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Weston Park Cancer Charity Podcast

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This podcast is brought to you by Weston Park Cancer Charity; sharing stories about our work, what we do and the people we support. From funding life-saving research to providing practical help and emotional support, it’s our job to care in every sense for our patients and their families. Cancer changes everything. But so do we.

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United Kingdom

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This podcast is brought to you by Weston Park Cancer Charity; sharing stories about our work, what we do and the people we support. From funding life-saving research to providing practical help and emotional support, it’s our job to care in every sense for our patients and their families. Cancer changes everything. But so do we.

Language:

English


Episodes

Yoga Nidra (45 minute session)

11/18/2022
Get comfortable and relax as expert therapist Sarah Cotton uses visualisation and guided meditation to take us through a 45 minute yoga nidra session.

Duration:00:43:30

Yoga Nidra (25 minute session)

11/18/2022
Get comfortable and relax as expert therapist Sarah Cotton uses visualisation and guided meditation to take us through a 25 minute yoga nidra session.

Duration:00:24:49

Complementary Therapies

11/17/2022
Hear from our Head of Care Services, Margaret Harrison, about the complementary therapies we have on offer, how to access them, and the difference they can make to people affected by cancer.

Duration:00:12:57

Enhancing the radiotherapy experience

10/10/2022
We're joined by Nicki Ingram, a clinical specialist radiographer, to talk about the ways the radiotherapy team at Weston Park use funding from the charity to make the patient experience as good as possible.

Duration:00:14:58

Meet Emma and Niall

8/15/2022
Get to know Emma Clarke, our CEO, and Niall Baker, our Chair of the Board of Trustees - we join them to hear why they wanted to get involved with Weston Park and what ambitions they have for the charity.

Duration:00:16:08

Lung Cancer - Professor Angela Cox

11/15/2021
As part of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, we talk to Professor Angela Cox from the University of Sheffield, who is using our funding to develop a blood test for earlier diagnosis of lung cancer.

Duration:00:14:12

Early Phase Clinical Trials

6/15/2021
In the second of our two clinical trials episodes, we talk to Professor Sarah Danson, Sheffield Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre Clinical Lead, to learn more about early phase trials, and how the Charity's funding helps to offer brand new treatments to Weston Park patients.

Duration:00:14:12

Cancer Clinical Trials Centre

6/8/2021
In the first of our two episodes about clinical trials, we hear from Professor Jon Wadsley, Clinical Director of the Cancer Clinical Trials Centre at Weston Park, about what clinical trials are, how they can benefit cancer patients, and how the Charity supports them.

Duration:00:15:31

Welfare Support

12/18/2020
Hear about the ways we can support you through financial difficulty. Advice Worker Dave Owen discusses expert benefits advice; and Information and Support Radiographer Emily Howarth explains our emergency hardship grants.

Duration:00:15:54

Independent Living Coordination Service

12/16/2020
We talk to Steve Chu, Chief Executive at Age UK Sheffield, about the Independent Living Coordination Service, a joint project between Age UK Sheffield and Weston Park Cancer Charity to support older people living with cancer.

Duration:00:16:23

Breast Cancer - Professor Ingunn Holen

10/29/2020
As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we talk to Professor Ingunn Holen from the University of Sheffield about the work she's doing with our funding, researching ways to stop breast cancer recurrence.

Duration:00:13:36

Breast Cancer - Dr Penelope Ottewell

10/12/2020
As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we talk to Dr Penelope Ottewell from the University of Sheffield about the work she's doing with our funding, researching better treatments for secondary breast cancer in the bone.

Duration:00:14:41

Mindfulness

6/11/2020
Learn more about mindfulness, one of the services we offer through our support centre. Specialist practitioner Fran Ball explains what mindfulness is and how it can benefit people affected by cancer, and gives a short mindfulness taster session to try it out.

Duration:00:11:44

Our History

3/26/2020
2020 is a big year for Weston Park, as the hospital turns 50 and the charity turns 25. Professor Barry Hancock talks about the history of both, and the changing ways they treat and support people affected by cancer.

Duration:00:10:12

Our Aims

3/12/2020
In our first episode, we hear from our Chief Executive Sam Dixon about some of the changes that the charity has been through recently and what that means for the support that we are able to offer people in the region, living with and beyond cancer.

Duration:00:09:32