A Diary Of A Mesowarrior Living With #Mesothelioma #asbestos – Our Cancer Meeting has fired Ray to make a Breast Cancer Video to help faster diagnosis


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As we travelled to our Kent and Medway Cancer Action Partnership Meeting Yesterday we passed so many bluebell bell woods Oh so pretty.

blubells

We all met up and signed in finding a seat after say hello to all the members that were attending.

Naomi Webb The Cancer Service’s Manager  of East Kent  Hospitals foundation Trust welcomed us.

Ian Vousden K&M cancer alliance spoke so well about A New landscape The new 5 Year Inspiration Plan, very Interesting

There is a 62 day Target from first seeing a patient to treatment.

Faster Diagnosis

Radio Therapy Programme

New Diagnostic Assessment Centre’s all around the country

Extra Money to roll pout equipment nationally.

16 Alliances– this is NHS England so I don’t know about Scotland and Wales NHS. But if you are interested to play a part any Patient Carer can join in.

Mathew Kershaw and Dr Henry Taylor are leading this new Plan.

Ian kept talking about STP’s and I didn’t like to show myself up so being the Google Queen I have just found this.

Local plans to improve health and care

Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs)

The NHS and local councils have come together in 44 areas covering all of England to develop proposals and make improvements to health and care. These proposals, called sustainability and transformation plans (STPs), are place-based and built around the needs of the local population.

The keywords are Prevention Diagnosis, Living Beyond,  Treatment and care.

We are having 50% Survival in cancer.

They are heading for 31 Days of waiting time to get people on the Pathway 85% Nationally met this target for 2 years Running.

My Question was about Screening  Ian said The Screening Of Lung cancers will happen.

Then we had a discussion about what KM-CAP means to me.

David Hamilton went among us to say what it means to be part of the team. He had us laughing as he is so funny. He was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Engineers. and I never knew that. He has a brother  who has just been diagnosed with Mesothelioma and asked if I would contact him to help him. We never know when we are going to meet a new Mesowarrior. I have his email so I will contact when I finish this blog.

Then we had a talk An Introduction to Co-production – A whole group presentation/discussion to:

 

 

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