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The Dimbleby Pillows Are Back

During the last few weeks of his illness, while being treated at St Thomas’ in London, the only thing Richard Dimbleby complained about were the hospital pillows. So his wife brought some in from home. His wish was that everyone … Continue reading

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The Role of Palliative Care – Cicely Saunders Institute Annual Lecture

Last night we attended the Cicely Saunders Institute Annual Lecture at Kings, London. As well as the 100+ guests at the Institute in South London, there were live video link ups with Guy’s Hospital, Oxford and San Francisco. The lecture … Continue reading

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My Name Is Not Cancer – Identity Day 4th May 2013

Dimbleby Cancer Care are proud to support My Name is Not Cancer’s nationwide Identity Day. My Name Is Not Cancer® was established in 2011 and their aim is to empower anyone affected by cancer, helping them retain identity and a … Continue reading

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Dimbleby Cancer Care at Guy’s and St Thomas’ – a review of 2012

The Dimbleby Cancer Care Information and Support Services were established at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospital in London with the support of the Dimbleby Cancer Care charity which was set up after the death of Broadcaster Richard Dimbleby in the … Continue reading

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Why Cancer Care Matters – a very personal thank you from a cancer patient

The role of psychotherapy in cancer care is something that Dimbleby Cancer Care has pioneered over the years primarily through our work with Guy’s and St Thomas’ in London. Dr Margaret Evison – who recently joined the board of Trustees at the charity – initially developed the service which is now offered as an integrated part of cancer care at GSTT. Continue reading

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Supporting Cancer Patients

Last week we were invited to attend a Kings Health Partners’ Integrated Cancer Centre Event at Guy’s Hospital.  The presentations and discussion focussed on supporting cancer patients throughout their whole care pathway and how can we further improve the patient … Continue reading

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Richard Dimbleby, Remembered

Richard Dimbleby has been commemorated with an English Heritage blue plaque at Cedar Court, Sheen Lane, East Sheen; the flat he first lived in with his wife Dyls when he was delivering some of his earliest radio reports, including that … Continue reading

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Final Few Tickets Still Available – 14th January at Wigmore Hall, London

We still have a few tickets left for our fundraising event on Monday 14th Jan 2013 at Wigmore Hall. Continue reading

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Help support us with The People’s Operator

“Making giving easy for people is essential for the future of small charities like Dimbleby Cancer Care. The People’s Operator makes giving so easy. It allows people to give without even noticing.” Robin Pritchard, Head of Communications, Dimbleby Cancer Care … Continue reading

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Transforming Cancer Care – A New Cancer Treatment Centre at Guy’s

Last night we attended a drinks Reception at Guy’s hospital for everyone involved in the design planning process for the new Cancer Treatment Centre due to open at Guy’s Hospital in 2016. Planning permission was granted last week by Southwark … Continue reading

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