Background?
• NHS Greater Glasgow
Cancer Plan 2005 - 2010

• Partnership with Macmillan
for pilot
• Easterhouse (high canc...
What is Macmillan @ Glasgow Libraries?
Information
•Printed, online, signposting

Emotional Support
•A place to meet other...
Why Libraries?
• Network of venues
• Much more than just books
• Library staff are information
professionals
• Existing in...
A Strategic Partnership
• Glasgow Life
– Host Organisation
– Management and governance
– Venues
• Macmillan Cancer Support...
Glasgow City Roll-out
• 35 venues across the city
• Tiered approach to level of service

– 5 purpose built facilities, pro...
Drumchapel

Maryhill

Springburn
Royston
Scotstoun
Hillhead

Riddrie

Easterhouse

Woodside
Partick
GoMA
Elderpark

Dennis...
The story so far
• 19 services
• 2769 attendances, 1297
individuals
• 5500 information leaflets
• 550 attendances at chi g...
Sustainability
• Transformational change for libraries
• Glasgow Libraries committed to integrate
service into Libraries c...
Volunteering
• Volunteer-led services
• Target of 300 volunteers
over 3 years
• Robust recruitment &
selection process
• F...
Volunteer roles
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•

Cancer Information and Support Volunteer
Volunteer Chi Gung instructor
Local Researcher...
Volunteering Highlights
• 140+ volunteers in year 1
• Ownership of services by
volunteers and service users
(co-production...
“Volunteering with Macmillan @ Glasgow Libraries is really
rewarding. Each day is different and you are dealing with a
wid...
www.glasgowlife.org.uk/macmillan

@MacmillanGL

Thank You
Craig Menzies
Macmillan Service Delivery Manager

Craig.menzies@...
Glasgow Life Programme presentation
Glasgow Life Programme presentation
Glasgow Life Programme presentation
Glasgow Life Programme presentation
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Glasgow Life Programme presentation

  1. 1. Background? • NHS Greater Glasgow Cancer Plan 2005 - 2010 • Partnership with Macmillan for pilot • Easterhouse (high cancer incidence and risk factors) • Macmillan Funded pilot in partnership with NHS
  2. 2. What is Macmillan @ Glasgow Libraries? Information •Printed, online, signposting Emotional Support •A place to meet others in a similar situation & time to talk about the impact of cancer Referring/signposting to partner agencies •Benefits advice, Counselling, Complementary therapies, Physical Activity (CANmove), Macmillan Support Line Chi Gung •Gentle movement and meditation classes A ‘one stop shop’ for information and support on the non-clinical aspects of living with and beyond cancer
  3. 3. Why Libraries? • Network of venues • Much more than just books • Library staff are information professionals • Existing infrastructure • Trusted by communities • Sustainability
  4. 4. A Strategic Partnership • Glasgow Life – Host Organisation – Management and governance – Venues • Macmillan Cancer Support – Funding provider – Expertise and support
  5. 5. Glasgow City Roll-out • 35 venues across the city • Tiered approach to level of service – 5 purpose built facilities, providing drop in services, on site services such as benefits advice, counselling, complementary therapies – 21 drop in spaces in community libraries and leisure facilities – 9 Information points • Roll out completed by end of 2014
  6. 6. Drumchapel Maryhill Springburn Royston Scotstoun Hillhead Riddrie Easterhouse Woodside Partick GoMA Elderpark Dennistoun Mitchell Shettleston Baillieston Bridgeton Gorbals Cardonald Pollokshields Langside Operational Pollok In development Castlemilk Capital builds Information Point
  7. 7. The story so far • 19 services • 2769 attendances, 1297 individuals • 5500 information leaflets • 550 attendances at chi gung • 185 complementary therapy sessions • 98 counselling sessions • 4131 volunteer hours donated • Partnership forum
  8. 8. Sustainability • Transformational change for libraries • Glasgow Libraries committed to integrate service into Libraries core business • Volunteering Programme • Programme evaluation • Significant investment in staff training and support • Potential to extend to other long term conditions • Welfare Reform & Physical Activity Programmes
  9. 9. Volunteering • Volunteer-led services • Target of 300 volunteers over 3 years • Robust recruitment & selection process • Flexible menu of volunteer roles
  10. 10. Volunteer roles • • • • • • • • • Cancer Information and Support Volunteer Volunteer Chi Gung instructor Local Researcher Volunteer photographer Office Volunteer Volunteer speaker Representation on sub-groups Events Volunteer Volunteer community ambassador
  11. 11. Volunteering Highlights • 140+ volunteers in year 1 • Ownership of services by volunteers and service users (co-production) • Working towards University Accredited training for Volunteers • Diverse volunteer population – Language Register (13 languages)
  12. 12. “Volunteering with Macmillan @ Glasgow Libraries is really rewarding. Each day is different and you are dealing with a wide range of issues from emotional to financial. I really look forward to going to my weekly slot at Dennistoun Library. I have also helped with fundraising and it was fun helping at Marks and Spencer for Macmillan’s World's Biggest Coffee Morning. Volunteering here is a wonderful experience.” Joy, Macmillan @ Dennistoun Library
  13. 13. www.glasgowlife.org.uk/macmillan @MacmillanGL Thank You Craig Menzies Macmillan Service Delivery Manager Craig.menzies@glasgowlife.org.uk 0141 287 2906

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