Macmillan news archive
Macmillan news archive
We’d like to invite former Macmillan nurses to join us for the first Macmillan Alumni Congress at the Portland Hotel, Manchester from Wednesday 9 to Thursday 10 September.
Macmillan has teamed up with Nationwide building society to pilot a free, independant service offering financial advice and support to people affected by cancer.
This July is Ethnic Minority Cancer Awareness Month.
A nurse championing the needs of patients living with the long-term effects of cancer in the years after treatment has been honoured by Sheffield University for her trailblazing work in the field.
Night In for Macmillan is the perfect chance to get all the girls round…
Nominations for the Macmillan Professionals Excellence Awards 2015 close on 31 March.
On 4 March it was announced that Lynda Thomas will be Macmillan’s new Chief Executive.
NHS England is currently in the process of finding a new survey provider to collate the next CPES survey.
A new tool developed by Macmillan can help your patients self-assess their genetic cancer risk
Macmillan have partnered with OPAAL to provide Cancer, Older People and Advocacy Partnership Projects across England and Wales.
The Excellence Awards acknowledge and celebrate outstanding Macmillan professionals who go above and beyond to ensure that people affected by cancer receive the best information and support possible.
Macmillan’s End of Life Care Programme Lead spends a week shadowing clinical teams at Rowcroft Hospice in Torquay
On 13 November, the 2014 Macmillan Excellence Awards celebrated Macmillan professionals who’ve exceeded the highest standards expected of them.
Macmillan and Public Health England’s National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) have been working together to produce an information tool to bring together information on the changing story of cancer in your local area.
Current and former Macmillan professionals have told us that they’d like to continue a relationship with us after they’ve left their Macmillan post.
App now available to help patients plan and record important information relating to their treatment
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A major new network of nursing organisations hopes to help nurses try and improve outcomes for patients recovering from cancer.
World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is a great opportunity for you to get together with friends, colleagues or your patients to show your support for people affected by cancer.
Glasgow is to become the first place in Scotland where all cancer patients are automatically offered financial, emotional, clinical and practical support
Macmillan has published our first ever state-of-the-nation report, Cancer in the UK 2014.
Macmillan’s Routes from Diagnosis report reveals big variation in survival outcomes, morbidity and cost between patient groups for breast, prostate, lung and brain cancers in England.
Today is International Nurses’ day. It’s a good opportunity for Macmillan to say thank you to all the Macmillan professionals and wider cancer workforce who work tirelessly in a tough climate to help make sure that no one has to face cancer alone.
This Nurses’ Day we look back at the key events that helped shape Macmillan
It’s a night to eat, drink, laugh and catch up with your friends. At home, on or around 16 May. You and your friends just donate what you’d have spent on a night out, to Macmillan.
To complement the treatment and care you provide, the Macmillan Support Line team offers a wide range of information and support for people with cancer – as well as for families, carers and colleagues who may be affected by their diagnosis.
Half of the 1.1 million people looking after someone with cancer in the UK wouldn’t describe themselves as carers.
During April, please help to raise awareness of bowel cancer using copies of our free information booklets for patients.
Support your Trust’s participation in the first UK-wide, Macmillan commissioned census of cancer specialist nurses taking place on 24 April.
First national Welsh survey on experiences of cancer patients highlights importance of nurses in cancer journey
Nurses are providing a supportive and sympathetic service to cancer patients in Wales, according to the first Welsh cancer patient experience survey.
Macmillan Cancer Support responds to new research being presented at the European Breast Cancer conference today [Friday] which shows that the number of people dying from breast cancer in England and Wales has fallen by 41% in 20 years.
Mac Voice is a magazine written by and for Macmillan professionals. But any nurses who provide care for people affected by cancer may find its articles useful.
Anna-Marie Stevens is a Macmillan Nurse Consultant in Palliative Care at Royal Marsden NHS Trust.
Do you or colleagues treat and care for children with a malignant brain tumour? Through the new initiative Tom’s Gift you can bring a smile to their faces at an extremely difficult time in their lives and their families
But chances of surviving lung cancer still lag behind breast, prostate and colorectal, warns charity
Do you treat and care for people with cancer and/or their family and friends? Macmillan offers a wide range of services for the people you support, whatever cancer they have and whatever stage of the cancer journey they are at.
Macmillan Cancer Support has broadly welcomed the government’s response to the Francis inquiry
Macmillan Cancer Support honoured the incredible work of Macmillan nurses and other professionals at their prestigious Macmillan Excellence Awards, held at The Palace Hotel in Manchester on 07 November.
Almost three quarters of cancer patients in England who die in hospital beds wanted to die at home, according to new figures released today by Macmillan Cancer Support.
Macmillan invites you to share your energy and expertise and help us reach even more people affected by cancer.
Over half (54%) of women under the age of 55 living with breast cancer say their sex lives have declined as a result of their cancer and treatment.
Ramblers and Macmillan Cancer Support launch Walking Works–calling for action to combat physical inactivity
Macmillan cancer support response to the extension of the Cancer Drugs Fund
At Macmillan, it’s our goal to be there for people affected by cancer in as many ways as possible – we believe no one should face cancer alone. But did you know we also offer free resources and guidance to help professionals like you talk to the people you support about work?
Macmillan Cancer Support has been named the charity with the best brand in 2013 by the Third Sector Charity Brand Index.
Macmillan want you to join in and host a coffee morning on Friday 27 September.
The Patient Information Forum recently published research from over 300 studies which found good business reasons to justify the investment of more time, money and training in health information provision and support.
Older patients should have a named nurse or doctor responsible for their care in the community, health secretary Jeremy Hunt announced last week.
The NHS has launched their Be Clear on Cancer campaign to improve awareness of the signs and symptoms of lung cancer and encourage people with a persistent cough to see their GP early.
Seven nurses are included in the 37 shortlisted nominees for the Macmillan Cancer Support’s professionals excellence awards 2013.
There are currently around 400,000 people in England who have survived cancer between ten and 20 years after diagnosis, according to new research.
In just seven years’ time almost one out of every two people will be expected to get cancer during their lifetime, a charity has warned.
One in four people diagnosed with cancer in the UK will lack support from friends and family, research has shown.
The Macmillan Professionals Excellence Awards 2013 are to acknowledge and celebrate the exceptional contribution Macmillan health and social care professionals make to cancer services.
Macmillan Cancer Support honoured the incredible work of nurses and health professionals last night at their prestigious annual Macmillan Excellence Awards.