The impact of smoking vs vaping over a month.

There are so many misconceptions around the harm of e-cigarettes but what is the impact of smoking vs vaping? This experiment shows how toxic chemicals and tar inhaled by an average smoker in just one month compare with using an e-cigarette. Visit www.nhs.uk/smokefree to find the support that works for you. #NoSmokingDay #Smokefree NHS Smokefree YouTube channel: In this short film leading smoking researcher Dr Lion Shahab and Dr Rosemary Leonard carry out a demonstration to visually illustrate the impact of smoking vs vaping over a month.

NO SMOKING DAY Wednesday 13th March

Take the first step & join the countless others who have stopped smoking for good Each year thousands of people quit smoking successfully. You can join them on #NoSmokingDay. Get your free Personal Quit Plan at www.nhs.uk/smokefree to help you stop smoking for good. Its a tragic fact that half of all smokers will die from a smoking-related illness, some in their 40`s. Smoking causes 16 different types of cancer, COPD (a debilitating and life threatening disease of the lung) as well as heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Nut its never too late to quit. Stopping smoking is the biggest single step you can take to improve your health and reduce your risks. If you have tried before but not succee

Getting Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is a popular topic of conversation among people affected by cancer. Our travel insurance group on our Online Community is a place where people can share their experiences of finding affordable coverage suited to them. You can read our most recent blog update here , or visit the travel insurance group here to take part in the discussion. More information about travelling with cancer can be found in our booklet Travel and cancer.

Are you LGB? Help Macmillan review their cancer information

Macmillan are looking for people who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual and affected by cancer to answer a short survey about their 'cancer and your sex life' booklet. They're exploring different ways of presenting this information and would like to know what options work for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. If you'd like to take part please contact reviewing@macmillan.org.uk quoting 'cancer and sex - LGB survey'. www.lgbt.foundation

Facing Out: Life After Treatment For Facial Cancer 22 February — 2 June 2019

Google Tag Manager End Google Tag Manager ======== Whitworth Specific Styles ======== navigation object : CSS (Phase I) [if lt IE 9]> <![endif]Facing Out | Whitworth Art Gallery StartFragmentAn exhibition of portraits of people who have experienced facial cancers together with their choice of artworks from the Whitworth collections.EndFragment The portraits have been created in public by Manchester-based artist Lucy Burscough during her residency at Maggie's Manchester; a cancer support centre in the grounds of The Christie Hospital. All events are free. Booking essential: Tinyurl.com/facingoutevents For more information visit: www.whitworth.manchester.ac.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/upcom

Macmillan&#96;s Online Community

Macmillan’s online community is a safe place where you can ask questions, share your experience or simply vent how you are feeling. This is a great way to join groups,start discussions or find out the latest news. You can find out more here: community.macmillan

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.

Ask an Expert at Macmillan&#96;s Online Community

Our experts below are here to help answer your questions. Check for which experts are available and click ‘ask a question’. Click here for more information Macmillan’s online community is a safe place where you can ask questions, share your experience or simply vent how you are feeling. This is a great way to join groups,start discussions or find out the latest news. You can find out more here: community.macmillan

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is a popular topic of conversation among people affected by cancer. Our travel insurance group on our Online Community is a place where people can share their experiences of finding affordable coverage suited to them. You can read our most recent blog update here , or visit the travel insurance group here to take part in the discussion. More information about travelling with cancer can be found in our booklet Travel and cancer.

New primary care access hubs open in Denton and Stalybridge

This week, Tameside Council’s Executive Leader Brenda Warrington opened the new hub at Denton. She said: “Local people spoke and we responded by providing more access to primary care services out-of-hours. “Today, it was with great pleasure that I was asked to open the new hub in Denton. This will enable more access to primary care in Tameside. Meaning, local people can see a health care professional, with a minor illness, when they need it the most and receive treatment instead of having to go to the hospital’s A&E department when their GP is closed. “The additional hubs in Denton and Stalybridge will help with the increasing demand on the health and social care system, ensuring those who

Mayor of Greater Manchester visits Tameside&#96;s Macmillan Unit

We are proud to have welcomed our Mayor for Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham. Andy visited the Trust to see the Macmillan Unit and the most recent upgrade to the Unit`s outpatient department, the outpatients` department environment now has the same high levels of excellence as the rest of the unit, meeting Macmillan Cancer Support`s Quality Environmental Quality Mark standards. Andy called into the Macmillan Information and Support service and discussed the needs and concerns of people affected by cancer.

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