Wolverhampton PACT Achievements

  • Created Wolverhampton cancer website
  • Successfully lobbied for Macmillan Information Centre
  • Creation of patient information sub group
  • Successfully lobbying for sentinel node biopsy service for breast patients
  • Designed a personal patient diary supplied to each new cancer patient at new cross
  • Counselling trial in the Deansely Centre
  • Commissioning a research project into ‘How cancer gets referred in primary care’. Presenting the results to the national development project team
  • Involved in the palliative care and end of life pathways
  • Designing a welcome pack for new members
  • Successfully lobbying for a psychological service at New Cross Hospital
  • Ongoing survey and evaluation of cancer patients
  • Have increased the patient profile with health care  professionals
  • Represent cancer patient views
  • Assist and improve many clinical pathways

In April 2019, PACT conducted a survey in the Deanseley Cancer Treatment Centre at the request of Tracey Weetman, Nurse Consultant in Cancer Care. This was to try and determine why patients did not always turn up for appointments. As summary of the results is shown here Deanseley Survey.

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