Sound Waves

Sound Waves

Sound Waves aims to keep listeners connected during lockdown and beyond, by discussing themes and sparking conversations relevant to anyone impacted by cancer in young people. This could be young people themselves and their families to the medics who l…


7 - Young people & COVID-19 with Dr Dave Hobin
Jun 8 • 23 min
As the Trust prepares to launch its summer activities for 2020, we talk to Dr Dave Hobin, Trustee and medical advisor to the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, about why young people need our support now more than ever. As consultant paediatric oncologist at…
6 - Celebrating Volunteers’ Week
Jun 1 • 19 min
Without our volunteers, the Trust wouldn’t be where it is today. They come from all over, bring an array of life experience to the role, and are at the heart of spreading that Trust magic.Even though our 2020 looks very different to how we imagined, our…
5 - Fundraising
May 26 • 19 min
Coronavirus has been devastating for charities’ incomes. Not only are massive fundraising events no longer taking place, but individuals aren’t as able to raise money themselves either. And yet for charities to survive this time, they need to keep their…
4 - Mental health awareness week
May 18 • 32 min
Mental health awareness week is a chance for everyone to check in with their own wellbeing. It’s especially important with the world as it is at the moment. People often forget about the mental impact a cancer diagnosis can have on a young person too….
3 - The hardest decision in the Trust’s history
May 11 • 18 min
CEO Frank Fletcher provides an update on new changes to the 2020 season. The health and wellbeing of young people in recovery from cancer, as well as ensuring we put no further pressure on to the NHS or our close partner charities has meant taking the…
2 - Staying safe in the sun
May 4 • 22 min
Today (4 May) is the start of Sun Awareness Week. Young people who have undergone treatment for cancer can be at higher risk of developing skin cancer. So staying ‘sun safe’ is always at the forefront of staff and volunteers’ minds on every Ellen…
1 - Isolation
Apr 27 • 30 min
Welcome to the official podcast of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust! Host Scott Wilson is joined by Trust CEO Frank Fletcher, youth board member Dan Bishop, and beloved volunteer Wen Stone in episode one to discuss the elephant in the room – isolation….