October 2015 meeting

Asian Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting

Friday 9th October 2015, 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: Mandy Bailey Chief Nurse UHSM

1.55 pm     How we can raise Asian BME breast cancer awareness much more widely? Jagtar Singh OBE, Chair Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust

2.25 pm     Healthwatch Perspective: Dr Kailash Chand OBE, Chair Healthwatch Tameside

2.35 pm     Harnessing power of social media in raising breast cancer awareness. Dr Amir Hannan, GP and Jo Taylor, Patient & Creator of After Breast Cancer Diagnosis (download presentation)

3.00 pm     Short Break

3.15 pm     Impact of Deprivation and Ethnicity on Breast Screening Uptake in the North West of England: Anil Jain, Consultant Radiologist (download presentation).

3.30 pm     Update from the Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Strategic Group: Dr Abdul Razzaq, Director of Public Health Trafford Council & Chair of North West Directors of Public Health (download presentation)

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

4.00 pm     Supporting new breast cancer patients & survivors at the Nightingale Centre: Dr Anneela Saleem GP (download presentation); Liz Leaver Hospital Chaplain & Breast Care Nurse Specialist (download presentation)

4:30 pm Addressing Global Health Inequalities: Professor Mukesh Kapila CBE, Professor of Global Health & Humanitarian Affairs, Executive Director, Office for Global Health, University of Manchester, UK

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

Eligible for 3 Category 1 RCR CPD Credits

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

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