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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.

Monday 11th December 2017

Patients will benefit from a significant investment across South Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Derbyshire aimed at improving the stage at which cancers are diagnosed and making more cancers curable.

Funding to provide personalised care for people with cancer
Monday 11th December 2017

​Richard Metcalfe, Macmillan Programme Lead, Macmillan Living with and Beyond Cancer Programme writes about how local people with cancer will benefit from increased communication across regional hospitals and a more personalised experience when diagnosed thanks to a massive investment from NHS England.

Public meeting: Help us future-proof local services
Wednesday 6th December 2017

We are asking for your views to inform an independent review of hospital services in South Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Derbyshire.

Working together better for stroke patients
Wednesday 15th November 2017

A decision to change the way people receive care in the first few days after having a stroke in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw has been made today (Wednesday 15 November 2017) by the joint committee of clinical commissioning groups.

Decision making meeting on hyper acute stroke services
Tuesday 7th November 2017

A business case proposing the future provision of hyper acute stroke services in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw will be discussed, with a decision set to be made at a meeting of the Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups on Wednesday 15 November, 2017.