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An update for patients about cancer services in Bucks

Free online (Zoom) event

Tuesday 20th October 2020 from 5-6pm 

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About this event

We’re arranging a free online (Zoom) event for anyone with concerns about cancer services in Bucks at this time.

You’ll hear from specialists and have a chance to ask questions. These could be about how to access cancer services or where to get the support you need during this time and in the coming months. The specialists will be:

Mr Andrew McLaren
Consultant Surgeon and Deputy Medical Director

Dr Raj Thakkar
GP & Buckinghamshire CCG Lead for Planned Care & Cancer

Ruth Wilcockson
Thames Valley Cancer Alliance Director

Dr Sheryl Sim
Consultant Oncologist

Please send us your questions. You can email them to us at any time before the event. Our email address is We’ll share questions submitted in advance with the speakers.

You will also have the chance to ask questions electronically during the event.

We’ll be recording this event and putting it on our website so it can be shared more widely. We will also publish a report. This will include a summary of what the speakers said as well as the Q&A session.

Who is this event for?

This event is for anyone who is concerned about cancer services at this time including patients and their relatives and friends.

Who is running this event?

This event is being hosted by Healthwatch Bucks. It will be chaired by the Zoe McIntosh, Chief Executive of Healthwatch Bucks.

What sort of event will this be?

This will be a Zoom webinar event. You will be able to see and hear the speakers and to ask questions though the chat function. But the speakers and other participants will not be able to see or hear you. If you’d like to be anonymous you can change the name you join the event with.

How do I submit questions?

Please send your questions to . We’ll also give you details of how to submit questions when we send you a link to join the event.

What happens if you can’t answer my question?

We will include answers to any questions that can’t be answered on the day in our report.

What if I miss the session due to illness or otherwise?

Everyone who registers via Eventbrite will be sent information on how to access the recording of the event and our report.

What if I don’t have access to the internet?

If you’d like to join the event but don’t have access to the internet please contact us using the details below and we’ll send you information about how you can listen in on the phone.

Contact details

If you have any other questions, please email or ring us on 01844 348 839 and leave a message so we can call you back.


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