Patient Rep - Support GPs to prevent and diagnose cancer early

Right now, we’re looking for a patient representative to join our joint steering group with the Royal College of GPs. Get involved and help shape the direction of our partnership over the next year.

Closing date: Monday 24 September

Location: Meetings will be held in London

Payment and Expenses: All reasonable travel, accommodation, catering and participation costs will be met by Cancer Research UK as per our policy. In addition, an honorarium will be offered to cover preparation and attendance of meetings.

Time commitment: Meetings will take place quarterly for 2.5- 3 hours. You'll require time to prepare for the meetings, and there may be occasional activities over email between meetings.

About the opportunity

Cancer Research UK have been working in partnership with the Royal College of General Practitioners since 2012. GPs can play a huge role in supporting their patients to reduce the risk of getting cancer, and in diagnosing cancer as early as possible. The partnership supports best practice in this important area.

As a patient representative on the committee you’ll ensure that the perspectives of cancer patients and those close to them is represented in our joint activities and decision making. You’ll help to help to challenge the Steering Group and ensure our work is always considering ‘what is the benefit for patients?’ This insight will increase the quality and relevance of the work that the partnership delivers and will benefit patients by improving their experience with their GPs.

Further information:

Interested in finding out more about the partnership? Click here.  

If you'd like to be involved, email involvement@cancer.org.uk for a copy of the role profile and application form.

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If you have questions about any of our opportunities, please get in touch with us by emailing us on

involvement@cancer.org.uk or call us on 0203 469 8777

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