Glimpses of 2019

Glimpses of 2019

Fighting Prostate Cancer has had a busy 2019. We marked another milestone by reaching our 2000th screening. So far 33 clinics have been held. We have worked with several communities including the Freemasons, Rotary, Police, Sports

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Honoured to win the PRIDE Award for Health Initiative

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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