London Cancer Network seeks new members

Posted on: 2nd May 2018

Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary (HPB) Pathway Board – patient/carer representative

University College London Hospital are looking for a new patient/carer representative to join their Hepato-Pancreatic Biliary (HPB) Pathway Board. This is an important strategic role to improve pancreatic, liver and bile duct cancer services from diagnosis, treatment, to holistic support and quality of life. The Board is leading work to speed up diagnosis, increase participation in research, reduce waiting times, and make patient experience of services as good as it can be.

It’s a role for someone with personal experience of pancreatic, liver or bile duct cancer (as a patient or carer/family member), who is passionate about improving NHS services, has a collaborative approach, and would like to make an impact. Links to pancreatic, liver or bile duct cancer communities and groups would be desirable but not essential. To be eligible, people must have been treated at one of the 17 NHS hospitals they cover or live in one of the 14 boroughs they cover – please see this map.

The closing date to apply is 13 May 2018. If you are interested, please email uclh.getinvolvedwithcancer1@nhs.net or phone 07950 960 159. A role description and expression of interest form is and full details are available on their website: http://www.uclh.nhs.uk/getinvolvedwithcancer

Patient and Carer Network for people affected by cancer

University College London Hospital are always looking for people who’d like to join their Patient and Carer Network. Members of the Network will receive regular updates about the UCLH Cancer Collaborative’s work, and be the first to hear about new events, opportunities to shape services, raise awareness, or join one of their project groups.

Full information about all current opportunities for people to get involved is available on their website here

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