Issue 2, Spring 2022 Welcome to the second edition of our Greater Manchester Cancer User Involvement newsletter. We hope you enjoyed issue one, and found it a useful way to keep in touch with the work that's been going on. As you all are aware, we’re looking at how we can do things better, and in our recent survey, better communication was asked for. You asked, and we said let’s improve. We hope you find the update useful and informative, and we’d welcome your feedback and input. Please get in touch with Jess or Sinead if you [...]
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Greater Manchester Cancer Alliance is reassuring people that it is still safe to attend cancer appointments. Cancer has been a priority throughout the pandemic and the NHS will continue to prioritise cancer services as we manage the Omicron wave. Cancer assessment and treatments will continue, and people are being urged to keep their appointments. Measures are in place to help protect patients and staff and it is important to not delay cancer treatment. Urgent cancer surgery is being prioritised, with COVID-protected areas helping to ensure patients continue to receive safe and timely operations for cancer. Dr Sarah Taylor, a GP in South Manchester [...]
The Princess Royal visits Greater Manchester Prehabilitation Programme to Commend Positive Impact on Cancer PatientsAlison Foxley2022-02-28T14:27:29+00:00
Back to Latest News Princess Anne met with staff and patients on her visit to the specialist cancer programme. As Patron of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists, Her Royal Highness alongside Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham and representatives from the Greater Manchester Cancer Alliance, was introduced to a number of staff working on the specialist cancer programme, including exercise specialists, people affected by cancer enrolled on the service, its Clinical Director Dr John Moore and its Allied Health Professional (AHP) Occupational Therapist Clinical Lead Zoe Merchant. The Princess Royal was shown several demonstrations of typical [...]
Greater Manchester Cancer Community joins forces with Renowned Manchester Poet to mark World Cancer DayAlison Foxley2022-01-28T13:16:17+00:00
Cancer doctors, researchers and patients from across Greater Manchester have joined forces with Manchester poet Tony Walsh this World Cancer Day, to highlight their continued commitment to cancer services, despite the on-going pandemic. The cancer community across the region is vast, ranging from cancer nurses, to pathologists, scientists, radiologists, administration teams and managers, all playing a role in providing the best care and treatment possible to those affected. Manchester poet Tony Walsh underlines the love, dedication and Manchester’s cancer expertise in his latest work ‘Innit, love?’ released today (Thursday 4 February) to mark Greater Manchester’s response to World Cancer [...]