S5M-10501 – Macmillan Cancer Launches New Lanarkshire Services

Margaret Mitchell MSP was delighted to attend the launch of Macmillan Cancer Support’s new Cancer Information and Support Services in Hamilton Townhouse Library on Thursday 15th February.

Margaret Mitchell also submitted the below motion to the Scottish Parliament:

Motion Number: S5M-10501
Lodged By: Margaret Mitchell
Date Lodged: 15/02/2018

Title: Macmillan Cancer Launches New Lanarkshire Services

Motion Text: 

That the Parliament welcomes the launch of Macmillan Cancer Support’s new Cancer Information and Support Services in Lanarkshire, which saw launch events taking place in Bellshill and Hamilton on 13 and15 February respectively; acknowledges the invaluable support that these services will provide to people diagnosed with cancer, and their families; notes that these will include emotional support, information about treatments, symptoms and side-effects and signposting to services that can help people worried and about money and employment issues; commends the charity, and its volunteers, for the outstanding services that it has been providing since being founded in 1911, and thanks all those who have been involved with it.