Village of Haddenham

Improving Cancer Care

Home » News » Improving Cancer Care
Cancer Care 03

Would you like to help improve cancer services in Buckinghamshire?

We are a group of volunteer patient, relative and carer representatives who work with healthcare professionals on standardising and improving local cancer services.

What is the Buckingham Cancer Patient Partnership group all about?

The group has been closely involved in the development of the cancer services which has led to the implementation of a more patient focussed service by healthcare professionals.

The group plays a part in monitoring the quality of cancer services and ensuring that high quality of care is available.

Our group meet alternately at Stoke Mandeville and Wycombe Hospitals every 3 months at lunchtime, to discuss the work and achievements of the Group in improving and monitoring cancer services across Bucks.

For Example:

  • Observing Cancer Clinics and recommending changes
  • Advising on patient information leaflets to ensure user friendly
  • Participating in the annual review of services
  • Monitor the quality of patient services
  • Responding to patient' survey outcomes
  • Consulting with patients, relatives, or carers regarding cancer service waiting times, and pharmacy services

Interested — What next?

Whether you wish to attend as a present or past cancer patient, relative or carer, your experience is very valuable. You can be involved as little or as much as you would like, and you do not need to have any medical background. Things are discussed in layman's' terms.

We are always very glad for new members who are able to attend regularly, (factors like temporary illness or commitments may mean it is not always possible, and that we understand.)

Patients, relative and carers who have been involved with any type of cancer, who would like to know more, are invited to contact us for further information on: 01296 316954

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

NHS Image
Daniel Smith: Sat 23 Jan 6:30pm

Here are five ways you can help during the Covid pandemicThe NHS is under immense pressure due to the Covid pandemic.Its fantastic staff going above and beyond to keep us safe, so you may wish to show your thanks in ever more practical ways.While standing outside and cheering for our health workers is a good way to give appreciation, there are other ways to show your support for our...

Solar Panels Deal
Haddenham Webteam: Sat 23 Jan 5:30pm

Zero Carbon Haddenham has teamed up with an installer of PV solar panels in the hope of identifying a group of Haddenham residents who are keen to have solar power for their homes. Once a minimum group size has been extablished, the installation work can be carried out at a significant discount compared with one-off installations.The scheme is called Solar Streets.Solar panels charge...

Kaleidoscope Cheque
Haddenham Webteam: Sat 23 Jan 12:15pm

The members of Kaleidoscope would like to thank the residents of Haddenham and the surrounding villages for their very generous donations to the Sharing Life Trust which enabled them to hand over a cheque for £611.70 to one of their representatives last week. This will enable them to offer support in paying any urgent electricity bills needed by an increasing number of people...