Working in partnership with others
We listen to people affected by cancer and work together to improve cancer care and fight inequalities. People who have lived with cancer are experts by experience and it is through working together that we decide what issues we will campaign on. Our work in partnership with others is detailed below:
Who we work with
An umbrella organisation of 28 leading cancer charities campaigning for a second NHS cancer plan to prioritise the care and support needs of people affected by cancer.
A coalition of leading lung cancer experts, healthcare companies and charities with an interest in the disease who have joined together to fight lung cancer.
The Disability Benefits Consortium brings together a wide range of disability organisations, older people’s organisations, advice services, carers’ organisations, the child poverty action group and the TUC. The consortium meets with Government ministers and officials on a regular basis.
Macmillan is a member of the Prostate Cancer Charter for Action Group, a collaboration between the key voluntary sector and professional groups with a commitment to tackling prostate cancer.
In 2009 the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) set up the Dying Matters Coalition to promote public awareness of dying, death and bereavement. The Dying Matters coalition is encouraging people to talk about their wishes towards the end of their lives.