Cancer Does Not Discriminate – let’s discuss
Wednesday 22 February 2017 |
Venue: Portcullis House, London, SW1A 2JR
This event is free however you MUST email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your place by 21st Feb.
Join us to talk about cancer and how it impacts on the Irish community in Britain and BAME communities. We will discuss the importance of detecting the early symptoms of cancer and how to set up support groups. Local community organisations, volunteers, customers, carers, staff and anyone interested, are all welcome.
Conor McGinn, MP, Chair of APPG on Irish in Britain – welcoming remarks
Dr Mary Tilki, Acting CEO, Irish in Britain (Chair)
Maria Caulfield, MP, Deputy Chair, APPG on Ireland in Britain – previous oncology nurse
Rose Thompson, Director, BME Cancer Communities, and speaker from Friends and Bredrin
Ellen Stafford, Director, Irish Community Services in Greenwich, Bexley and Lewisham
Carol Moran, ICS Advice and Health Coordinator (including Cancer Self–Help Group project).
You can expect to…
- hear speakers with an understanding and experience of cancer/cancer issues share their knowledge
- discuss some of the key issues in the reduction of cancer mortality and individual and structural barriers
- discuss setting up self–help cancer support groups
- share your own/your organisation’s experiences and concerns with the speakers and with colleagues from other organisations
- have an opportunity to network with other attendees
- have an opportunity to tell us what other issues you have as service deliverers so that we can feed these into future events
Share details of this event with other organisations you work with, particularly community and BAME organisations.
Email email@example.com to confirm your attendance ASAP no later than 17th February.
We look forward to seeing you.
Please bring confirmation of your booking with you and arrive at least 30 minutes early to allow time to pass through security.
See Dr Mary Tilki’s recent advice on cancer in light of World Cancer Day.
Join us on Twitter @irishinbritain #cancertalk2017