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“Patients prefer to come back to clinic and see us, don’t they?” Not so, discovered cancer nurse Pamela Rose

A new project that used an online tool to offer support to people after cancer treatment ended was rated as excellent by 90% of those involved in the pilot. 701 more words


New Front Door: Not an Entry-Level Job

My favorite days of construction school are when we take on real-world projects, such as this week’s outings to install front doors at two residential construction sites. 382 more words

“Specialist nurses used to think patients could only be supported by experienced nurses with clinical expertise. How wrong we were.”


Jackie Rodger, Lead Colorectal CNS NHS Tayside/TCAT Clinical Lead NOSCAN

Out-patient clinics in hospitals are bursting at the seams with people who have finished cancer treatment who have no signs of the cancer returning. 835 more words


Peter Macleod, Chief Social Work Officer for Renfrewshire Council and TCAT board member, talks about how the programme is changing the cancer care system and lives

The Transforming Care After Treatment (TCAT) programme is changing the lives of people affected by cancer and their families across the face of Scotland right now. 275 more words


Clinical Nurse Specialist Lynne Gray - Holistic Needs Assessment: Tick box or Pandora’s Box?

As a Clinical Nurse Specialist within the colorectal team in NHS Tayside I was involved in introducing the Holistic Needs Assessment as part of the Transforming Care after Treatment (TCAT) project. 785 more words


Money, Money, Money

Governor Bill Haslam announced this week that Tennessee leads the nation in number of students filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

The FAFSA is the form students fill out for college financial aid, and Tennessee is really promoting scholarship applications through its Drive to 55 initiative, which aims to have 55 percent of Tennesseans with a postsecondary degree or certificate by 2025. 587 more words