Policy & campaigning

A mature man sits in his hospital bed waiting to listen to a doctor explain his diagnosis whilst being consoled by his wife . In the background a young male nurse adjusts his curtain screen so that he can hear the news in private. They are smiling as the news appears to be good news.
Policy & campaigning

New tool developed to improve consistency in patient care

5 January 2024

Specialist pancreatic cancer centres across the UK have begun to trial a new tool called PACT-UK, which aims to create consistency in decision-making for treatment and care for people with pancreatic cancer.

Policy & campaigning

Pancreatic Cancer UK’s Improving Pancreatic Cancer Care launch event 2023

7 November 2023

Pancreatic cancer is tough to detect – but even once it’s spotted, people can go on to face potentially huge obstacles: from getting their diagnosis, treatment and care – to having a better quality of life, and surviving.

Policy & campaigning

Liberal Democrats commit to action on the less survivable cancers – our response

26 September 2023

Read our response to the Liberal Democrats' commitment to a new Cancer Survival Research Act.

Policy & campaigning

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month (PCAM)

Houses of Parliament - big ben - Pancreatic cancer UK
Policy & campaigning

Government publishes Major Conditions Strategy framework

14 August 2023

Our Interim CEO Anna Jewell, comments on the publication the Department of Health and Social Care's Major Conditions Strategy framework

A mature man sits in his hospital bed waiting to listen to a doctor explain his diagnosis whilst being consoled by his wife . In the background a young male nurse adjusts his curtain screen so that he can hear the news in private. They are smiling as the news appears to be good news.
Scotland

New national initiative to improve care of pancreatic and hepatocellular cancer patients across Scotland

8 August 2023

NHS Scotland has launched a new initiative with an innovative “Virtual Cancer Care Team” to speed up diagnosis and treatment for two of the most deadly forms of cancer.

Anna Jewell
Policy & campaigning

NHS publishes first ever Long Term Workforce Plan

30 June 2023

Our Director of Research, Support and Influencing comments on the first ever Long Term Workforce Plan published by the NHS.

Policy & campaigning

Improving pancreatic cancer care – launch event

Hospital Car Park sign
Policy & campaigning

UK Government publish Urgent & Emergency Care Recovery Plan – our response

1 February 2023

Our Director of Research, Support and Influencing comments on the publication of the government's Urgent and Emergency Care Recovery Plan.

Our supporter at the Senedd in Wales
Wales

Welsh Government publish new Cancer Improvement Plan for NHS Wales

31 January 2023

Our Director of Support, Research and Influencing, Anna Jewell, comments on the publication of Wales' new Cancer Improvement Plan.

Anna Jewell
Policy & campaigning

Government U-turn on publication of 10 Year Cancer Plan – our statement

24 January 2023

Pancreatic Cancer UK's Director of Support, Research and Influencing, Anna Jewell, comments on the government's decision to scrap the 10 Year Cancer Plan for England

Raising our voices in UK parliament - Pancreatic cancer UK - Claire and Virginia
Policy & campaigning

No Time to Wait during the pandemic