October 2014 meeting

Asian Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting

Friday 17th October 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: Dr Atilla Vegh, CEO UHSM

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

2.00 pm     Addressing Health Inequalities in the Current NHS: RT Hon Andy Bumham MP, Member of Parliament for Leigh and Shadow Secretary of State for Health

2.40 pm     Words of Encouragement and Support: Felicity Goodey CBE, Chair USHM

3.00 pm     Short Break

3.10 pm     Comparison of Prognostic Indicators in Symptomatic and Screen Detected Breast Cancer in Asian and Caucasian Women: Andrew Steele, Anil Jain, Phil Foden (download presentation)

3.25 pm     Comparison of Mastectomy and Reconstruction Rates in Asian and Caucasian Women with Breast Cancer: Navneet Randhawa, Anil Jain, Sigrid Whiteside (download presentation)

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

3.55 pm     Patients/ Carers Presentation / Update from other Regions in the UK

4.10 pm     Breast Care Nurse Perspective: How can we help the Group with its Objectives? Fiona Oregan, Breast Care Nurse Specialist

4.20 pm     Why should you attend your Breast Screening appointment? Stephen Duffy, Professor of Cancer Screening, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, London (download presentation)

5.00 pm     Feedback and evaluation; Vote of Thanks:   Anil Jain & Lester Barr



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

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