11 Jan 2019 Governance
Leukaemia UK and Leuka have merged
We are delighted to announce that on 1 November Leuka and Leukaemia UK merged, bringing together two of the UK’s leading leukaemia and blood cancer charities to create one charity dedicated to innovative research and care for people affected by blood cancers. The two charities have joined forces under the name Leukaemia UK, uniting Leuka’s 37 years’ experience in ground-breaking medical research with Leukaemia UK’s four decades of pioneering care.
From research to care, the new charity will continue to put people affected by blood cancers at its heart. Together, Leukaemia UK aims to carry out even more world-class research and advances in care.
Leukaemia UK will be led jointly by Leuka’s CEO Olive Boles and Leukaemia UK’s CEO Angela Smith-Morgan. The charity’s new Chair of Trustees is Chris Corbin, current Chair of Leuka, who is supported by a Board including both Leuka and Leukaemia UK Trustees.
7 November 2022
Leukaemia UK appoints Ian McCafferty CBE as their new Chair of Trustees to support new strategy to stop leukaemia devastating lives
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12 December 2022
Widespread coverage of new leukaemia therapy shows promise in first trial patient
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15 June 2018
MP opens Leukaemia UK Ambulatory Care Unit
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16 November 2021
John Goldman Fellowships for 2022 open in December
Leukaemia UK is delighted to continue its investment and funding for early career scientists and clinicians in 2022.