In this section
|Group Name||Area represented||Additional Information|
|Breathe Easy York|
Health - Respiratory conditions across ages and genders
Patient group linked to The British Lung Foundation Run by patients/carers, professional staff support as and when requested. Offers support to patients and carers. Raises funds linked to the provision of respiratory equipment and patient comfort items.
Parents/Children Health Specific
CANDI is a forum for parents and carers of disabled children or children with additional needs.
|Cystic Fibrosis Trust|
Health Specific:CF patients
National helpline directs people to the local Group.
|Dementia Strategy Group|
Health - Dementia
A strategy group for the Trust - carers/users attending the Group.
|Equality and Diversity Group|
Users and Staff
Group at the Hospital which includes users (LINks) and governors.
|Eye Department Partnership Group|
Patients, carers and health professionals meet to discuss service improvements for people visiting the Ophthalmology depts at York Hospital.
|Haematology Support Group|
Health Specific: Blood Cancers
A group to offer support and info to patients, families, carers with any form of blood cancer.
|Head and Neck Support Group|
HN Cancer Patients/Carers
Macmillan have been involved in the set up of the group by a representative attending the focus groups.
|Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Support Group|
Health - Lung cancer/Mesothelioma
Provides support and information for patients with mesothelioma and lung cancer and their carers. Lung Cancer specialist nurses facilitate.
|Maternity Services Liaison Committee|
Attended by user representatives, LSA and PCT commissioners, Health visitors, peer breast feeding supporters and Maternity staff (Midwives, Obstetrician, Paediatrician)
|Older People's Liaison Group|
Other - older peoples issues
Broad attendance from older peoples groups including Alzheimers, Age Uk, OCAY, Carers Centre, CYC, York CVS, LINk. Although the group is led by the Elderly Directorate the issues for older people are Trust wide.
|Renal Patient and Carer Reference Group|
Older People Carers Women Men Health - Nephrology - kidney disease
Health - Stoma Care
Partners/Carers also invited.
|Stroke Patient and Carer Group|
Health - Stroke
Patient/Carer User Group. Raise public awareness of stroke. Suggest Ways to improve the service delivery. Advice on future Service Developments
|Valuing People Health Group|
Health - Learning Disabilities
CYC Group for Learning Disabilities with representation covering users, carers, providers.
|York and District Cancer Partnership|
Health Specific: Cancer
User of Cancer servies/Reps from 3rd Sector/Nhs/ Social Service Hospice aim to improve cancer care and User involvement.
|York and District Pain Management Support Group|
Patients/Supports Health Specific: Pain
Established to provide a community for people and their supporters suffering with long term pain that are or have been participants in the Pain Management Program or attend the Pain Management Clinic
|York Breast Cancer Support Group|
Women Health - Breast Cancer
|York Coronary Support Group Trust|
Patients/Carers/Health Specific: Heart patients
YCSGT has many additional social and sport groups and services, e.g exercise and swim classes and an art group
|York Gynae Support|
Women Health - Gynae Cancer
Informal gathering of ladies with gynae cancers. Meet in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere to share experiences.
|York Limbless Support Group|
Patient Lead and supported by the Amputee Service. Offer peer group Support.
|York Orthopaedic Support Group|
Patients/Health Specific: Ortho patients (particularly Joint Replacements)
Patient Centred group with talks, discussions and fund raising activities for the benefit of orthopaedic patients. (Meet at York Hospital Social Club).
|York Prostate Support Group|
Men Health - Prostate Cancer
Meetings in Cancer Care centre. Usually a variety of speakers.