Laura Lee

(People's)

In 1996 the first Maggie’s Centre opened on the grounds of the Western General in Edinburgh and I left my position as an oncology nurse in the NHS to become Maggie’s Programme Director and Centre Head.  In 1998, I was elected to become Maggie’s Chief Executive. Maggie’s now has a network of 22 centres across the UK and abroad. Each centre is on the grounds of a cancer hospital and offers practical and emotional support to those living with cancer as well as their family and friends.

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Maggie’s is a charity that prides itself on how we treat the people who come through our doors after a cancer diagnosis as [...]

12 October