Policy & campaigning

Our supporter at the Senedd in 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

Policy & campaigning

Raising our voices in UK Parliaments

1 December 2022

This Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, we held events at Westminster and in Scottish Parliament to demand urgent action on behalf of people living with pancreatic cancer this winter.

Policy & campaigning

Over 80% of GPs fear NHS winter pressures will prevent lifesaving cancer treatment

2 November 2022

More than 8 in 10 GPs fear that extreme pressures on the NHS this winter will prevent people with pancreatic cancer and other less survivable cancers from having lifesaving treatment, according to our latest poll.

Policy & campaigning

Unite, Diagnose, Save Lives campaign update

25 August 2022

In June, we launched our campaign Unite, Diagnose, Save Lives because doctors still don’t have the tools they need to diagnose pancreatic cancer early enough for life-saving treatment. Here's an update on how that campaign is going.

Deborah and her mum
Policy & campaigning

Our fight for change

21 July 2022

In this ever-changing political landscape, we’re determined to make sure that the voice of people affected by pancreatic cancer isn’t forgotten.

Mahika sitting in her living room looking to camera.
Policy & campaigning

Stand with Mihika to fight for early diagnosis

14 June 2022

You may recognise Mihika as one of the faces of our Unite, Diagnose, Save Lives campaign that launched last week. Like so many of our loved ones, Mihika’s husband Jay heard these devastating words when he was finally diagnosed; “Sorry it’s too late. We can’t save you.”

Supporters and MSPs at our parliamentary event
Policy & campaigning

How we’re influencing cancer strategies across the UK

8 June 2022
War on Cancer

What must the government do to save lives?

30 March 2022

The Government has the power to drastically improve treatment, care and survival for people with pancreatic cancer. Here's how we believe they could do this.

House of Lords
Policy & campaigning

PERT in the spotlight

Emily Waller
Policy & campaigning

A New ‘War on Cancer’

25 January 2022

Emily from our Policy and Campaigns team blogs about the Health Secretary’s commitment to waging a new ‘war on cancer’ and how this should look for pancreatic cancer.