Supporting people with cancer in Fife

Cancer services in Fife have been transformed thanks to TCAT and the  introduction of Local Area Co-ordinators, writes TCAT project manager Alison Watt.   Fife has embraced Macmillan Cancer Support’s TCAT programme by hosting three successful projects within health and social care services. The three projects have worked together to deliver co-ordinated, connected services for…

Providing financial advice to people affected by cancer

In 2016-17,
the Edinburgh Macmillan Welfare Rights Partnership helped people in Edinburgh access £2.2 million in benefits.

It’s four years since cancer waiting times targets have been hit across Scotland. It can’t go on like this. Something needs to change.

Glasgow project sees significant improvements in patient aftercare

More people than ever before are surviving cancer, but at the same time incidence of cancer is increasing. By 2030, the number of people living with cancer in Scotland is expected to rise from 220,000 to 360,000. As a result, health services need to consider how care and support is delivered after treatment is complete…