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Teenage Cancer Trust responds to the Budget

Wed 3 Mar '21

Read our Chief Executive Kate Collins’ response to the Budget which was announced today (Wednesday 3 March).

Policy, Health

Teenage Cancer Trust responds to updated guidance to the clinically extremely vulnerable

Wed 4 Nov '20

The Government has updated the guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19.

Policy, Health

Young cancer patients turned away as financial hardship bites

Tue 29 Sep '20

Cancer charities offering a lifeline to increasing numbers of vulnerable children and young people are having to turn them away as the true impact of coronavirus is felt across the sector.

Policy

'Help us to help you' - we say "it's always best to check" symptoms

Wed 19 Aug '20

We support NHS England’s ‘Help us to help you’ campaign, a programme that encourages the public to contact the heath service if they have suspected cancer symptoms.

Policy, Health

Government must be "proactive when facing up to associated health costs of pandemic"

Fri 31 Jul '20

As the Government tightens restrictions in some parts of the country, Teenage Cancer Trust urges the Government to be proactive when facing up to the associated health costs of the pandemic by ensuring urgent and on-going access to psychological support.

Policy

Invest in teen cancer services to sustain results of today's Cancer Patient Experience Survey

Thu 25 Jun '20

The Cancer Patient Experience Survey (CPES) 2019 has today been published, shining a light on the experiences of cancer patients up and down the country. CPES aims to monitor national progress on cancer care and provide information to drive local quality improvement. Here's our response.

Policy

Scottish Government relaxes shielding guidance

Thu 18 Jun '20

Scottish Government has today relaxed its shielding guidance for vulnerable people. Read our response.

Policy, Scotland

Teenage Cancer Trust responds to updated coronavirus guidance on shielding

Tue 2 Jun '20

Coronavirus guidance for those shielding in England and Wales was unexpectedly updated at the weekend. The rapid shift in advice is confusing and unsettling, particularly for those young people trying to manage their cancer reality amid a backdrop of a global pandemic.

Policy

Teenage Cancer Trust responds to Health Secretary's newly announced priorities

Wed 18 Dec '19

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, has today set out his priorities in a speech delivered at Policy Exchange.

Policy