Children's key worker service evaluation project
Between 2011 and 2015, CLIC Sargent funded 21 specialist nurse key workers in 18 Principal Treatment Centres across the UK to coordinate clinical and non-clinical care. London South Bank University was commissioned to independently evaluate the project.
It concluded that key working effectiveness is built on three pillars:
When these are in place, a better quality family experience can be assured.
Outreach Information Resource
An online information resource for health professionals, social care professionals and education staff who support children and teens with cancer in the community, developed in partnership with Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG).
The tool provides bite-sized, easy-to-read information on a wide range of topics, and can also be used to support professionals coming into hospital cancer services for the first time in their career and who need foundation level information to support their education.
Scotland Education Project Report; supporting the Key Worker role
Between 2011 and 2015 CLIC Sargent delivered a key worker service evaluation project.
Within this, there was an education project to meet specific needs in Scotland. It was recognised that for the key workers in Scotland to support families with coordination of care and enable safe care closer to home, they first needed to ensure that families and community professionals had the information and education they needed.