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Expressions of Interest for Adopted CNS Posts in Wales

Mesothelioma UK is inviting Expressions Of Interest (EOI) from Health Boards across Wales for two adopted Clinical Nurse Specialist posts. The EOI should be completed and returned to Mesothelioma UK…

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New asbestos-related cancer nurse specialist appointed for Leicester and Leicestershire

Louise Nelson has been appointed as Mesothelioma UK’s Clinical Nurse Specialist for the East Midlands and she will be based at the University of Leicester Hospitals (UHL) NHS Trust. Louise…

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An Exciting Opportunity has Arisen for a New Trustee

Position: Finance Trustee, Board of Trustees Location: Nationwide Salary: Volunteer Term of service: 3 year term with possibility for re-election Time Commitment: Quarterly Trustee meetings in-person, monthly video calls plus…

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Providing a voice for mesothelioma patients

Mesothelioma UK is committed to giving mesothelioma patients across the UK a voice so they can be heard. We’re all aware of the impact that COVID-19 and its subsequent restrictions…

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Research Grant Award 2021 Launched

Mesothelioma UK has launched a two new research grants for 2021 and is inviting applications from 15th January 2021.  Two funding streams are available, for up to £20,000 and up…

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DWP confirms change to six-month rule for terminally ill benefit claims

Following a review of the rule that states terminally ill patients must have six months or less to live in order to ‘fast track’ their claim to certain benefits, the…

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Mesothelioma UK webinars launched

The first in a regular monthly series of Mesothelioma Matters webinars took place in November when Mesothelioma UK hosted expert speakers discussing ‘Nano Tubes, Gold and Mesothelioma’. Researchers from Cambridge…

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New Chair of the Board for Mesothelioma UK

Asbestos-related cancer charity appoints Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Nick Maskell from University of Bristol National asbestos-related cancer charity, Mesothelioma UK has appointed Professor Nick Maskell as its new Chair of…

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New asbestos-related cancer nurse specialist appointed for Essex

Angela Goldfinch has been appointed as a new Mesothelioma UK Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust. Angela will be based at Broomfield Hospital which…

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New clinical nurse specialist for asbestos-related cancer patients in West and North Yorkshire

Simon Bolton joins Mesothelioma UK and will be based at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust National asbestos-related cancer charity, Mesothelioma UK has appointed Simon Bolton as a new Clinical…

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