World Cancer Day 4 February 2022

The theme of this year’s World Cancer Day is #CloseTheCareGap to improve access to quality cancer care for everyone.

Dr Matt Lawes, Cancer Clinical Leader and Consultant Haematologist at NNUH, talks about the importance of tackling health inequalities to help improve cancer care for all and introduces our new CARE Hub.

Tara Webster, Learning Disability and Autism Specialist Nurse, has recorded a short video highlighting some of these barriers.

Ryan Hogan talks about how our LGBT+ Staff Network continues to be instrumental in championing equality for both staff and patients at NNUH.   Ryan also highlights the importance of using correct pronouns:

The support available to members of the Roma, Gypsy and Traveller community:


Our colleagues at Norfolk Libraries have put together a short video highlighting the support they can provide to patients with cancer and other long-term conditions across their 47 libraries in and around Norfolk.


The North Norfolk Macmillan Centre opened at Cromer Hospital last year. Rachel Hall, one of our Macmillan Information Managers, takes us on a whistle-stop tour of our North Norfolk Macmillan Information Centre. If you have any queries or questions please do not hesitate to contact one of our Macmillan Information Managers on 01603 641559 or email


Sarah Macleay, Macmillan Engagement Lead, talks about the Rural/Urban divide in accessing care focusing on the support available to members of our farming community who may be affected by cancer.