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  • Blog Post: Take your chance to put a question about cancer to an MP

    On 7 May 2014, Macmillan will be holding its third Parliamentary Question Time at the House of Commons in London. Macmillan Question Time brings together a panel of MPs, peers and health experts to answer our questions about cancer care and services. Last year’s panel included Shadow Health...
  • Blog Post: The government is listening

    I get asked sometimes why I volunteer for Macmillan. Everyone has their own reason for being a volunteer - I volunteer because I like being part of a group of people working together to make things happen. And Macmillan has really been making things happen recently. So this blog is about the successes...
  • Blog Post: Shaping up for 2014!

    The beginning of the year is often a time for reflection. For me, there’s a lot to reflect on for the past 12 months. This time last year I was part-way through chemotherapy and unsure how 2013 would shape up. My focus was getting through each day and I couldn’t think or plan ahead...
  • Blog Post: Do you care? Tackle the carers' crisis

    Almost a million people in England care for a friend or family member with cancer. Looking after a loved one with cancer can be tough, and while it is available, many carers are not getting the support they need. We want to tell you about Macmillan's new campaign, and why we're calling on...
  • Blog Post: Macmillan at the 2013 Party Conferences

    So Conference season has finally come to end, and the blue, red and yellow banners and bunting are being put away until next year. Party Conference is a bit of a mystery to some, so I thought it might be helpful to tell you what Macmillan was up to at the three main political party conferences this...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Freya...our new Campaigns Blogger!

    Meet Freya. Cancer Voice. Campaigner. And now, blogger. She'll be giving you the inside track on our campaign work over the next few months. Here, she introduces herself and gives you a sneaky peek of what you can expect... Like many people I knew the name Macmillan and thought most of Macmillan’s...
  • Blog Post: Don’t let patients be silenced

    Today we’re launching a new campaign to help save, of all things, a survey. It may not sound hugely exciting, but the Cancer Patient Experience Survey is a crucial way to make sure patients have their voices heard in the new NHS . At Macmillan, we believe that: all cancer...
  • Blog Post: Challenge the caring crisis

    Many people could face cancer alone without the support of friends and family. But looking after a loved one with cancer can be tough. Macmillan’s campaigns team tell us more. Almost 1 million people in England help to look after a friend or family member with cancer but, too often, many miss...
  • Blog Post: Your chance to have your say in the new NHS landscape

    The recent reforms to the NHS in England are some of the biggest in history. You could hardly have missed the debate, but working out what it means for people using health services can be a little more difficult. That’s more than can be covered in one blog – but one of the biggest changes...
  • Blog Post: Making the case for free social care at the end of life

    Today we’re launching our new report Making the case for free social care at the end of life . As the title suggests, this report lays out our evidence for why social care services are so vital for those in the last weeks of their life. Vikki, who helped care for her dad, Adrian, at the end of...
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