wider Stakeholders Support: Dr Kailash Chand, Deputy Chair BMA Council

2.05 pm           Update from Focus Group on the ‘Be Clear on Breast Cancer Campaign’. Jo Farrington, Quality Improvement Programme Lead (Cancer) Greater Manchester, Lancashire & South Cumbria SCN and Senate NHS England (Greater Manchester) (download presentation)

  1. 30 pm Using Multilingual multimedia tools for improving communication with Asian women attending for breast screening: Further Update

2.40 pm           Patient/ Carer Presentation

3.10 pm           Case for Dedicated Moving Forward Support for Asian Breast Cancer Survivors: Professor Anil Jain, Consultant Radiologist

3.30 pm           How can we make a supportive and educational programme for breast cancer patients who have finished treatment accessible to women from different ethnic and social backgrounds? Dr Judith Offman, Intervention Research Manager, Breast Cancer Care (download presentation)

3.50 pm           A telephone reminder intervention to improve breast screening information and access. Dr Judith Offman, Intervention Research Manager, Breast Cancer Care (download presentation)

4.10 pm           Cultural Humility: A New Approach to Cross Cultural Communication Skills Training: A short video by Professor Vivian Chevaz

4.30 pm           Myths about Radiotherapy in Breast Cancer Treatment: Dr Brian Magee, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Christie Hospital

5.00 pm           Vote of thanks: Professor Anil Jain & Mr Lester Barr

Eligible for 3 Category 1 CPD Credits by RCR


In partnership with: University Hospital of South Manchester, Genesis Prevention Centre. 

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