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The Continuing Legacy of Asbestos

November 24th, 2011

It is an all too common misconception that asbestos is an historical problem.  Sadly the extent to which asbestos was used in the last century means that it continues to pose considerable risks to many. The Health and Safety executive … Continue reading

Mesothelioma UK – Chemotherapy in Mesothelioma Project

September 12th, 2011

In February 2008 Mesothelioma UK secured funding for a national mesothelioma chemotherapy audit. Mesothelioma is a rare cancer which, in most cases, can be attributed to previous exposure to asbestos. Mesothelioma has a grim prognosis, although some patients live for … Continue reading

Who to claim compensation from?

August 30th, 2011

Welcome news for claimants When a person is diagnosed with an asbestos related condition such as mesothelioma, pleural thickening, asbestosis or asbestos lung cancer, there are many issues to come to terms with. Claiming compensation for an asbestos condition is … Continue reading

Action Mesothelioma Day 2011 – Wallasey

July 4th, 2011

This year’s Action Mesothelioma Day took place on 1st July 2011 at Wallasey Town Hall.  The day was an opportunity for mesothelioma sufferers, their families and other interested parties to share information about this terrible disease and help raise awareness … Continue reading