Weston Park

Amidst all this change, our promise remains the same – we are here for you

One of the biggest buzzwords right now is ‘change’. It’s difficult, scary and can increase uncertainty and anxiety. We all have so many questions – it’s hard to know what to do when things keep changing. Coronavirus has impacted all our lives, but if you’re...

Losing a loved one to cancer

Whilst there are nearly three million people living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis, there are still many that will not survive the disease and the impact that this may have on their loved ones left behind, can be devastating. Here at Weston Park Cancer...

Help us help you get the treatment you need.

Help us help you get the treatment you need.   Dr Patricia Fisher, trustee at Weston Park Cancer Charity and Clinical Director for the Cancer Alliance comments; “It is vital that people access help when it is needed. For cancer, this is particularly important; the sooner we...

The difference is you.

In 2020, we celebrate 50 years of Weston Park Cancer Centre.   In that time, the diagnosis, treatment and the experience of cancer for our patients has been transformed, and Weston Park Cancer Charity has been at the forefront of that. With the support of donors and...

Coronavirus has enabled us to find new ways of working

I first found my lump three weeks before I had it checked out. But like any bloke, I just ignored it and thought it was nothing.   Being diagnosed with testicular cancer and having treatment was one of the most difficult periods in my life, but I’m...

What’s it like to be part of our team?

I have worked for our charity as CEO for seven years. How would I describe being part of Team Weston Park? In short, a privilege, great fun but not without its challenges; if you think it appeals to you then we would love to hear...

Why it’s so important to be kind to yourself

Why it’s so important to be kind to yourself.   It’s important to remember we are living through a global pandemic which has pulled the rug from underneath many of the support structures and routines that we normally live by. For anyone it’s a challenging and frightening...

A few words from Emma

Emma, our director of services and grant-giving shares her thoughts about shielding;   “I’m booked in” my mum proudly announced to me last week. “I’ve spoken to them over the phone and they’ve got everything in place, so I’m going”. In normal times my mum would have...

Joanne shares her hospital experience with us

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic cancer referrals have been down by 75% in the UK but at Weston Park now referrals are almost back to normal levels. The team at the Centre have continued providing urgent care throughout the outbreak and very quickly...

Caring is at the heart of our everyday and it has never been so important.

Caring is at the heart of our everyday and it has never been so important.   A cancer diagnosis followed by treatment is one of the most difficult experiences patients and those supporting them could ever go through. Despite this bringing about its own challenges, adding a...