In over 50 universities across the UK, our amazing Marrow students recruit donors to the Anthony Nolan register, raise vital funds, and spread the word. And every year, Marrowers come from across the country for our annual Marrow AGM, to discuss ideas, plan ahead, and celebrate all of their astonishing achievements.
We’ve all been disappointed by NHS England’s recent decision on second transplants. In this blog, our Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Simon Butler, explains what’s next for our campaign to get this decision overturned. Anyone with a connection to stem cell transplant will have been hugely concerned by the recent NHS England decision…
Despite overwhelming support for our cause from our supporters and friends, NHS England has confirmed that it will not routinely fund second stem cell transplants for patients who have relapsed.
This is our full December 2016 statement on this deeply disappointing development.
Working Towards Wellbeing helps people with chronic health conditions to be able to manage their symptoms and get more out of life, to help a return to work.
Billie in the Patient Team spoke to Dr Julie Denning, a Chartered Health Psychologist and Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society, about her work with them.
Returning to work after a bone marrow or stem cell transplant can be a challenging time – and it varies for every patient. In today’s blog, Billie from the Patient Team spoke to three different people about their experiences returning to work: Ian, Jemma, and Brian.
For some patients, their side effects mean that a return to work post-transplant isn’t possible. This can be short term, but can also go on for much longer.
Billie in the patient team spoke to transplant recipient Ceinwen (26) about her experiences after she had a stem cell transplant to treat aplastic anaemia.