Contact Form: http://www.cancerforum.org.uk/contact-us/
Telephone: 07504 120315
Address: The Hamar Centre, Shrewsbury or the Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
The group meets on the second Tuesday of every month. Contact Ann or Fiona to confirm location and time. Partnership between service users and service providers established with the objective of “improving cancer services in Shropshire & Mid Wales”. Anyone interested is most welcome to attend meetings. The Forum welcomes people whether they wish simply to listen, learn and discuss, or take an active part in the developing programme of work. The Forum meets regularly to review its work and discuss information about developments in cancer service provision.
The work programme focuses on:
- promoting best practice
- identifying issues of concern to cancer patients and carers
- encouraging members to take an active role in development of cancer services
- raising issues in partnership with Health Professionals on behalf of patients
Members of the Forum also serve as patient representatives on the Greater Midlands Cancer Network Patient Partnership, Network site specific groups (this is groups relating to a specific tumour site e.g. breast cancer, lung cancer,), operational and other related steering groups. Some members come to the forum as representatives of their cancer support groups.