Macmillan support in your area

Macmillan supports more than 900 independent cancer support groups and organisations across the UK. If you need to talk about your cancer experience, you can find one near you

Save the date 24th May

Please make a note of the date May 24 as this is the day @newsintameside will be holding their second Bring a £1 day in #Tameside #Glossop #Oldham

Thank You

To our 750+ #LondonMarathon runners: we are so proud to have each and every one of you on our team. #TeamMacmillan,

April is Bowl cancer awareness month

Bowel cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK, with 1 in 20 people developing it during their lifetime. However 98% of people diagnosed will survive if the cancer is found early. Early diagnosis saves lives Find out more about Bowel Cancer, including the signs & symptoms, treatment screening & support

Rights at work for people with cancer

Under equality law, people who have, or have had cancer are protected from unfair treatment at work. Employers are also required to make reasonable adjustments to help staff with cancer stay in or return to work when they’re ready and able to. Favicon CanonicalTag Page Metadata Start Asynchronous Code End Asynchronous Code StartFragmentEndFragment Find out more about your rights at work, information and resources available at StartFragment However, it can be difficult to know where to start, or what to say. Download our step-by-step guide here to help you find the words to talk to your employer. If you have questions about work and cancer you can also call o

My Life in Tameside & Glossop

My Life in Tameside & Glossop website launched, at Ryecroft Hall. This comprehensive new website brings data, intelligence and evidence from all our health and social care partners into one easily accessible location. From the homepage you can quickly access a directory which gives members of the public the opportunity to find support in the community as well as enabling commissioners to audit local services . you can also access local health data covering the whole course of life, demographic information and more. Local health information is vital to us, our partners and our residents when making key evidenced-based decisions. With the emergence of a fully integrated care organisation for

Give us a break

If anyone deserves a break isn't it someone with cancer ? Macmillan Cancer Support want to make sure travel insurance is clear and fairly priced, so that people with cancer can take a break when they really need it. See the Macmillan Cancer Support website for more information about this campaign to show you support or to share your story Give us a break

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