After Cancers Blog

Isn’t it time the NHS stopped pretending?

NHS England have just spent £100,000 on re-designing the NHS logo - can I suggest a more suitable one? NHS England Bigs wigs sitting on the platform at Britain Against Cancer conference, rather missed this point. The 400 Delegates at the All-Party Parliamentary Group...

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Alice in Wonderland and the DWP

Have you 'lost' benefits? The Minister at Dept. Work and Pensions, who sets out policies for paying benefits, etc., is The Rt Hon. David Gauke MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions. Why is he entitled to call himself Rt. Honourable, when he has just presided...

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Chatting for Cancer

Patients, especially the elderly, can find themselves isolated and alone after treatment. Often there are money worries too, but a no-cost (to the patient) mobile phone can help keep people in touch, and a newish scheme set up by a cancer patient is designed to help....

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Will Breast Cancer return?

Recent stories said Breast Cancer can lie dormant for over 15 years, then return.   These are bound to re-surface again, with Tuesday's All-party Parliamentary Group conference BRITAIN AGAINST CANCER.  To set the record straitght, the American medical website Verywell...

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Information on French websites

France is acknowledged to have some of the best cancer care in the world And with over 140,000 Britons officially going abroad for treatment last year, increasing numbers of us are taking advantage of French healthcare because it is relatively affordable, easy to...

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Is a logo more important to NHS than patient care?

NHS is short of money But NHS England has just spent over £100,000 re-designing its logo.  Not that you would notice, but hundreds of organisations have been told to rework their publicity materials. They are told that having the incorrect logo could put pressure on A...

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Luxury skincare for cancer survivors

The Luxury skincare market is often made up of small companies, who may not have enough resources to undertake clinical trials of their products, nor be big enough to satisfy the demands of associations. But they provide excellent products, tailor-made for their...

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Diary archives

28.11.17 Am I alone, or are others fed up with TV ads and speakers harping on about how cancer makes them feel, and how they bravely got through it.  We all know what it's like - what we need is a strong charity behind us who will act as advocates, going forward to...

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You Need Your Wits About You To Be Sick Today

The NHS seems to run on forms We all get those ones handed to you without a smile.  The Receptionist knows what's in it, and she's not giving anything away. No wonder doctors are always running late.  It's a ploy to make sure, when given a form, we have enough time to...

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Preparing your skin for make-up

Cancer treatment plays havoc with our faces The bad news is drugs have horrendous effects on our facial and body skin.                                              Good news - these drugs 'dry us out' and those of us who suffer acne, cold sores, etc. often find these...

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Skincare in the Sun

Hurrah - just in time for summer, you can now get Anthelios anti-sun products at a 20% discount. [amazon_link asins='B00ILWDKUQ,B007ILIHBI,B00C4KG6XY,B000XMIHGO,B003D3OWAA' template='ProductCarousel' store='aftercancers-21' marketplace='UK'...

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