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Seonaid Webb, Deputy Director Transformation, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and chair of the Civil Service Working through Cancer network

Seonaid Webb is Deputy Director Transformation, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and chair of the Civil Service Working through Cancer network

World Cancer Day: Big wins from small acts of kindness 

World Cancer Day 2022

Ahead of World Cancer Day on 4 February, Seonaid Webb tells how small kindnesses can help make such a difference to colleagues facing cancer. Over the past two years, the impact of COVID-19 on people affected by cancer has been …

World Cancer Day 2021

To mark World Cancer Day on 4 February, Seonaid Webb, talks about how we are ensuring the Civil Service is more confident to support people affected by cancer. Having been diagnosed with cancer myself in 2016, and now as chair …

Did you know that cancer is classed as a disability under the Equality Act?

Sadly in the UK, one in two people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, and around 1 million people of working age, currently have cancer. Given the significant number of people affected (including many thousands of carers and …