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.