The National Cancer Action Team (NCAT) set up the National Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Cancer Voice.
BME Cancer Voice aims to:
- Give cancer patients from a BME background, and their carers, a voice and an opportunity to share their experiences
- Provide the NHS with information to help support and improve cancer services
Information about BME Cancer Voice is available in various languages. Please click on the language you require to download the leaflet
Who can get involved?
Anyone from a Black or Minority Ethnic background, who has an experience of cancer. We are also inviting families and carers to join (regardless of their ethnicity). You must be aged 16 or over.
How do I take part in BME Cancer Voice?
You can either
- Take part in a one-off survey or
- Take part in up to four surveys a year
To take part in a one-off survey (COMING SOON)
Ealrly in 2012 you will be able to complete a one-off survey online. We will have a number of surveys and each survey looks at a different aspect of your cancer experience so either choose which one you would like, to take part in, or take part in more than one, whenever it suits you.
Become a BME Cancer Voice and take part in up to four surveys a year,
- Click here to complete an online application form to become a BME Cancer Voice
- Ring the Freephone number 0800 634 7382 and go through your application over the phone or you can request a paper application form be sent to you in the post.
What happens next?
Once you have successfully completed the application process, you will then receive a welcome pack in the post.
You will be invited to take part in any existing surveys and then informed about new ones as they are developed! Each survey will look at a different aspect of your cancer experience.
By taking part in BME Cancer Voice, you are committing to doing up to four surveys a year. We value the experiences and thoughts of all our BME Cancer Voices and are glad to have them on board but if at any time you no longer wish to take part, please just call our Freephone line.