Archive for category: News
03
December
2021

New health survey reveals biggest ever annual drop in smokers

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland has welcomed the news of a 5% annual drop in smokers in NI.    The ‘Health Survey (NI): First Results 2020/2021’ document revealed that 12% of adults smoked cigarettes, compared to 17% in 2019/2020.   Naomi Thompson, Health Improvement Manager at Cancer Focus NI said, “...

30
September
2021

Cancer Focus NI extremely disappointed in long cancer waiting times

Leading local charity Cancer Focus Northern Ireland has responded to the Department of Health’s recent quarterly cancer waiting times (April – June 2021).   Richard Spratt, CEO of Cancer Focus NI has said, “We are extremely disappointed to see that, yet again, large numbers of local cancer patients...