2020 Mesothelioma UK – Supporting our Armed Forces project and MIMES research virtual update

In 2020 Mesothelioma UK Invited Military personnel, veterans and their families affected by Mesothelioma to join our virtual conference to hear from Mesothelioma UK CNS nurses.

This virtual conference allowed patients to hear the background and Insight Into Mesothelioma UK’s support In the Armed Forces Project, an update on the MiMES research presented by Professor Angela Tod, the future of how Mesothelioma UK will support the Armed Forces and the future of addressing key recommendations, Airtight on asbestos and asbestos smart with charity CEO Liz Darlison and closing comments from Dr Jonathan Leach OBE the associate medical director for the Armed Forces and Veterans health.

Access to immunotherapy update

As you may be aware from previous issues of our magazine, first line immunotherapy (nivolumab and ipilimumab) for the treatment of mesothelioma is currently under consideration by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) following the results of...

Mesothelioma UK partners with Healthinote

Mesothelioma UK has joined Healthinote, an online digital platform allowing doctors, nurses and pharmacists to find and share reliable health information with their patients. Used by over 3,000 GP practices in the UK, Heathinote enables people to be given an...

New Chemotherapy Booklet

Our new booklet Chemotherapy for Mesothelioma addresses key questions people with mesothelioma may have if they are offered chemotherapy. “Whether to accept chemotherapy is not always a straightforward decision for people with mesothelioma. Our new booklet can help...

Mesothelioma UK appoints new Head of Nursing

Leah Taylor has been appointed as the new Head of Nursing for Mesothelioma UK. In this role, Leah will work closely with the charity’s operational team and trustees, and will provide strategic leadership of the charity’s UK network of 34 Clinical Nurse Specialists....

PIF TICK certification for our patient information

We know how overwhelming a diagnosis of mesothelioma can be, and how good written information can play a vital part in helping people make informed choices. This is why we’re so pleased to have been recertified under the PIF TICK scheme, demonstrating our commitment...