Macmillan Free Will Writing Service

Macmillan Cancer Support is offering you the chance to write your will for free so you can make sure your family and friends, and the charities you care about, receive what you want to give them. There is no obligation to leave a gift in your will to Macmillan.Any gift will make a mark that lives on by helping us to be right there for people facing cancer in the future. There are several ways you can write your will with one of our highly-regarded partners. Depending on where you live in the UK, we have different options available for you. To help you decide which way will be best for you. Please click the link below for more information Macmillan cancer Support free will writing service

Getting Travel Insurance - December Round up

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 Smoking Addiction Treatment coming to Tameside Hospital

A new smoking addiction treatment, called the CURE project, is coming to Tameside Hospital. The CURE project is a comprehensive secondary care treatment programme for tobacco addiction. At its heart is systematically identifying all active smokers admitted to hospital and immediately offering nicotine replacement therapy and other medicatio ns, as well as specialist support, for the duration of the admission and after discharge. You can find out more information about the CURE project by coming to one of the information stalls at the hospital on: · Wednesday 22 January, outside the Hartshead Restaurant · Friday 24 January, in the Hartshead South entrance to the hospital. You can also find ou

Implementing the Universal Model for Personalised Care in Tameside and Glossop

Implementing the Universal Model for Personalised Care in Tameside and Glossop We would like to know what is important to you, either in receiving or delivering personalised care and support. The “Universal Model for Personalised Care”, was published alongside the NHS Long Term Plan. It describes how personalised care must become a core part of the way we deliver health and care. It highlights how we must extend our view of ‘the system’ to incorporate the vast range of community assets that we have and connect more strongly with the voluntary and community sector. Delivering personalised care means that people have choice and control over the way their care is planned and delivered, it sh

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