Your healthcare appointments

Your appointments with your healthcare team are an important part of the management of your lymphoma. Getting the best out of your appointment might include understanding more about your medical team, focusing on what is important for you in your healthcare management, and planning what you want to get out of your appointments. Here we include some video resources that focus on understanding your medical team, and planning and preparing for your appointments.

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The role of the multidisciplinary team in the management of lymphoma

Getting the best from your medical apppointments

Accessing your GP

 

The role of the multidisciplinary team in the management of lymphoma

The multidisciplinary team (MDT) is an essential team in the diagnosis, treatment and management of lymphoma. If you’ve heard of the MDT and want to know more about who is involved and how they decide the best course of treatment, you might like to watch this video.

This video was filmed during a live webinar on Monday 7th March. Our panel of expert speakers discussed the role and value of the MDT and its members, and how bringing a group of different healthcare professionals together helps to ensure the best possible care for people with lymphoma. We were joined by Professor John Radford, Dr Bridget Wilkins, Jennifer Woods and Anya Aspinall.


 Getting the best from your medical appointments

This video looks at how to get the best from your medical appointments, whether you have them in-person, by phone or by video.

This video was filmed during a live webinar on Friday 27 November 2020. We were joined by consultant Dr Pam McKay, advanced nurse practitioner Charlotte Bloodworth, and Mike and Sandra, who have lymphoma.

You might also like to see our video on how to check your lymph nodes, and our list of questions to ask your doctors.


Accessing your GP

This video looks at how to make best use of your GP surgery’s services in the current climate, including changes in service delivery and provisions in place to ensure the safety of the clinically extremely vulnerable during visits to the surgery. 

This video was filmed during a live webinar on Tuesday 15 December 2020. We were joined by Dr Tom Kneale, RCGP North Wales Education, Dr Elaine Hampton, Macmillan GP Facilitator and Dr John Perkins, retired GP, living with blood cancer.

You might also like to read our Top Tips for getting the most from your appointments, which come from our supporters and servcie users, and ourr suggested questions to ask your medical team.