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New report published on impact of asbestos-related cancer on healthcare professionals

Mesothelioma Asbestos Guidance Study (MAGS) and recommendations produced by Mesothelioma UK and University of Sheffield. A study into the impact of asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma on healthcare professionals has been completed…

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The Burdett Trust for Nursing awards grant to Mesothelioma UK

Independent charitable trust, The Burdett Trust for Nursing is donating a £10,000 grant to Mesothelioma UK, the national asbestos-related cancer charity. The funding will enable Mesothelioma UK to appoint a…

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New asbestos-related cancer nurse specialist appointed for South Tyneside and Sunderland

Joanne Anderson has been appointed as a new Mesothelioma UK Clinical Nurse Specialist at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust. Joanne will be based at Sunderland Royal Hospital and…

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Report published on military experiences of asbestos-related cancer

Research into the incidence and experience of mesothelioma among UK armed forces has identified how care and support can be improved A study carried out by researchers at the University…

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How Meso UK collaborates with support group

Clininical Nurse Specialist, Carolyn McCrae, recently contributed this article to Action on Asbestos support group’s newsletter, highlighting how Meso UK collaborates with the group… My name is Carolyn MacRae and…

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Researchers looking for carers of armed forces mesothelioma patients to take part in new study

As part of the MiMES Military Mesothelioma Experience Study, Mesothelioma UK is funding a project which aims to investigate the psychological effects of mesothelioma from the carer’s perspective. Specifically, this…

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Ashtons Legal shares patient claim story

Errol Lee, a man in his 70s who worked for many years near Melton Mowbray, has decided that it is time to speak out about how he contracted the disease,…

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New mesothelioma nurse specialist appointed for East Kent

Toni Fleming has been appointed as a new Mesothelioma UK Clinical Nurse Specialist for East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust. Toni Fleming will be based at Kent and Canterbury…

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New review published on psychological effects of mesothelioma

Mesothelioma UK funded a research team at the University of Sheffield to carry out a review of the psychological effects of mesothelioma on patients and carers. The review is now…

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Meso UK Ops Team 2019

We’re recruiting!

We’re looking for two new people to join our busy operations team. The posts are: Finance Assistant – 1 year fixed term with the possibility to extend. The post is…

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