News
Cancer Alliance
3rd April 2020

New Managing Director appointed to Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance

The Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance has appointed a new Managing Director, Yvonne Elliott. Yvonne started with us on 27th March 2020 and, over the next few months, will…
Cancer Alliance
11th March 2020

Cancer Alliance Conference

The first Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance Conference took place at York Racecourse on Thursday 5th March 2020. Over 150 people attended the event including people living with and…
Uncategorised
2nd March 2020

February 2020 Stakeholder Update

Click here to view the Stakeholder Update for February 2020.
Awareness and Early Diagnosis
1st March 2020

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

March is World Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian cancer, or cancer of the ovaries, is one of the most common types of cancer in women. Here you can find the…
Awareness and Early Diagnosis
1st March 2020

Brain Tumour Awareness Month

March is Brain Tumour Awareness Month.  Almost 11,000 people in the UK are diagnosed with a brain tumour each year. Here you can find the symptoms of a brain tumour…
Awareness and Early Diagnosis
1st March 2020

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

March is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK. Here you can find the symptoms of prostate cancer as well as…
Awareness and Early Diagnosis
1st March 2020

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The colon is part of the large bowel, which is part of the digestive system. Colon cancer is more common in older people. In…
Living with and Beyond Cancer
19th February 2020

Embedding Personalised Care for Haematology Cancer Patients

  York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust A recent National Cancer Patient Experience Survey reported that 30% of haematology patients at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (YTHFT) had been…
Awareness and Early DiagnosisCancer Champions
18th February 2020

Championing conversations about cancer

Having recently taken part in Cancer Champion training, Beccy Suddes quickly put what she had learned into practice by engaging in conversations that would help raise cancer awareness with her…
Cancer AllianceCancer Champions
13th February 2020

York Racecourse staff become Cancer Champions ahead of Alliance Conference

Staff at York Racecourse have taken part in two Cancer Champion training sessions ahead of the Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance Conference next month. Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer…
Cancer Alliance
12th February 2020

Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance Conference

Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance are proud to be hosting their first annual conference. The aims of the event are to: 1. Recognise and celebrate the exceptional work that…
Living with and Beyond Cancer
6th February 2020

‘The contraceptive coil saved my life.’ Hull Mum diagnosed with cervical cancer following a visit to a sexual health clinic.

Sarah Weichardt (43) was up to date with her cervical screenings and never had any report back for abnormal cells. Just before her 42nd birthday, Sarah visited a sexual health clinic…
Awareness and Early Diagnosis
30th January 2020

Celebrating the start of lung health checks in Hull

An event to celebrate the start of Lung Health Checks in Hull took place at the KCOM Stadium on Friday 24th January, with around 80 people in attendance. The ceremony…
Awareness and Early DiagnosisCancer AllianceCancer Champions
27th January 2020

Raising Awareness: Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

The 20th - 26th of January was Cervical Cancer Prevention week, an initiative set-up by Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust. Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance used Cervical Cancer Prevention Week…
Cancer AllianceStakeholder Updates
10th January 2020

Cancer Alliance News – January 2020

Welcome to the first Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance Quarterly Newsletter. Introduced by Phil Mettam, Executive Chair of the Cancer Alliance, the first edition focuses on work taking place…
Uncategorised
20th December 2019

December 2019 Stakeholder Update

Click here to view the Stakeholder Update for December 2019.
Cancer Alliance
14th November 2019

Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance Annual Review 2018-2019

Click here to read our first Annual Review which provides a brief summary of work undertaken in 2018/2019. Over the last 12 months we have made significant progress to improve…
Treatment and Pathways
28th October 2019

“This is how we know we’re doing a good job for our patients” Castle Hill team becomes first in country to achieve service quality standard

A team of healthcare science professionals in Cottingham have become the first in the country to achieve a new standard which assures cancer patients of quality care. Safety, treatment planning…
Awareness and Early Diagnosis
16th October 2019

Modern screening can be more personalised and convenient to save lives says new report

The NHS has the opportunity to upgrade cancer screening to save thousands more lives each year, a major report said today. Leading expert Professor Sir Mike Richards was jointly commissioned by…
Awareness and Early Diagnosis
2nd October 2019

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is breast cancer awareness month, so we ask you to help raise awareness of the signs and symptoms we need to talk to our GP about. The signs and…
Stakeholder Updates
30th September 2019

September 2019 Stakeholder Update

As part of our communications and stakeholder engagement plans, the Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance would like to ensure that our stakeholders are kept informed on the latest news…
Uncategorised
19th September 2019

Fastest drop in smoking rate in over a decade as Stoptober launches

Stoptober is back to help more smokers split up from their relationship with smoking. This Stopober, smokers are being encouraged to end a bad relationship and split up with smoking…
Treatment and Pathways
18th September 2019

Treatment and Pathways – Colorectal Business Meeting

On 17th September 2019, Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance (HCV CA) held a Colorectal Business Meeting for clinicians and managers across the locality. The agenda included updates from the…
Living with and Beyond Cancer
5th September 2019

Cancer patients at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are set to benefit from a new Treatment Summary.

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have developed and launched a Cancer Treatment Summary document. The Treatment Summary is a document produced by secondary cancer care professionals at the end…
Stakeholder Updates
5th August 2019

Stakeholder Update – July and August 2019

As part of our communications and stakeholder engagement plans, the Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance would like to ensure that our stakeholders are kept informed on the latest news…
Living with and Beyond Cancer
1st August 2019

Queens Centre Awarded Macmillan Quality Environment Mark

The Queens Centre at Castle Hill Hospital has been awarded the Macmillan Quality Environment Mark (MQEM). Created by Macmillan Cancer Support, the MQEM is a detailed quality framework used for…
Living with and Beyond CancerUncategorised
30th July 2019

Free make-up and skincare session for people undergoing cancer treatment

People who are going through cancer treatment will have the chance to feel a bit more like their usual selves this week as experts come together for a special event.…
Cancer Champions
13th June 2019

Staff from East Riding Leisure become Cancer Champions

Members of staff from East Riding Leisure Centres become Cancer Champions ahead of a new swim session pilot for people affected by cancer. East Riding of Yorkshire Council has introduced…
Awareness and Early Diagnosis
13th June 2019

More convenient cancer screening services must be rolled out to boost uptake, says Professor Sir Mike Richards

The NHS should roll out online booking, out of hours appointments and text reminders to boost the uptake of breast, cervical and other screening services, leading expert Professor Sir Mike…
Patient Involvement
13th June 2019

Experiences of Prostate Cancer shared at Cancer Alliance Focus Group

In February, the Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance facilitated a Prostate Cancer Focus Group event to understand patient experiences from referral, diagnosis, treatment to living with and beyond prostate…
Cancer Champions
13th June 2019

1000 and counting: Cancer Champion volunteer training programme reaches milestone

The Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance recruited its 1,000th Cancer Champion on Monday (29th April), as supermarket chain Asda hosted a training event at its Mount Pleasant store community…
Uncategorised
21st May 2019

CERVICAL SCREENING PLEDGE

Cervical Screening Pledge Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance Programme Director, Lucy Turner, is pledging to support Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust ‘Time to Test’ campaign and encouraging all Humber, Coast…
Uncategorised
17th May 2019

NHS LONG TERM PLAN PUBLISHED – FASTER DIAGNOSIS SO MORE PEOPLE SURVIVE CANCER

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Stakeholder Updates
3rd May 2019

May 2019 Stakeholder Updates

As part of our communications and stakeholder engagement plans, the Cancer Alliance would like to ensure that our stakeholders are kept informed on the latest news and developments across the…
Stakeholder Updates
28th February 2019

February 2019 Stakeholder Updates

As part of our communications and stakeholder engagement plans, the Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance would like to ensure that our stakeholders are kept informed on the latest news…
Stakeholder Updates
30th January 2019

January 2019 Stakeholder Updates

As part of our communications and stakeholder engagement plans, the Cancer Alliance would like to ensure that our stakeholders are kept informed on the latest news and developments across the…
Stakeholder Updates
30th November 2018

November 2018 Stakeholder Updates

As part of our communications and stakeholder engagement plans, the Cancer Alliance would like to ensure that our stakeholders are kept informed on the latest news and developments across the…
Stakeholder Updates
30th September 2018

September 2018 Stakeholder Updates

The CCG cancer improvement and assessment ratings 2017-2018 have been published by NHS England and demonstrate the scale of the challenge for our cancer services and teams across the Humber,…
Stakeholder Updates
31st July 2018

July 2018 Stakeholder Updates

Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance July 2018 Monthly Update As part of our communications and stakeholder engagement plans, the Cancer Alliance would like to ensure that our stakeholders are…
Stakeholder Updates
30th June 2018

June 2018 Stakeholder Updates

As part of our communications and stakeholder engagement plans, the Alliance would like to ensure that our stakeholders are kept informed on the latest news and developments. From June we…
Stakeholder Updates
27th April 2018

27th April 2018 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Stakeholder Updates
20th April 2018

20th April 2018 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Stakeholder Updates
13th April 2018

13th April 2018 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Living with and Beyond Cancer
11th March 2018

New Resource Pack for Cancer Care Reviews

The Living with and Beyond Cancer work stream at the Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance have been working on a Cancer Care Review resource pack. These packs provide information…
Stakeholder Updates
9th March 2018

9th March 2018 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Stakeholder Updates
2nd March 2018

2nd March 2018 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Stakeholder Updates
23rd February 2018

23rd February 2018 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Stakeholder Updates
16th February 2018

16 February 2018 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Stakeholder Updates
9th February 2018

9th February 2018 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Stakeholder Updates
2nd February 2018

2nd February 2018 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Stakeholder Updates
31st January 2018

January 2018 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Stakeholder Updates
26th January 2018

26th January 2018 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Stakeholder Updates
19th January 2018

19th January 2018 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Stakeholder Updates
31st December 2017

December 2017 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Stakeholder Updates
24th November 2017

24th November 2017 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Stakeholder Updates
3rd November 2017

3rd November 2017 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Stakeholder Updates
31st October 2017

October 2017 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Stakeholder Updates
27th October 2017

27 October 2017 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…
Stakeholder Updates
6th October 2017

6th October 2017 Stakeholder Updates

As part of the Programme Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy the programme team is keen on keeping the stakeholders in the system well informed on the latest developments. We will…