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Oct 17

****£500 prize for health promotion video****

Do you have a health promotion activity for the staff in your health board area that you would like to showcase? As a network which aims to promote a healthy lifestyle to lower the risk of cancer, we are keen to engage with those who can put opportunities in place to facilitate healthy individual behaviours. […]

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Oct 17

#Kettlecise on Tour

The SCPN team had an exciting phone call from Ruth Wilson, Business Development Manager, Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust recently. She had been following our campaign, #kettlecise, on Twitter and wanted to use our text and images to make up resources to support health promotion in her hospital. Ruth intends to ...

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Oct 17

Art and Design Prize 2017

We are delighted to announce Ibrahim Karim and Erin Docherty as this year’s recipients of the SCPN Art and Design prize for Creative Communication. Both third year students at Duncan of Jordanstone Art College, Dundee; ‘Dougal the Dog’ was created as part of their third year project on cancer prevention. Research shows that ...

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Oct 17

Obesity and Cancer Awareness week

The SCPN is supporting Obesity and Cancer Awareness Week. Read our open letter here: thescpn.org/2ylY8tV   Find out more about what’s going on at http://www.obesityactionscotland.org/campaigns or follow #ObesityCancerScotland on Twitter.

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Oct 17

Time is running out

Hello! I wonder if I might ask for your help ? For the last few years we have been building the Scottish Cancer Prevention Network to distribute our newsletter and emails about what is happening in the world of cancer prevention and lifestyle in people who have had a cancer diagnosis. We value all of […]

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Sep 17

Great to have you on board, Katie!

Katie Lindsay has joined the SCF and SCPN as a Research and Development Officer. Katie has been placed with us as she is participating in Charityworks, the UK non-profit sector’s graduate programme. Over the next year Katie will be helping to raise the profile of the SCPN through our social media platforms and written communications.

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Jul 17

Study period in Melbourne

We were delighted to present Ehsan Salim with our 2017 SCPN elective bursary, a £300 award to support a period of elective study on a topic relating to cancer prevention. Ehsan, a 3rd year medical student at the University of Glasgow, will be undertaking a 4-week placement with a gastroenterologist/surgeon who has a special ...

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Jun 17

We’re hiring!

We’re looking for a Digital Communications Assistant to work 10 hours per week (can be worked flexibly), for 6 weeks, to start as soon as possible. Based in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee (DD1 9SY) the Scottish Cancer Prevention network is focussed on moving evidence on cancer risk reduction into everyday life, practice and policy. ...

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Jun 17

Search opens for Scottish cancer champion

Nominations are being sought for a prestigious prize which honours the person who has made the most significant contribution to reducing the burden of cancer in Scotland. The Scottish Cancer Foundation is inviting applications for the 2017 prize which is open to anyone whose work has had a significant impact on cancer in Scotland. ...

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Jul 16

85 Organisations, including the SCPN sign letter to Government on Brexit, food and farming.

85 organisations have signed a letter to David Davis and Theresa May to stress the important implications of Brexit on food and farming.With many of the UK’s food and farming policies and subsidies being defined at EU level, the UK government now has an opportunity to reshape these to ensure that taxpayer's money is spent for […]

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