Establishment of a local charity to support patients with oesophageal and gastric cancer: OGCancer NI

Turkington, R. (Board member)

Activity: Other activity typesOther


I am a founding member of the first Northern Ireland-based charity to support patients with cancer of the oesophagus and stomach. OGCancerNI’s Objectives are:
1. To support patients and carers affected by Oesophago-Gastric (Oesophageal and Stomach) Cancer
2. To communicate the early signs and symptoms of Oesophago-Gastric cancer to promote early intervention
3. To work in partnership with healthcare providers in Northern Ireland to be a patients advocate and promote the best outcomes for sufferers.
4. To act as the Voice of Patients and provide insight, support and care in a professional manner.
Period06 Jun 2019 → …
Degree of RecognitionRegional