Alliance Blog

Passport to my Health and Well-being31st January 2022

The Passport to my Health and Well-being is designed to improve people’s experience of a cancer pathway when they are living with mental health difficulties. It’s a simple but effective document that helps people who are living with cancer and a mental health condition to describe what they need from health professionals, to make life […]

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Co-producing the passsport

Cancer Patient Experience Survey17th January 2022

At the NHS we want our patients to have the best experience possible and having continuous patient feedback is crucial in helping us deliver what patients want and need. The national Cancer Patient Experience Survey (CPES) asks for feedback from cancer patients (16 years and over*), to inform and improve local cancer services across England. […]

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We are Bright Ideas in Health Awards winners!9th December 2021

Our collaborative work with MSD to develop and implement the targeted lung cancer awareness campaign “Do It For Yourself” won in the ‘Outstanding Industry Collaboration’ category and we couldn’t be more thrilled to see the efforts of our team celebrated in this way. It was an absolute  honour to attend the virtual ceremony and to […]

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Definition of a network: a group or system of interconnected people or things: The Cancern Network30th November 2021

The Cancern Network is a new network of VCSE organisations dedicated to improving quality-of-life outcomes and providing personalised care and support for anyone affected by cancer in the North East and North Cumbria. Who are the members of the network? The network is made up of charitable organisations offering a range of services to meet the […]

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Busting cancer myths in our communities28th October 2021

The Alliance is supporting a number of Cancer Community Awareness Workers located across our region with the aim of reducing health inequalities and improving the rates of early cancer diagnosis. Cancer Community Awareness Workers target communities where cancer is either more prevalent or outcomes from cancer are poorer. They raise awareness of the causes of […]

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