Macmillan

They were crucial in the establishment of MelaNoMore, proving essential Grant funds as well expert guidance.

They will continue to provide guidance as well as latest links re Melanoma on their website.

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New Engagement Opportunity - Macmillan (Jan23)

Macmillan’s Innovation Team are looking to understand people’s experience of work after a cancer diagnosis to help inform the development of new services and support to enable employers to provide better workplace provision for employees living with and affected by cancer.

We’re specifically looking to engage with:

  • People with cancer, who were working at the time of their cancer diagnosis
  • People with cancer in employment, who are living with the long-term effects of their diagnosis and treatment

Please click here to to see a briefing document with full details on the opportunity.

If you would like to take part, please contact innovationcommunity@macmillan.org.uk 

Raising Your Voice Guide (Jan23)

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South East and East of England Virtual Cancer Network

In the South East and East of England the Macmillan Engagement Leads have created a new virtual network for anyone in this area who is interested in getting involved with opportunities to improve Macmillan cancer information and support services or in hearing about cancer engagement in their community. (Jan 22)

If you would like to join, please complete the simple survey and join up. You will be able to choose how you want to be involved.

The Network is for anyone with cancer experience, any friends and family of someone with cancer, and for anyone who works to support people who may be affected by cancer.

Click on the link below to join up.

https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/Southeastandeastofenglandcancernetwork/

iHOPE course (Help Overcome Problems Effectively)

The iHOPE course is an online 6-week self-management programme for people living with cancer. You will be part of a cohort of other people living with cancer and are able to engage with other participants as little or as much as you wish. We will be running five courses this year facilitated online by Macmillan facilitators as per the attached flyer.

It is a six-week programme that focuses on topics including:

  • Smarter goal setting
  • Priorities and values
  • Living positively with fears for the future
  • Character strengths
  • Physical activity
  • Eating well
  • Managing stress
  • Coping with fatigue
  • Finding things to be thankful for

It is recommended you commit a minimum of 2 hours per week, at a time to suit you, and have access to the internet via smartphone, tablet or PC.

Start dates: 31st January, 21st March, 13th June, 5th September, 31st October 2022

Please see the Flyer attached and if interested, please complete the online survey found at

https://bit.ly/MAC-HOPE-2022 (you will need to click on the right arrow at the bottom of the page to sign up for the course) (Jan 22)

Talk More

Through social & virtual events, such as our Wellbeing Webinars, where everyone can meet, chat and seek advice. We have now returned to "real" social gatherings.


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Learn More

As well as running educational events, we have a website where lots of information about Melanoma, will be easily accessible and pooled into one simple point of access.


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Support More

We have set up the MelaNoMore Buddies, who team up on a one-to-one basis with Friends going through similar experiences, providing friendship and a listening ear.

 

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