The UA joins forces to call on the government to provide immediate support to alleviate the cost-of-living impact on people most affected.
Following our rigorous recruitment process to find the person who will lead the Association into its exciting next chapter, we are delighted to welcome Samantha Sherratt as UA’s Transformation Director.
We are delighted to have welcomed Samantha Sherratt as UA’s Transformation Director, who – working closely with the Board – will lead our charity in becoming the higher-profile, more accessible
According to a recent Prostate Cancer UK (PCUK) survey, 95 per cent of men with continence issues experience anxiety because they might not be able to dispose of their incontinence pads or stoma products hygienically in an appropriate sanitary bin in a cubicle, when they go out. Worryingly too, around half of these men stated that they now reduce the amount of time they spend out of the house due to incontinence.
As part of our pilot project Safe Spaces, UA members have identified what’s needed to make a venue a good place to visit, particularly within the first 12 months after surgery.
We believe the NHS and social care workforce needs to be properly resourced and supported to provide quality, personalised and equitable care. That’s why we’ve proudly joined more than 80 other organisations in putting our name to a joint statement issued by National Voices – the leading coalition of health and social care charities in England – calling on the government to act.
If you’re based in Northern Ireland and in need of support – for you or a loved one – UA volunteer Donna Watson would be delighted to have a chat with you.