Submitted on Friday 9th August 2019
Published on Tuesday 13th August 2019
Current status: Closed
Closed: Wednesday 6th November 2019
Mandatory 6 months full pay for cancer patients undergoing treatment
Everyone knows someone undergoing cancer treatment, on top of everything that the patient deals with there is sadly a financial side. Whilst in hospital I witnessed people either being put on SSP or being made redundant. Majority of cancer patients treatment is 6 months.
Cancer patients on top of everything should not be having to deal with the worry of finances and should instead be focusing on getting better, not HR meetings etc I would like the UK government to implement a mandatory 6 month full pay. I was lucky my company supported me throughout and after 6 months I was able to return fully to work, sadly for the majority of patients this is not the case.
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