Volunteer for us, and you could find yourself talking to a committee of MPs and Peers at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster.
That’s what happened to Judy Dadswell, who’s been a one-to-one telephone support volunteer with us for more than 10 years. Heroically, she agreed to give evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Breast Cancer. This influential group, with the backing of Prime Minister David...
We're hearing that older people with breast cancer may not be receiving the level and type of support, treatment and information they need, as we outlined in our 2011 policy briefing Improving outcomes and experiences for older women with breast cancer.
Now we're working with charities Breakthrough Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Campaign on a parliamentary inquiry into older people and breast cancer, being led by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG...
With local healthcare services rapidly changing, the ways in which people can get involved in shaping them is also altering. From 1 April, a new local consumer service called Healthwatch will be set up in every city and county council in the country, funded by local authorities.
With powers to hold local services to account, it's important that people get involved in Healthwatch, and this is being made easier with the launch of a new website.
A Parliamentary inquiry into how older people with breast cancer are treated and cared for wants people to come forward and talk about their experiences.
The inquiry is being held by the ...
Our Chief Executive, Samia al Qadhi, in joint charity approach
Breast Cancer Care’s Chief Executive Samia al Qadhi has met with Prime Minister David Cameron to highlight important breast cancer issues.
Samia visited 10 Downing Street on 8 January with the CEOs of the charities Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer, and the Officers of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Breast Cancer: Steve Brine, MP; Annette Brooke, MP; and Sharon Hodgson, MP....
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Volunteers Pat and Catherine recently gave a breast awareness talk at their local doctor’s surgery. Catherine says. “Pat and I had a great time. I have now started to contact other surgeries to see if they are interested in having a breast awareness talk for their patients. It would be great if we can get the GPs to appreciate what a great asset this could be to their surgeries”.