Screening on its way for Derbyshire Freemasons

Inspire Health - Fighting Prostate Cancer has begun its screenings for the Freemasons community in Derbyshire. If you would like further information please find further details on the poster attached. The take-up so far has been very high and we hope to...

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Freemasons signing up for prostate screening

Freemasons from across Derbyshire will be taking advantage of a test to check for prostate cancer as the next stage of a project to take the screening for the disease into the community gets underway. Inspire Health - Fighting Prostate Cancer has gone from...

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Awareness Presentation at the Caribbean Centre

Black men are twice as likely to suffer from prostate cancer compared to the general population. Hence it is one reason why we really wanted to connect with the African Caribbean community and campaign for greater awareness in the community. Out...

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Brewers Chairman gives his backing for Support Group

Burton Albion chairman Ben Robinson has given his backing to helping men fighting prostate cancer. He was a guest speaker at the monthly meeting held at Burton’s Queen Hospital which supports those affected by the cancer. Organised by the hospital and the...

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Honoured to win the PRIDE Award for Health Initiative

It was a surprise when I heard that I had won the Burton Hospital’s PRIDE Award. I have to stress that this award is not for me alone. I have had such wonderful support from my friends and colleagues at Burton Hospital and Burton Albion Football Club....

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BACT Award in House of Parliament from EFL

I knew very little about football until linking prostate cancer screening with Burton’s local club. I had the privilege of meeting the Brewer’s Chairman Ben Robinson and his fantastic team at the club who do the most amazing amount of community work within the club. I...

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Sarah Minns nominated for a National Award

Congratulations to Burton Hospital’s Sarah Minns for being shortlisted for the Community Nursing Award at the Royal College of Nursing Nurse Awards 2017. Sarah has been helping to campaign for better awareness toward prostate cancer. Burton Hospitals Trust has worked...

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Burton Prostate Cancer Support Group

t is a great privilege in setting up a support group to help patients and families diagnosed with prostate cancer. Out heartfelt thanks to the Chairman of Burton Albion Football Club, Ben Robinson who again has offered valuable resources to get the support group...

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Coverage on the BBC’s One Show

A few months ago when we began screening for prostate cancer at a football club, we did not envisage that the campaign would make any impact. We are astonished and grateful to all the people and organisations who have supported us. The BBC’s One Show has highlighted...

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Collaborative working for prostate screening

I must say that when we first thought about screening for prostate cancer working with Burton Albion Football Club that we would get any response in what is a taboo subject for many men. A few months later, I am astonished at the success of the campaign as more and...

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Awareness Campaign Award of the Year

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is so pleased to win the Awareness Campaign of the Year Award for its work on highlighting prostate cancer. The award was presented at the annual Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) awards. Branded “A night to inspire,”

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Coverage of BBC West Midlands News

I must thank the great support BBC West Midlands has given us in profiling prostate cancer on 2nd August 2016 throughout the day on their news outlets. Our team from Burton Hospital worked with Burton Albion FC in screening 111 men. We were surprised to find that 8...

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Fighting Prostate Cancer Screening

We were not sure how it was going to go, but our campaign to raise awareness about prostate cancer in the community has been successful. It was a collaboration between Burton’s Queens Hospital and Burton Albion Football Club where the idea was to encourage as men over...

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