AGENDA: Tuesday July 11th 2017
BICS Training Room, Oak House – (core members 12:00) 12.30 – 2.30
Minutes of last meeting are now up on the website under the heading “BLOG”
Item #1 – Welcome and Introductions
**Minutes of previous meeting, matters arising, action points
Item #2 – MKUH and ANP reports
**Sally and/or Jen
Item #3 – Round-robin introductions
Item #4 – Richard Freeman’s legacy
**Vanessa Freeman, Richard’s wife, will be present and will discuss money raised at Richard’s funeral: nearly £2,500, which she has agreed should go to the new Cancer Centre at MKUH
**Ideas on how it could be used for a contribution to the new Cancer Centre: please think of suitable ways, that Richard would have liked. So far suggestions have included a seating area outdoors for patients and carers, a drinks dispensing machine for pts. & carers, a statue or other work of art, etc.
**We need to discuss this and come up with a shortlist of options.
Item #4 Guest speakers
** Jo Bayne, from “Sweet Charity” – a consultancy focused on helping small charities do useful marketing
** Simon Tipping – Head & Neck cancer pt. and founder of “Route Canal Arts”, MK
** Gemma Dearsley (or one of her team) – “The Lighthouse Centre”, Northampton, TBC
Item #5 – Working Groups
**Cancer & Beyond update
**Cancer Patient Feedback
**Macmillan update by Macmillan representatives as are present
**Regional involvement: East of England and Thames Valley
**Environment Audits – Ward 22
**Paediatric / Henry Allen Trust
Item #6 – Support Groups
**Hanslope and District Cancer Wellbeing and Support Group
**Health and Wellbeing Patient Support Eaglestone restaurant.
Item #7 Miscellaneous
Have a great summer all! Our next meeting is Wednesday September 13th, 2017 … and this time we will be allowed “above ground” at the comparatively luxurious Eaglestone meeting room, right at the end of the restaurant as you walk in from the entrance.