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Advisory group helping to shape the experience of others
Monday 21st May 2018

Monday 14th May 2018

New funding to help prevent suicide and to support women who are struggling with mental health problems while pregnant or have recently given birth has been unveiled.

Wednesday 9th May 2018

An Independent Review set up to ensure people across South Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and Chesterfield continue to receive excellent hospital services now and into the future has made a series of recommendations in a report published today (Wednesday 9 May 2018).

Support to overcome anxiety after cancer
Monday 30th April 2018

A new service in Barnsley aims to help people work through anxiety and emotions both during and after cancer treatment, the three-month pilot is funded by The Macmillan Living With And Beyond Cancer Programme.

Local man shares bowel cancer story
Tuesday 17th April 2018

A South Yorkshire man is sharing his bowel cancer journey to encourage others to visit their GP if they have symptoms.

Championing co-production in Sheffield
Wednesday 11th April 2018

Chris Lomas joins the Macmillan Living With And Beyond Cancer Programme as Project Manager for Sheffield. Chris explains her motivations & why she is focused on achieving better outcomes for local people diagnosed with cancer.

Personalised support for people diagnosed with urological cancers
Thursday 29th March 2018

A new role of Macmillan Cancer Support Worker is being trialled as part of the urological cancer team at The NHS Rotherham Foundation Trust. The role is the first of its kind within cancer services at Rotherham Hospital and is being funded by The Macmillan Living With And Beyond Cancer Programme.

Having a meaningful conversation about cancer
Wednesday 28th March 2018

The Macmillan Living With And Beyond Cancer Programme team have developed a short film which explains why the act of having a meaningful conversation is so important to people diagnosed with cancer.

Reflecting on a year of the Cancer Alliance
Thursday 15th March 2018

A blog post by Lesley Smith, Cancer Alliance Chair

Public meeting: Join us on Thursday 8 March
Thursday 8th March 2018

We're looking for your views to help shape hospital services in South Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and Chesterfield.

​Getting the right cancer support when it's most needed
Wednesday 21st February 2018

People diagnosed with cancer need support in every aspect of their life. Richard Metcalfe, Macmillan Programme Lead for the Macmillan Living With And Beyond Cancer Programme, explains how the transformation programme is helping to make this happen in our region.

Local people to improve cancer survival in South Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Derbyshire
Wednesday 14th February 2018

A new initiative is being launched this month to increase cancer awareness across South Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Derbyshire.

Cancer Alliance encourages women to attend cervical screening
Wednesday 24th January 2018

South Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Derbyshire Cancer Alliance are encouraging women to take up their cervical screening when invited

​National support for South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw ambitions
Wednesday 24th January 2018

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, presented the Autumn budget to parliament on Wednesday 22 November. The presentation covered a number aspects including a commitment to help improve some health and care services in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw.

The vital role of social support after cancer
Tuesday 12th December 2017

The latest research from the UK ColoREctal Wellbeing (CREW) study underlines the important role of ongoing social support for people living with and beyond cancer.