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Trusts invited to have lung cancer nurses ‘adopted’ by Mesothelioma UK

To further complement our specialist nursing team we are currently looking to adopt nurses across the UK with an interest in supporting and caring for Mesothelioma patients. Initially up to 3 posts will be adopted with further opportunities later in the year. Successful applicants will be appointed based on quality…

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“Uncertainty and ignorance” risks more asbestos deaths

IOSH No Time To Lose Campaign

Nearly one in four UK construction workers believe they may have been exposed to asbestos fibres, placing them at higher risk of contracting terminal cancers later in life. And with potentially half a million buildings containing this lethal mineral, employees across many sectors risk being exposed every day – continuing…

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Helen Wilkes appointed as Mesothelioma Clinical Nurse Specialist in Southampton

Helen Wilkes has been appointed as the first Mesothelioma Clinical Nurse Specialist in the UK to focus on helping armed forces personnel and veterans. Helen will be based at the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and the new post is funded by national cancer charity, Mesothelioma UK through funding…

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Metro Safety raises £3,200 for Mesothelioma UK

In celebration of Metro Safety’s 25th anniversary year the company set themselves the challenge of raising £20,000, to be split between four worthwhile charities: MacMillan Cancer Support The Children’s Burns Trust Mesothelioma UK Caring Matters Now During the course of the year they undertook a number of fundraising initiatives, raising…

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