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Lucion Services announces 10th anniversary of Asbestos Management Conference

For the past decade, market leader in asbestos inspection, testing and consultancy, Lucion Services, has hosted the UK’s largest asbestos management conference. Each year, the conference brings together industry leaders…

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Host for Meso UK Research Centre

We’re launching a tender process for universities to form a strategic alliance with Mesothelioma UK to establish a Research Centre. UK university Schools of Midwifery and Nursing are invited to…

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Call for justice and equality of care for patients treating themselves with cannabis

In November 2019, a new patient advocacy organisation called Cannabis Patient Advocacy & Support Services (CPASS) launched at The Royal College of Nursing (RCN). In 2018, the UK Home Office…

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Expressions of interest invited from Trusts in the North East

Mesothelioma UK is inviting Expressions of Interest from NHS Trusts, in the Northern Cancer Alliance region, to host a mesothelioma Clinical Nurse Specialist (MCNS). Increasing the MCNS workforce in the…

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New research study looking for patients who are/were healthcare workers

The Healthcare Worker Mesothelioma Asbestos Guidance (MAGS) study is looking for participants. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and you are, or have ever been, a healthcare worker your…

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My Mesothelioma Care Passport

The planned care that you receive following a diagnosis can mean that there’s a lot of information, dates, medical information and contact details to remember. We’ve recently developed a pilot…

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First Clinical Nurse Specialist appointed for asbestos-related cancer patients in West Midlands

Sophie Philips has been appointed as the West Midlands’ first dedicated Mesothelioma Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), based at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. Sophie will join Mesothelioma UK’s network of 26…

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New report says ‘UK is failing to bridge the asbestos safety gap’

A new report citing evidence of the hidden health risks posed by asbestos in UK public buildings, such as schools and hospitals, has been launched by the independent think tank,…

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Mayor’s fundraiser raises £3,000 for Mesothelioma UK

The Mayor of Saffron Walden’s latest fundraiser has raised £3,000 for national asbestos-related cancer charity, Mesothelioma UK. The money was raised from a 1960s dance and disco, held at Saffron…

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A night of award winners

Hurricane Lorenzo seemed to make landfall just as our guests were leaving the hotel to enjoy a drinks reception on a heritage Blackpool tram, sponsored by Royds Withy King. This…

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