Tameside Macmillan Unit has been awarded The Christie Quality Mark

The team at Tameside`s Macmillan Unit are proud to announce the Unit has been awarded the Christie Quality Mark. Jackie Bird, The Chief Nurse and Executive Director of Quality at the Christie NHS Foundation Trust visited our Trust last week to present the team at the Macmillan Unit with the Christie Quality Mark The Christie Quality Mark was awarded for the excellent environment, care and support at the unit for Christie cancer patients

Tameside and Glossop 5th best in England for cancer wait times

Tameside and Glossop’s local cancer services are amongst the best in the country in terms of the length of time it takes to get treatment, new figures show. Hospitals are required to start treatment within 62 days of an urgent referral by a GP in 85% of cases. But new research by the BBC has found that 94 out of 131 cancer services in England failed to meet that target during 2018-19. Cllr Eleanor Wills, Tameside Council’s executive lead for health, said: “Services across Tameside and Glossop work very hard to deliver the best service they possibly can, and are always trying to improve things.” She added: “Cancer remains one of the biggest health issues for Tameside and Glossop so

Anita`s Mighty Hike for Macmillan Cancer Support

Anita Tumman has completed the Northumberland coast mighty hike to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Anita is an Associate Breast Care Nurse working in the Tameside Macmillan Unit. Anita Hiked 26.77 miles starting the hike on her own but met lots of new people and had lots of laughs along the way. Anita met Caroline at mile 16, both provided much needed encouragement support and friendship and they completed the remainder of the hike together. Anita midway through her hike, at a difficult point and the photographer is attempting to make her laugh Anita & Caroline crossing the finishing line all smiles. We have made it ! Anita & Caroline celebrating receiving their medals More infor

Health Fair at Ashton Library

Michelle Wood Macmillan information and support services assistant and Sue Pomfret of Action Together Many thanks to Suzanne manager of the Health Information team at Tamside Hospital for organising the Health Fair at Tameside Library in Tameside One. It was a real pleasure to attend and meet so many people and find out more about the wide range of support we have in Tameside and Glossop.

Cancer Information in your language

We have translated our most commonly requested cancer information into different languages. Each translation also contains the English at the end. Click on the Macmillan globe to find information in your language Can't find what you need? You can try our Directory of Information Materials. This contains translations from other organisations and Macmillan. Enter the language into the search box. We are sorry if you didn’t find what you were looking for today. If you were looking for another language or topic, please let us know at cancerinformationteam@macmillan.org.uk Contact Macmillan in your language The Macmillan Support Line has an interpreter service, so you can speak to a cancer suppor

Ethnic Minority Cancer Awareness month

Did you know that the Macmillan Support Line offers an interpretation service that is available in over 200 languages? Just call and state, in English, the language you would like to use. #EthnicMinorityCancerAwanessMonth

Macmillan Drop In Support Group Celebrates it`s 20th Anniversary

Congratulations to the Macmillan Drop in Support group on its reaching its 20th year. Pleasure to meet every one and as always a very warm welcome. For 20 years the group has been offering a warm welcome, support and understanding to people affected by cancer. if you would like to find out more you are welcome. Meet people like you and drop in for drink, snack and a chat. More information on the Macmillan Drop in support group is available here

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