19 September 2013
Commenting on a double BMA Patient Information Awards win, Adrienne Betteley, Palliative and End of Life Care Programme Manager at Macmillan Cancer Support, says:
'We are absolutely delighted that our booklet Your Life and Your Choices: Plan ahead won both the ‘Information that Aids Decision Making First Prize’ and the ‘Patient Information Resource of the Year 2013’ awards last night.
'This booklet helps people plan ahead for their future care at the end of life. It includes documents and forms to help people set down their wishes.
'We will continue producing high-quality, reliable information for people affected by cancer so that no-one faces cancer alone.”
To order a copy visit: http://be.macmillan.org.uk/be/p-20337-your-life-and-your-choices-plan-ahead.aspx (This booklet is for people living in England and Wales, and versions for Scotland and Northern Ireland will be available later in the year)
For further information, please contact:
Jack Wilson, Communications Coordinator (Media & PR), Macmillan Cancer Support
0207 840 4713 (out of hours 07801 307068)
Notes to Editors:
About Macmillan Cancer Support
Cancer is the toughest fight most of us will ever face. But you don’t have to go through it alone. The Macmillan team is with you every step of the way.
We are the nurses and therapists helping you through treatment. The experts on the end of the phone. The advisers telling you which benefits you’re entitled to. The volunteers giving you a hand with the everyday things. The campaigners improving cancer care. The fundraisers who make it all possible.
We are Macmillan Cancer Support.