Meet the team – Hazel Curtis

Meet the team – Hazel Curtis

Our interviews with the operations team continue with Hazel, our Finance Officer. Here she tells us what she values about working here and why she doesn’t have a wardrobe full of grey suits. “Prior to starting at Mesothelioma UK in 2020, I worked in local government...
Meet the team – Roland Ungoed-Thomas

Meet the team – Roland Ungoed-Thomas

In the second of our interviews with Mesothelioma UK staff, we catch up with Roland, the most recent addition to the operations team. Joining us in the newly created role of Creative Designer, he’s already making our information and promotional materials more visually...
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...