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Macmillan’s election calls for better cancer care

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Macmillan is currently working hard to raise awareness and campaign for better cancer care in the run-up to the Northern IrelandScotland and Welsh Assembly elections, which take place on 5 May.

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macmillan northern ireland

Northern Ireland

Macmillan Northern Ireland is calling on all Assembly candidates to improve cancer care by committing to three calls if elected:  

1. Equal access to cancer nurses

Make sure that everyone diagnosed with cancer has access to a specialist nurse - no matter where they live, how old they are, or what type of cancer they have. 

 

2. Better care during and after treatment

One in five people with cancer don’t feel treated as an individual. Make sure everyone diagnosed with cancer gets high quality care and support, which is tailored to their holistic needs.

3. The right care at the end of life

Make sure people with cancer who are approaching the end of life have a say in decisions about their care.

Read more about Macmillan’s election calls and sign up to be an e-campaigner and lobby your candidates.

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 Scotland

Macmillan in Scotland is calling on all political parties to pledge that, if they get into power, they will improve access to non-clinical support for cancer patients. 

Find out more about the Time to Choose campaign on our website. Or follow us at @Macmillanscot with the hashtag #cancersupport2016.

 

  

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welsh assembly elections 200x200

 

Wales

Macmillan in Wales has launched a website in English and Welsh, highlighting how the next Welsh Government can improve cancer care and outlining Macmillan’s vision for cancer services in Wales that match the best in Europe.

Pledge your support on Twitter using #CancerTimeToChoose

 

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