Exciting new opportunities for people affected by cancer to shape services

21st December 2017

There are 4 exciting new opportunities for people affected by cancer in to be involved with the University College London Hospital Cancer Collaborative, which is part of the NHS Cancer Vanguard. These are exciting opportunities for patients and carers to shape NHS services and make a difference in north and east London and west Essex.

To be eligible, you (or the person you care for) must have received treatment at one of the NHS Trusts in the area covered, see map at https://www.uclh.nhs.uk/OurServices/ServiceA-Z/Cancer/NCV/Pages/ccmap.aspx.

Current involvement opportunities
The involvement opportunities for people affected by cancer are:

1. Being a patient representative on a Pathway Board or Expert Reference Group – deadline 28 January

2. Joining our Patient Experience and User Involvement Steering Group – deadline 28 January

3. Joining a Quality of Life Pilot Steering Group – deadline 22 January

4. Joining a Multidisciplinary Diagnostic Centre (MDC) Steering Group – deadline 22 January

Full information about each of these opportunities is available at https://www.uclh.nhs.uk/OurServices/ServiceA-Z/Cancer/NCV/Pages/Gettinginvolvedwithcancer.aspx.

We are especially keen to hear from people with connections to other cancer networks and community groups, who can offer a broad perspective.

Please contact or call 07950 960 159 or 020 3447 2779. You can also make contact about joining the wider Patient and Carer Network at any time.