Presentation on theme: "Big C Support and information Services past, present and Future Nikki Morris, Head of Clinical Services, Big C January 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Big C Support and information Services past, present and Future Nikki Morris, Head of Clinical Services, Big C January 2014
‘I am because you are’ Desomond Tutu
Past... Income Generation: Fundraising and Retail Grant giving...Equipment, NHS personnel, research.
The Big C Centre, NNUH (May 2006) Partnership working with NNUH complementing NHS provision. Providing psychological and social support. Provision for carers Maintenance of services, building, resources and reputation.
Norfolk Carers 60% of people will become a carer in some point in their lives. Every year 1 in 5 carers give up work to care.
Closer To Home Help Us to Help You Study Analysis of information from NNUH Centre National and Local Change in Care Provision Anecdotal Information
Closer to Home...
Key Services Drop in for: refreshment and a listening ear Information Complementary Therapies Talking Therapies Support Groups Welfare Advice
Knowledge is of two kinds: we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it (Samuel Johnson) Big C Centre, NNUH Millenium Library - Monday mornings Big C Centre, Great Yarmouth Louise Hamilton Centre Big C Centre Kings Lynn
‘Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant’. Mitchell Kapor
WELFARE ADVICE Big C Centres (NNUH, Great Yarmouth, King’s Lynn), JPUH, QEH. Approx 60 new clients a month. Benefit advice (over 2 million pounds in additional income) followed by travel information are the most requested issues for discussion. Telephone support service.
Cancer Awareness Champions
Equity Across The County Maximise the potential from our existing Support and Information venues/activities Invest in our income generation teams to maximise income Plann for 2015 (35 years) and 2020.
Key Ingredients to Support and Information Service Success : We Must... Understand the reality around us and not make false assumptions Have courage to act with boldness and conviction and be willing to make tough decisions We must act as well as talk. Not be afraid to make mistakes