Salford Care Organisation invites public to free chemotherapy talk

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Salford Care Organisation invites public to free chemotherapy talk
15 November 2019

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is inviting local residents and trust members to a free talk at Salford Care Organisation to find out more about chemotherapy treatment.

The chemotherapy talk will take place on Tuesday 3 December, 2 to 3pm, in the Mayo Building, at Salford Royal Hospital.

The talk will cover what patients can expect from the chemotherapy service at Salford Royal, including what chemotherapy is, why it is given to patients and what the side-effects may be.

The session will be led by Anne Stout, Lead Chemotherapy Nurse who works within the chemotherapy service at Salford Royal.

The free talk is one of a series of ‘Your Health Matters’ events, which are intended to give residents an insight into key elements of their local hospital’s daily work.

The haematology unit consists of an integrated nine chair day case and eight bed inpatient unit, and treats a variety of conditions, specialising in haematological oncology.

Many patients attending the department are receiving chemotherapy for conditions such as leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma, and can be in hospital for prolonged periods of time combined with numerous day case attendances.

Anne Stout, Lead Chemotherapy Nurse at Salford Royal said:

“Receiving a cancer diagnosis and starting chemotherapy is a distressing time for patients and their families. As a multi-disciplinary team we strive to support patients before, during and after their treatment. The chemotherapy talk aims to explain this form of treatment.”

To book your place, please contact Angela Greenwood, Membership and Public Engagement Manager on: 01706 517302 or by e-mail: membership@pat.nhs.uk.

Pictured: Anne Stout, Lead Chemotherapy Nurse