Work and Cancer - Macmillan Work Support Vocational Rehabilitation Stakeholder Event

Event date: 
6 Apr 2016
Organiser: 
Belfast Health & Social Care Trust - Macmillan - Northern Ireland Cancer Network
Type of event: 
Seminar/Conference

Work and Cancer - supporting people affected by cancer to return to work. Stakeholder event (6th April 2016, Mossley Mill, Newtownabbey)

Speakers/presentations 

Changing attitudes to work illness and disability. Are we making progress? Dame Carol Black, Expert Adviser on Health and Work to the Department of Health and author of Working for a Healthier Tomorrow 

Work and Cancer: supporting people to return to work after treatment.

Liz Egan, Programme Lead, Working through Cancer Programme, Macmillan Cancer Support UK Office

Working through cancer - the patient experience. Nicola Porter, NICaN Patient Representative

Cancer – supporting the return to work: the organisational experience.

Dr Geoff Crowther, Chief Medical Adviser, OHW, PSNI

Supporting Fitness to Work: An Occupational Health Perspective.

Dr Denise Connolly & Diane Keys, Belfast HSC Trust

Supporting people with cancer to find, sustain and progress within paid employment. Myrtle Black, Deputy Head of Disability Employment Service, Department for Employment and Learning

Presentations attached below.