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Macmillan Living With and Beyond Cancer Programme event showcases local training opportunities
Friday 16th November 2018

An event has taken place in Barnsley for local people affected by cancer who would like to access support and training opportunities to help them become more involved in improving cancer services.

Tuesday 6th November 2018

'Working for You' features all the latest news on how health and care organisations are working together across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw.

Tuesday 6th November 2018

Hospitals across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw are joining forces this week in a region-wide approach to support people to quit smoking.

Thursday 25th October 2018

Following an independent review of five services across the region’s hospitals, health partners across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw have given the go ahead for further work to look at improving the way they are delivered, now and in the future.

Thursday 18th October 2018

Local authorities across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw will receive around £7 million from national investment to help them alleviate winter pressures on the NHS, getting patients home quicker and freeing up hospital beds across England.

Macmillan Living With and Beyond Cancer Programme Hosts Share and Learn Workshop
Friday 12th October 2018

The Macmillan Living With and Beyond Cancer programme has hosted a Share and Learn Workshop in Sheffield.

Wednesday 10th October 2018

As people across the globe are supporting ‘World Mental Health Day’ people across South Yorkshire living with long-term mental and physical health conditions are receiving tailored support to find and stay in employment thanks to a new experimental trial.

569 Million Reasons - Have your Say
Tuesday 9th October 2018

Last year the NHS spent approximately £569 million on prescriptions for medicines for minor conditions which could have been bought over the counter from a high street pharmacy or supermarket.

Friday 5th October 2018

Monday 1st October 2018

As of today (1 October 2018) national NHS bodies have transferred greater control to South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw for health services run and delivered to the 1.5 million people who live there. 

Be Cancer SAFE - by Alison Thorp
Friday 31st August 2018

A blog by Alison Thorp, Be Cancer SAFE Coordinator

Rotherham Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service achieves quality standard accreditation
Wednesday 29th August 2018

The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service, based at Rotherham General Hospital, has become the first in South Yorkshire to achieve MQuISS; the Macmillan Quality Standard for Cancer Information and Support Services.

Tesco stores pledge to Be Cancer SAFE
Wednesday 29th August 2018

Tesco stores across South Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Derbyshire are supporting their colleagues and customers to Be Cancer SAFE by signing up to be cancer champions.

Monday 13th August 2018

We have a vision. It’s quite simple: every child should have high quality care and equal access at all times, whether that’s in hospital or in the community.

Wednesday 8th August 2018

A series of educational events have been launched to support professionals working with people affected by cancer.