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 CSNAT recommended in the new Daffodil Standards

We are delighted that the CSNAT, together with our online training, has been recommended in the newly released Daffodil Standards (Royal College of General Practitioners). For further information see: Standard 3 –  Carer Support – before and after death 

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CSNAT conference 2019 a huge success!

Implementing the Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool (CSNAT) Approach: Views from research and practice Through popular request, we hosted our second fully booked ‘CSNAT’ conference on Friday 1st March 2019. This was an update our first conference we hosted in … Continue reading

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Online training: Launch day!

Launch of ‘The CSNAT Approach Training and Implementation Toolkit’ (Feb 2019) We are delighted to announce that The CSNAT Approach Training and Implementation Tookit has now launched! The new online training package can be accessed free of charge and allows … Continue reading

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Update on the latest CSNAT research

  We have two research projects currently running in collaboration between the University of Manchester and University of Cambridge, exploring the use of the CSNAT in different settings. In the CSNAT hospital discharge study, we are looking at the feasibility … Continue reading

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New face to face CSNAT training workshops

We are pleased to announce that new training workshops are now available in the autumn for palliative care services planning to implement the Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool in a UK setting. This carer-led approach to assessment and support is … Continue reading

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Survey on Carer Assessment and Support

If you are a member of Hospice UK providing services for adult patients, you should have recently received a survey to complete – the Hospice UK Organisational Survey of Carer Assessment and Support.  You will be pleased to know that … Continue reading

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Winners at NIHR Charities Consortium Conference for Hospice and Community based Research 2018

The CSNAT team were delighted to receive the award for the Research team which has published the results of practice changing research study on the NIHR portfolio at the first ever NIHR Charities Consortium Conference for Hospice and Community based Research. … Continue reading

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The CSNAT Approach online implementation toolkit: coming soon!

To meet national and international demand for CSNAT training, we have developed an online implementation toolkit (designed to replace our face-to-face training sessions). Five palliative services have now completed the pilot version and provided us with valuable feedback on toolkit … Continue reading

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Meet the CSNAT team

The CSNAT team were delighted to attend Marie Curie’s 2017 conference and would like to thank Pete Jones for providing us with our very first official team photograph. Left to right: Professor Gunn Grande (University of Manchester); Dr Janet Diffin … Continue reading

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CSNAT team and collaborators meet up in Madrid

The CSNAT team were thrilled to be so well represented at EAPC 2017 – 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care.  In addition to our open interest group meeting, we also had a number of presentations. Please select the links … Continue reading

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