During the twelve-month Living with and Beyond Cancer Fellowship, the Primary Care Fellows undertake a programme of clinical and academic training to gain experience across both generalist and specialist sectors in the clinical area of the fellowship. In 2019, the programme has scope to invite a wider audience to the Living With and Beyond Cancer Masterclasses, open to Macmillan GPs and GPs with an interest in cancer.
This session will focus on the following topics:
- Learn about the importance of rehabilitation from point of cancer diagnosis and the psychological issues face by people living after a cancer diagnosis. Understand specialist and generic provision in local area (secondary care and the community).
- Learn about the impact of rehabilitation (including pre-habilitation) on outcomes and experience – Time of Diagnosis.
- Learn about the importance of non-pharmacological management modalities and physical activity/nutrition in optimising health.
- Describe the challenges in the provision of both rehabilitation and psychological support services across the cancer pathway.
- Obtain an understanding of physical activity and lifestyle in reducing secondary cancers, maximising Quality of Life/functional ability and improving psychological wellbeing.
- Understand the fear of recurrence and impact of this on daily life.
- Learn about the matrix of psychological support services available in local area and devise methods to meet needs of local population.
For more information please email Sharon Cavanagh or Anthony Cunliffe.
To book a place please email Daisy Doncaster.