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being heard


The CANDU team are committed to ensuring the lived experience of cancer is represented on all decision making forums and strategic boards.  We are delighted to represented cancer lived experience at the Scottish Government on the Cancer CPPG, the Macmillan ICJ in Dundee, NHS Tayside Cancer Overview Group and the University of Dundee Nursing & Midwifery School Board. 


Throughout the year CANDU hosts and organises a number of activities which bring together others affected by cancer to share experiences, build supportive relationships and understand the needs, wants and wishes of local people.

CANDU Lived Experience Conference - November 2023 

Defining 'Lived Expertise'





CANDU Lived Experience Conference - November 2019

From Lived Experience to Inspired Action

In November 2019 our first patient & professional conference welcomed over 60 people to an event which included contributions from NHS Tayside, the Roxburgh House Co-Design team, Open Change, Maggie's and Uppertunity. 


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