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71-75 Shelton Street,

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WC2H 9JQ

DHEZ Workshop: West Yorkshire Mobile Cancer Care Unit

This workshop aims to share 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 :-)

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.

Programme

Registration 09:30-10:00

Welcome

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

Lunch 12:30-13:30

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Accessibility

We’ve been awarded a Fairer Tech grant from doteveryone to make our events more accessible (woop woop!). If for any reason there are barriers to engaging in the community we invite anyone to apply for up to £30* per person per event to cover personal costs to improve this. The money can cover just about anything, including but not limited to child/other care, taxis if you’re not able-bodied, trains if you live out in the countryside, a live captioner, recording of the event or loss of earnings if you have a side job along your studies. Who are we to judge?! If you feel it’s a barrier, we agree too.

Simply fill out this VERY SHORT form and we’ll confirm the expense.