Greater Manchester Cancer is committed to ensuring that the voices of people affected by cancer are at the heart of service improvements. So if you are a patient, family member, carer or friend, we would love to hear from you.


You can help Greater Manchester Cancer improve cancer services

By sharing your experiences and opinions, you can help make sure that the care provided is what people really need. There are lots of different ways to get involved, and you can give as much or as little time as you would like. Whether you are taking surveys, reviewing leaflets, helping develop training programmes for doctors and nurses, or acting as a patient representative at board meetings, your actions will make a big difference.


What can you expect from us?

You will have the full support of our Macmillan User Involvement Team, who will help make sure you can make a valuable contribution to Greater Manchester Cancer. When you join us, you’ll receive an induction and a welcome pack and there are a number of different learning and development opportunities available too.

Take a look at our User Involvement Charter which outlines Greater Manchester Cancer’s pledges to people affected by cancer who are involved in our work, and what we expect from them in return.


The Greater Manchester Cancer/Macmillan User Involvement Team

The team is currently made up of Paula Daley Macmillan User Involvement Team Manager, Natasha Smith, Macmillan User Involvement Manager,  Jane Cronin, Macmillan User Involvement Manager, and Macmillan User Involvement Support Officer, Parveen Khan.

If you have been affected by cancer and want to get involved then please drop us a line at mc.userinvolvement@nhs.net or ring us on 0161 918 2367/2087 and ask to speak to a member of the team.


Useful Information

GM Cancer Macmillan User Involvement Expense Form

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