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Winners Corner! Congratulations to the SWAG Late Effects Team and the Gloucestershire Psychological Service

November 10, 2023

On Thursday 09 November at the Macmillan Professionals awards in Glasgow we had 2 teams from SWAG who were shortlisted and both won! The details of the categories and winners are…

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Success Story – Targeted Lung Health Checks

August 8, 2023

An ex-smoker who had a tumour removed from his lung said he is relieved that a health check caught the tumour early. Dave Rolfe, 69, from Bath was invited by…

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GatewayC Podcasts – Episode 1: Lung Cancer

July 20, 2023

Have you listened to GatewayC’s new podcast? 🎧 GPs Talk Cancer with Dr Rebecca Leon and Dr Sarah Taylor for GatewayC is out now. Listen to GPs bust myths and…

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Importance of Cervical Screening

July 19, 2023

Listen to NHS BNSSG ICB Clinical Lead for Cancer Dr Glenda Beard, who was on @Ujimaradio this week talking about the importance of cervical screening.  Urban Grooves Playout Tuesday 18…

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On Wednesday 5 July 2023, the NHS will mark 75 years of service!

July 4, 2023
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Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer

June 26, 2023

Let’s talk about prostate cancer – YouTube Cultural taboos and misconceptions around prostate cancer can prevent Black men from being diagnosed and treated early. Black men with prostate cancer, living…

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Congratulations to The Haematology Team at Weston General Hospital

May 17, 2023

Amazing congratulations to the Haematology Team at WGH who were presented with a plaque/award to recognise accreditation with Myeloma UKs Clinical Excellence  programme.  This is a fantastic achievement.  

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National Clinical Nurse Specialist Day – Wednesday 26 April 2023

February 15, 2023

WEDNESDAY 26 APRIL 2023 is our 2nd National Cancer CNS Day. Join us to show support and appreciation for our Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist Workforce #NationalCancerCNSDay Meet some of SWAG’s…

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Navigational bronchoscopy at University Hospital’s Bristol and Weston

July 13, 2022

We are pleased to announce a new regional navigational bronchoscopy service in SWAG Cancer Alliance, supported by a SWAG innovation grant. The service is based at University Hospital’s Bristol and…

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NHS Lung MOTs have arrived in select areas across Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon, and Gloucestershire

July 13, 2022

Past and current smokers who are registered with specific GP practices across Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon, and Gloucestershire are now being invited to NHS lung health checks to improve lung health,…

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