Get Involved

We are committed to ensuring that the voices of people affected by cancer are at the heart of service improvements. So if you are a patient, family member, carer or friend, we would love to hear from you.

By sharing your experiences and opinions, you can help make sure that the care provided is what people really need.

There are lots of different ways to get involved, and you can give as much or as little time as you would like. Whether you are taking surveys, reviewing leaflets or acting as a patient representative at Cancer Alliance meetings, your actions will make a big difference to the lives of those living with and beyond cancer.

See below for some of the ways you can currently get involved:

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Current opportunities to get involved:

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Support Group Directory

Do you benefit from being part of a cancer support group in the Humber, Coast and Vale region? Then we would love to hear from you!

The Cancer Alliance Support Group Directory is an online resource that aims to help people find cancer-related support in the Humber, Coast and Vale region. To register your group or organisation to the directory, please click here or email Karen Lindley, Macmillan Living with and Beyon Cancer Project Officer at karenlindley@nhs.net.

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Quality of Life Local Champions

Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance want to encourage as many people as possible to complete the new NHS Cancer Quality of Life survey so that the information collected fully represents our cancer population.

In order to do that, we looking for people to act as ‘local champions’ and help promote the survey locally. This role profile sets out the purpose of local champions, ways to promote the survey and how we will support local champions to deliver local awareness-raising activity.

Please share this role profile with anybody that might be interested in becoming a local champion for the Cancer Quality of Life survey and if you or someone you know would like to get involved, please contact Erin.Barton@nhs.net