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Heather Anderson, is one of the Network Committee members. Together with Brian Sheppard, she attended the recent Cancer Care at the Crossroads Conference, at Te Papa, Wellington. In this article, Heather shares her thoughts and impressions from the conference.

My mind has been spinning since attending the Cancer at a Crossroads…

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Kia ora tatou,

this week our Network News includes an opportunity for you to share your views for the government's Health and Disability Sector Review. Click here to give your thoughts. We give you the details of the approved plan for the development of the Auckland/Northland Head and Neck Service. We share news from the Auckland…

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This week our weekly news looks at the term we  consider the term “Cancer Survivor”, we think about making healthcare more like Amazon, consider how suicide and head and neck cancer, and meet a boy driven by his father’s legacy.

 

How to make healthcare more like Amazon? It comes down to data and payer-provider collaboration…

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Brian Sheppard call for action

948252448?profile=RESIZE_710xBrian Sheppard, is a member of the Head and Neck Cancer Support Network committee. He attended the recent Cancer at the Crossroads conference. Following the conference shares this message with you. If you would like to work with us to advocate for higher standards of cancer care, we would love to hear from you. Please email…

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Here are three new articles from the latest Head and Neck Cancer News.

Firstly, a clear explanation of the roles of various doctors in your treatment, care and support.  An article on the problem of conflicts of interest for medical professionals. Finally, a important video about the need to listen in a crisis.

I’m having surgery in a public hospital. Will a junior doctor operate on me?…

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Please share your thoughts on your recent treatment experience. This can be at any stage of your cancer journey, pre treatment, treatment, post treatment, and survivorship. 

You can take our survey as many times as you like, and we encourage you to have your family/whanau and carers share their thoughts as well. Click the link to share your thoughts.

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