Vanessa’s story

Vanessa’s story

In the second of our interviews for carers week, Vanessa talks about the support she gives her husband Des, a retired carpenter, who was diagnosed with mesothelioma 18 months ago. Vanessa is keen to stress that she does not consider herself to be her husband’s carer,...
Fran’s story

Fran’s story

We spoke to Fran as part of our campaign to support Carers Week. Her father was diagnosed with mesothelioma in December last year. Already a carer for his wife, (Fran’s mother) due to her diabetes and mobility problems, mesothelioma has exacerbated an already...
Meet the team – Julie Morton

Meet the team – Julie Morton

Julie is our Senior Administrative Officer, leading our Administration Team and answering calls to our freephone Support Line. Julie joined Mesothelioma UK in 2019 having previously worked in the NHS. Here she talks about the key role she plays as part of the wider...