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'Help us to help you' - we say "it's always best to check" symptoms

Wed 19 Aug '20

We support NHS England’s ‘Help us to help you’ campaign, a programme that encourages the public to contact the heath service if they have suspected cancer symptoms.

Policy, Health

Government must be "proactive when facing up to associated health costs of pandemic"

Fri 31 Jul '20

As the Government tightens restrictions in some parts of the country, Teenage Cancer Trust urges the Government to be proactive when facing up to the associated health costs of the pandemic by ensuring urgent and on-going access to psychological support.

Policy

Invest in teen cancer services to sustain results of today's Cancer Patient Experience Survey

Thu 25 Jun '20

The Cancer Patient Experience Survey (CPES) 2019 has today been published, shining a light on the experiences of cancer patients up and down the country. CPES aims to monitor national progress on cancer care and provide information to drive local quality improvement. Here's our response.

Policy

Scottish Government relaxes shielding guidance

Thu 18 Jun '20

Scottish Government has today relaxed its shielding guidance for vulnerable people. Read our response.

Policy, Scotland

Teenage Cancer Trust responds to updated coronavirus guidance on shielding

Tue 2 Jun '20

Coronavirus guidance for those shielding in England and Wales was unexpectedly updated at the weekend. The rapid shift in advice is confusing and unsettling, particularly for those young people trying to manage their cancer reality amid a backdrop of a global pandemic.

Policy

Teenage Cancer Trust responds to Health Secretary's newly announced priorities

Wed 18 Dec '19

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, has today set out his priorities in a speech delivered at Policy Exchange.

Policy

Open letter: let's make the next government the one that ends inequalities for young people with cancer

Fri 29 Nov '19

We wrote to those working on health from the Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, and SNP calling for the next Government to end cancer inequalities for young people. Here's what we wrote...

Policy

Teenage Cancer Trust-funded study calls for more mental health research

Thu 1 Aug '19

The new study identifies ten research priorities for young people with cancer during and after treatment.

Policy

Teenage Cancer Trust responds to the new NHS Long Term Plan

Mon 7 Jan '19

NHS England has published its Long Term Plan outlining how it will spend additional investment from Government over the next decade. Read the response from Kate Collins, Chief Executive of Teenage Cancer Trust.

Policy, Clinical trials, Health, Patient experience, Public Health