Palliative Care Conference 2016 Report
Sonia Connors, Palliative Care Physiotherapist, Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust, attended this year's Palliative Care Conference in Glasgow to present her poster with the support of an ACPOPC education grant. You can read her report of the event in the document below and see her poster in A
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ACPOPC Reference Directory Issue 1 Summer 2015
This doument has been compiled by the ACPOPC Research Officer and contains a list of references on a range of topics that may be of interest to ACPOPC members.
It is by no means an exhaustive list and new articles are published regularly.
If you know of an articel that you think should be included i
Role and responsibilities of the regional representative
ACPOPC Group Education Grant
ACPOPC regional representatives can apply for a group grant to support the educational component of group meetings. See documents below for more details.
How to Join ACPOPC on-line
How to write for ACPOPC journal
Backgroup information: The journal is designed to enable the sharing of good practice, highlighting innovative care, evidence based practice and increasing research knowledge and awareness to physiotherapists working in the field of oncology and palliative care.
Multidimensional rehabilitation programmes for adult cancer survivors - Cochrane Review
Multidimensional rehabilitation programmes (MDRPs) have developed in response to the growing number of people living with and surviving cancer. MDRPs comprise a physical component and a psychosocial component. Studies of the effectiveness of these programmes have not been reviewed and synthesised.
Throwing light on the consequences of cancer and its treatment
At least 500,000 people in the UK are facing poor health or disability after treatment for cancer. Many of these problems can persist for at least 10 years after treatment. Macmillan have today published Throwing Light on the Consequences of Cancer and its Treatment , a report that highlights the s
Optimising the role and value of the interdisciplinary team: providing person centred end of life care
Effective interdisciplinary teamwork, with its emphasis on person-centred communication, is increasingly seen as a way of integrating and co-ordinating care.
This guide aims to describe the benefits of this approach and offer practical suggestions for delivering it.
At its heart is the principle tha