Posts by Aysha Najair

Young woman wearing face mask while walking in the streets of London
 

Open letter from cancer charities to the public

19 July 2021

40 charities and organisations have written an open letter, urging the public to help keep vulnerable people safe as restrictions ease. 

Local volunteering

Why I volunteer

28 June 2021

Connie shares her motivation for volunteering for Pancreatic Cancer UK and how it gives her a great sense of achievement.

Support

We will always be grateful for the support Jeni gave us

28 June 2021

Jamie tells the story of his Dad's devastating pancreatic cancer diagnosis, which came at one of the most difficult times when the UK went into lockdown in March 2020.

Local volunteering

Volunteers Week – It’s time to say thanks…

1 June 2021

Our amazing volunteers give their time to support us in a variety of ways. Find out how you can get involved this Volunteers Week.

Policy & Campaigning

NHS England announce audit of pancreatic cancer treatment and care

21 May 2021

Pancreatic Cancer UK's Head of Policy, Intelligence and Campaigns, Danni Manzi, responds to NHS England's announcement.

Policy & Campaigning

Our meeting with Jo Churchill, Cancer Minister for England

30 April 2021

An update on our meeting with Jo Churchill, the Cancer Minister, about the impact of the pandemic on pancreatic cancer.

Policy & Campaigning

APPG on Pancreatic Cancer launches new report on the impact of COVID-19

13 April 2021

Emily from our Policy and Campaigns team blogs about the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Pancreatic Cancer's new report and what we've been doing to ensure the impact on people with pancreatic cancer is not ignored. 

Policy & Campaigning

Pancreatic Cancer UK’s position on the COVID-19 vaccine prioritisation

21 December 2020

We believe it is essential, that palliative pancreatic cancer patients are given reasonable priority in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

Policy & Campaigning

NHS England publish National Cancer Recovery Plan for cancer services

16 December 2020

We comment on NHS England's National Cancer Recovery Plan, which aims to restore cancer services post pandemic

Policy & Campaigning

Scottish Government publish new action plan for cancer services

9 December 2020

Pancreatic Cancer UK's Head of Scotland, Dawn Crosby, comments on the Scottish Government’s Cancer Recovery Plan

Research

NHS England announce new trial for a blood test to detect multiple cancers

27 November 2020

We comment on NHS England's announcement about a new trial for a blood test that could help improve early diagnosis for multiple cancers, including pancreatic cancer

Fundraising

Brompton Bikes put One-of-a-kind Purple Bike up for auction on World Pancreatic Cancer Day

20 November 2020

To mark World Pancreatic Cancer Day, Brompton Bicycles are auctioning a one-of-a-kind S6L Brompton Bike, to raise vital funds for Pancreatic Cancer UK.