Bridging the Gap: Addressing Health Inequalities in Breast Cancer Care

by Anil Jain Deep rooted health inequalities have existed in the NHS since its inception, mostly relating to deprivation. However, in the last two decades England and Wales have become more ethnically diverse and this has further widened the gap. I started taking more active interest in health inequalities in 2005 as I was recovering … Continue reading Bridging the Gap: Addressing Health Inequalities in Breast Cancer Care

PaPSI meeting July 2017

The next meeting of the Patient-to-patient Support Initiative (PaPSI) will take place on Tuesday 11th July 2017 from 10:00-12:30 at the Nightingale Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, M23 9LT, in Meeting Room B (click here to download flyer). The Patient to Patient Support Initiative (PaPSI) helps new breast cancer patients as well as breast cancer survivors. The patients' feedback so far has been very positive. … Continue reading PaPSI meeting July 2017

October 2016 meeting

Asian Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting Tuesday 11th October 2016, The Nightingale Centre and Genesis Prevention Centre Programme (click here to download) 1.00 pm     Tea, coffee and light refreshments, meet/greet and networking 1.45 pm     Welcome and Introduction 1.55 pm     Focus on Health Inequalities in the DEVO MANC: Dr Umesh Prabhu, Medical Director, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh … Continue reading October 2016 meeting

April 2016 meeting

Asian Breast Cancer Support Group Spring Meeting Friday 29th April 2016, 1-5pm, The Nightingale Centre and Genesis Prevention Centre   Programme (click here to download)   3.20- 4.05pm Interactive Group Work on Patient to Patient Support Initiative (PaPSI); Jo Taylor, Patient & Creator of After Breast Cancer Diagnosis Website (abcdiagnosis.co.uk)                SUPPORT NEEDS OF BREAST CANCER … Continue reading April 2016 meeting