Systematic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) Service Delivery
By thinking creatively about the different ways SACT can be delivered, this informative day will share pertinent solutions to a national problem. This motivational forum will provide food for thought that will enable you to think outside the box and go back to your workplace inspired to implement change.
Come together and benefit from the value and ideas of meeting other professionals in your field who are prepared to share their experiences and inspire change. From expert led presentations to interactive discussions, you can share good working practice, identify how to set up new initiatives, and benchmark your similar challenges.
Take away a practical approach to drive forward advances in your chemotherapy, immunotherapy and ambulatory care services:
- Home and work delivery: transforming cancer care by taking chemotherapy to the patient
- Innovative delivery: nurse-led immunotherapy and pharmacist-led oral chemotherapy
- Sharing of ideas: how to evolve your service to meet group demand
- Extending the ambulatory pathway: community nursing and chemo mobile unit
- Effective staffing to meet capacity: recruitment and retention, and an innovative SACT model
Whether you are part of a large trust or a DGH, this is a great opportunity to come together with other members of Immunotherapy, Chemotherapy, Acute Oncology, and Ambulatory Care Services. Specifically, this unique NHS conference will benefit:
- Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy CNS and Lead Nurses
- Acute Oncology and Ambulatory Care CNS and Lead Nurses
- Consultant Oncologists, Chemotherapy & Immunotherapy Leads
- Pharmaceutical Leads and Senior Pharmacists
- Matrons, Senior Sisters and Staff Nurses from Systematic Anti-Cancer Therapy Services
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Innovative approaches for developing your chemotherapy, immunotherapy and ambulatory care services.
|9.00||Registration and refreshments|
|9.30||Chair’s opening remarks|
Lisa Barrott, Chemotherapy Nurse Consultant, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Home and work delivery
|9.40||Transforming cancer care with an innovative workplace treatment service|
How the service was developed: how the challenges faced along the way were overcome
Insight into the delivery of SACT at work: impact on staff, resources and patient experience
What next? Potential for this service to develop and grow
Dorothy Probert, Manager, Home Treatment Service, Clatterbridge in the Community, The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Extending the ambulatory pathway
|10.10||What an out of hospital chemotherapy service could look like|
Scope of hospital care across Wessex Cancer Alliance: protocols and lists of drugs
Insight into the different models and obstacles to developing a community service
Implications and opportunities of joint working between NHS and pharmaceuticals
Abigail Orchard, Lead Cancer Nurse, Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Arthi Squires, Evolving Healthcare Manager, Baxter Healthcare Ltd
|11.10||Key challenges of increasing SACT activity across Greater Manchester|
Refreshing SACT and trials strategy: reviewing the workforce and integrating provision
Developing a world class outreach programme for clinical trials
Hub and spoke model: partner engagement to improve patient access to better care
Professor Andrew M. Wardley, Medical Director of The NIHR Manchester Clinical Research Facility @ The Christie NHS Foundation Trust and Lead for The Christie & Manchester Breast Centre Clinical Research Team, Director of Greater Manchester Cancer Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy
|11.40||Role of the outreach team: providing chemotherapy treatment closer to home|
Insight into community clinics, the mobile chemotherapy unit and the Christie at Home service
Staffing and resources required: steps taken to set up care closer to home
Delivery in practice: patient and staff experience – outcomes and improvements shared
Jackie Wrench, Head of SACT Services, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
|12.10||Discussion: different approaches to deliver SACT in the community and improve patient choice|
When every service has the same challenge, the different funding, staffing and resource opportunities dictate different delivery approaches. This is a great opportunity to share your delivery and benchmark your experiences.
|1.50||Case study: developing effective nurse led immunotherapy monitoring|
The impact of increasing demand for immunotherapy: developing the nursing role
Setting up a nurse led service for patients on immunotherapy
Importance of communication: explaining the treatment pathway and managing expectations
Mark Foulkes, Nurse Consultant/Lead Cancer Nurse, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
|2.20||Insight into a pharmacy technician led education and toxicity assessment service|
Practicalities of delivering an oral education service: skill sets of pharmacy technicians
Impact of increasing SACT activity: meeting demand and monitoring patients
Resourcing and expanding the delivery of toxicity monitoring and reviews of patients in lieu of attending traditional clinics
Sarah Goman, Senior Pharmacy Technician, Velindre Cancer Centre
|2.50||Closing the gap: working with paramedics to deliver better care for people living with cancer|
What happens when people living with cancer interact with urgent and emergency care?
Symptom management: focusing on sepsis, palliative and end of life care
Sharing data on why people call emergency services and the pathways they are put on
Joanne Stonehouse, Macmillan Cancer Care Project Manager, South Western Ambulance Service
Effective staffing to meet capacity
|3.40||Innovative SACT model: building the right staff base that meets growing demand |
Developing an administration team made up of band 2,3 and 4 to support the nurses
Insight into the impact chemotherapy co-ordinators and schedulers have on patient experience and capacity
Chemotherapy wastage and stock management: importance of keeping up with usage
Liz Flanagan, Lead Chemotherapy Nurse, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
|4.10||Discussion: how to effectively recruit and retain staff to meet the growing demand|
How do you approach your banding, career structure and training? By sharing common problems and innovative approaches different services have taken, this group discussion will enable you to consider the opportunities that may enable you to increase the capacity of your service.
Liz Flanagan, Lead Chemotherapy Nurse, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
|4.40||Close of day|
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