One Man’s Experience Touching the Nation

Today Jen Rimmer from Dorset Macmillan Advocacy (Dorset Advocacy) tells us about the inspirational Steve Hewlett: Steve Hewlett’s recent interviews on Radio 4’s PM programme about his experience of cancer have been widely acclaimed. Steve is a writer, broadcaster and media consultant – he is also the editor of Radio 4’s Media Show and was … Read more

SCOPA receives Quality Standards Award

I am very pleased and proud to report that we have recently received a Quality Standards Award for our SCOPA project.  The award came as a result of a quality standards audit conducted by two of our SCOPA volunteers, Marie Fulwood and Lynda Snape, and is overseen by the Older People’s Advocacy Alliance.  I am … Read more

Our cancer journey

Today Bec Hoare from Cancer, Older People and Advocacy programme delivery partner Getting Heard (formerly Oxfordshire Advocacy) explains about an exciting new report by peer advocates called “Our Cancer Journey” and a film featuring Linda and Rosie: Over the last year or so, a number of our Peer Advocates, who are also members of our Local … Read more

Poor old Guy and his fellow conspirators would have had no need to resort to gunpowder had they had the right to free speech, freedom of thought, religion and belief, and the prohibition of torture and inhuman treatment.

Ahead of November 5th, we have a really thought provoking post from Rhonda Oliver of Barnet Macmillan Cancer Advocacy Service (Advocacy in Barnet). We hope you enjoy it as much as we did:     Remember, remember, the fifth of November Gunpowder treason and plot We see no reason why gunpowder treason should ever be forgot! … Read more

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