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EAPC 2020 Open interest group meeting

 We are pleased to announce that we are hosting an open interest group meeting at the upcoming EAPC conference on Friday 15th May from 6.15pm – 7.45pm. Further details to follow…

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New Project ECHO network in collaboration with Hospice UK

The CSNAT team are collaborating with Hospice UK to establish a new Project ECHO network  which aims to bring together Hospices all over the UK to access education, advice and peer support to help with implementation of person-centred assessment and support for family … Continue reading

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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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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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Funding awarded from Marie Curie and the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA)

We are delighted to announce that our team, together with our collaborators Dr John Ealing (MND Care Centre, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust), Professor Carolyn Young (Walton Centre for Neurology & Neurosurgery NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool) Dr Chris McDermott (Sheffield … Continue reading

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