Macmillan virtual Multi Disciplinary Team
Macmillan virtual Multi-Disciplinary Team (vMDT), a new, expert service is being tested in partnership with The Christie.
Macmillan virtual Multi-Disciplinary Team (vMDT), a new, expert
service which is being tested in partnership with The Christie.
Around 625,000 people experience long-term consequences
following their cancer treatment. Some of these are complex and
highly debilitating and may benefit from expert advice from a range
of specialties that may not be available locally.
The Macmillan virtual MDT system is now available to
accept referrals and we would value your help in raising awareness
about this new service.
The Macmillan virtual MDT is designed to facilitate access to
expert advice for your patients' complex or severe chronic symptoms
following cancer treatment.
• It's a secure online forum providing quick and easy access to
multi specialist advice, such as opinions from cardiologists and
• Referrals to the vMDT can come from oncology teams anywhere in
the UK and will receive a response within three weeks, helping
shared decision making regarding future care.
• Referring healthcare professionals select which advice to
follow and maintain responsibility for their patient
• The aim is to improve the outcomes and quality of life for
people experiencing complex issues.
For more information about the vMDT, including referral
criteria, the history and background of the project or to browse
the FAQs, please visit MacMillan Website