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16th January 2018
What’s the project?
The project aims to produce 3 short animated videos around the benefits of ‘patient involvement’ from different points of view – the patient, the medical staff, and either family member or heads of hospital trust. Patient involvement can be anything from completing a survey to being part of a board and everything in between. Don’t worry if you’re not sure about what it is, that’s something we will look at in more detail in the group.
What’s your role?
You will be working alongside other people who have been affected by cancer and 2 Macmillan Engagement Leads, Lynda Duff and Nicole Kirby. We can bring in other people as the group feels appropriate. Don’t worry about the actual animation and technical side of things, we have a budget to bring in a professional animator – not Pixar or Aardman I’m afraid, but very good nonetheless. You will have the opportunity to make decisions all along the way, from developing the basic idea; devising scripts; selecting the animator to voicing characters if that’s what you want to do.
What’s in it for you?
What’s the cost?
There will be no cost to you apart from time – meeting for 2 hours once a month from March to September (this can be flexible to accommodate holidays etc). Meeting dates and times will be decided in the first group meeting.
Travel expenses will be reimbursed (mileage for car travel and cost of 2nd class rail fare). Location(s) for meetings will depend on who we get responses from.
Refreshments and a light lunch will be provided at every meeting.
If you have any other concerns please let us know.
Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance would like to invite you to join their Community Network. If you have been affected by cancer and can volunteer your time to help us transform cancer services, we’d love to hear from you. We want to work alongside people who live in the Humber, Coast and Vale to understand what works well, what could be better and what we can learn. If you want to get involved, we would love to see you at our first meeting: 26th September 2019, 10.30am – 12pm Hessle Town Hall, Hessle, HU13 0RR Refreshments will be provided For more information and to confirm your attendance please contact: Jennifer Hall, Macmillan Patient and Public Engagement Officer for Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance Tel. 07936 0371077 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org