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  • Blog Post: Macmillan responds to Government proposal to make all chemotherapy patients to face benefits check

    I wanted to let you all know about some big developments in our ‘put the fair into welfare’ campaign in the last couple of weeks. At the end of November the government published its long awaited response to Professor Malcolm Harrington’s review of the Work Capability Assessment....
  • Blog Post: Sign our petition: Welfare reform

    The way that the welfare system works is changing. This could mean that many people with cancer , like you and your family will be forced into poverty. Please sign our petition to help us lobby MP's and Lords before they make important decisions about this matter. To remind you, our calls are...
  • Blog Post: Help us put the fair into welfare

    Hello everyone. I just wanted to let you all know that our welfare reform campaign petition has gone live today! So please help us to ‘put the fair into welfare’ by signing up and spreading the word among your friends, family and colleagues . The more support we get the stronger our message...
  • Blog Post: Interview: Rosemary Frazer talks about causing a stir!

    Our local campaigns officer Rosemary has kindly answered some questions that I had about what exactly campaigning means. If you ever been angry about something or wanted to change something but not known how then read on. Rosemary will also be talking about campaigning and answering your questions...
  • Blog Post: Solent Lady's Fitness Blog: Part 3.

    As part of our Move More campaign which aims to encourage more people with cancer to exercise, we've asked Solent Lady to follow the program of activity and keep a diary. Here's part three. You can read part two here. If you'd like to get more active, find out more and send off for a Move...
  • Blog Post: Campaigning surgery with Rosemary: Tomorrow

    Hello, I just wanted to remind everyone that our first campaigning surgery with Rosemary from our local campaigns team is tomorrow at 12-1pm. The question we'll be discussing in this first of three special campaigning sessions is: "Why campaign? How campaigning can make a difference"...
  • Blog Post: Your Biggest Issue: Transcript

    Last month we had a web chat with Rosemary, our new local campaigns officer, where you told her what your biggest issue is. The record of all of your issues is below, and Rosemary will be hosting a series of three monthly surgeries to teach you how to campaign at a local level to affect change. Please...
  • Blog Post: Rosemary's Local Campaigning Surgeries

    Perhaps some of you remember the Biggest Issue web chat that we had last month when we asked you to come to the chat room and tell Rosemary Frazer , our local campaigns officer, what your biggest issue was? We had so many responses, and Rosemary is really keen to encourage you to campaign locally...
  • Blog Post: Solent Lady's Fitness Blog: Part 2.

    As part of our Move More campaign which aims to encourage more people with cancer to exercise, we've asked Solent Lady to follow the program of activity and keep a diary. Here's part two. You can read part one here . If you'd like to get more active, find out more and send off for...
  • Blog Post: Put the fair into welfare - campaign update

    Hi everyone, I wanted to update you on our welfare reform campaign and thank you all for your efforts to help us in our work at the Liberal Democrat Party conference. As you may be aware the Liberal Democrat conference voted on whether their party should oppose the Government's plan to take away...