In Wales Macmillan Cancer Support provides practical, emotional and financial help to people affected by cancer. We work with and for people affected by cancer to represent their views to Assembly Members and the Welsh Government. Our work is funded through events such as the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, and by people organising local fundraising events across Wales.
In the run up to the National Assembly for Wales election in May 2016 we will be posting blogs from people affected by cancer, Macmillan professionals and other stakeholders.
By 2030, nearly 250,000 people in Wales will be living with and beyond cancer. The 2016 National Assembly for Wales election is a fantastic opportunity for Macmillan to support the development of improved cancer care in Wales. We want the voices of people affected by cancer to be at the heart of the election and cancer on top of the political agenda.
After the 2016 election, we believe that the next Welsh Government must deliver person-centred cancer care that consistently provides every person who receives a cancer diagnosis with outcomes for treatment, care and experience that match the best in Europe. Read our Manifesto – Cancer Time to Choose 2016.
We’d love to hear your comments, and if you would like to contribute to our blog, please get in touch
You can keep up with our latest news on our website www.macmillan.org.uk
If you’re living with or looking after someone with cancer and need information or support, call 0808 808 00 00 or visit macmillan.org.uk .