Tag Archives: Macmillan Cancer Support

DECEMBER: UPDATE ESRC SEMINAR ON CANCER & EMPLOYMENT

Cancer & Employment: The Legal & Insurance Contexts The third ESRC funded seminar on Cancer & Employment will consider the legal and insurance industry perspectives. It will be held in the Keynes Library, Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London on 21st January 2015. … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER: III ESRC SEMINAR ON CANCER & EMPLOYMENT

Cancer & Employment: Social Science Perspectives The Legal & Insurance Contexts The III ESRC funded seminar on Cancer & Employment has just been announced and online registration is now open. The seminar will focus on discussion of the legal and insurance industry … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER: NEW PUBLICATION ON CANCER SURVIVORSHIP AND RETURN TO WORK

QUALITATIVE META-SYNTHESIS OF SURVIVORS’ WORK EXPERIENCES AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGIES TO FACILITATE RETURN TO WORK Mary Stergiou-Kita, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, and her colleagues have published an interesting review of qualitative studies of cancer … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER: THE METIS COLLABORATION

FIRST METIS AWAY DAY: EDINBURGH 2014 The Stoics spoke of Metis as the embodiment of  “prudence”, “wisdom” or “wise counsel”. Members of The METIS Collaboration met in Edinburgh on 6th November at the group’s first Away Day. The meeting was supported by Macmillan Cancer Support in Scotland which provided the … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER: DEMOS REPORT: FINANCIAL CONSEQUENCES OF CANCER

DEMOS REPORT: FINANCIAL CONSEQUENCES OF CANCER: PAYING THE PRICE (2013) An important report on the financial consequences of cancer by Max Wind-Cowie and Jo Salter  has been published by DEMOS which is arguably Britain’s leading cross-party think tank (November, 2013: ISBN 978 1 … Continue reading

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MARCH: WORK FOUNDATION REPORT

Returning To Work: Cancer survivors and the Health and Work Assessment and Advisory Service On 18th March, The Work Foundation launched its report on the recent development of return to work support services in the UK which looked at the issues that … Continue reading

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AUTUMN & NEW YEAR BREAK 2012

I took a break from my blog for nearly three months, November 2012 into January 2013, having been busy with a major funding application in psychosocial oncology through METIS, building works at home and then welcome escapes to Dubai and, … Continue reading

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