menu menu. I work with senior NHS clinical and managerial teams in the hospitals where we have or are planning to have a Maggie’s centre. 20 St. James Street Our Chief Executive takes care of the day-to-day management of Maggie’s, and works with her Executive team to deliver our strategy and goals. For contact details please visit the Our centres pages. Maggie’s Centre’s Laura Lee on the healing power of architecture. I have led Maggie's since the inception of the charity in 1998 and have overseen the development of all our centres across the UK, online and abroad. Maggie's Glasgow Laura Lee added: “It is a beautiful location for one of our Centres and one which I am sure will make an impact on our Centre visitors. I have met so many extraordinary people in our centres: they are my inspiration and the driving force behind all that we do at Maggie’s. For more information about Maggie's, you can contact our Supporter Care Team based in our Glasgow office. Laura shared Maggie’s vision of a cancer support centre housed in a non-clinical and uplifting environment … 1995 – On 8 July, Maggie dies. Edinburgh By Ruth Slavid, Ruth Slavid Ruth Slavid 2009-03-13T00:00:00. The centre pages also have full contact details so you can contact your nearest Maggie's centre directly. This includes responsibility for setting the financial strategy, developing financial plans, setting and monitoring budgets and providing forecasts of income, expenditure, reserves and cash. Maggie’s Centres are uplifting buildings where people feel inspired … For all media enquiries please visit our Media centre or contact us. Since the late 90s Maggie’s Chief Executive Laura Lee has worked with one of the founding trustees Marcia Blakenham to expand the network of 22 centres across the UK. Cancer support. 1994 – Maggie and her oncology nurse Laura Lee develop early plans for a ‘Cancer Caring Centre'. Tel: 07825 056 394 or 020 7386 3537. Tel: 0300 123 1801. I want to make sure that every major NHS cancer centre within the UK, and beyond has a Maggie’s. I also lead Maggie's international development, identifying how and where Maggie's should grow outside the UK. During my time at Maggie’s I have overseen our re-branding to a bolder more recognisable brand alongside the development of our new website. More. I want to make sure that everyone who visits Maggie's feels valued and leaves feeling a little more in control of their lives. This includes the running of Maggie's established and interim centres; development/delivery of our programme of cancer support; quality assurance and overseeing Maggie's research portfolio. I was working as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Breast Unit at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh in 1991, when I first met Maggie and Charles Jencks. She died in 1995, but Laura, Maggie’s nurse and friend, worked with Maggie’s family to ensure her vision became a reality. To contact Maggie's Chief Executive, Laura Lee, please contact her Assistant, Pam Richardson. Email: pam.richardson@maggies.org Tel: 020 7386 3551 Maggie’s is a charity providing free cancer support and information in centres across the UK and online. I have led Maggie's since the inception of the charity in 1998 and have overseen the development of all our centres across the UK, online and abroad. Forum & blogs. Our support. If you wish to make a formal complaint, please contact Pam Richardson: Pam Richardson The Gatehouse She had a feel for what was … I oversee Marketing, PR, Digital, Design and Publications at Maggie’s, working from our London office. Laura Lee was born in Scotland and trained as an oncology nurse at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London. I am responsible for the delivery and strategic development of Maggie’s centre operations and for ensuring we provide a high quality, evidence-based core programme of cancer support. Email: pam.richardson@maggies.org Project Insight. Maggie's – everyone's home of cancer care - Maggie's Centres. Maggie’s was the vision of Maggie Keswick Jencks, who had an idea for a different type of cancer care as she lived with advanced cancer for two years. Chief Executive. My team also produces the annual accounts and oversees the financial systems and procedures to ensure we meet legal and audit requirements. ‘the centre helps us to extend maggie’s vital practical and emotional support to more people across the capital,’ says laura lee, maggie’s chief executive. I was working as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Breast Unit at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh in 1991, when I first met Maggie and Charles Jencks. Information in other languages and formats. London Maggie’s Leeds expands upon the studio’s long-standing interest in the role of biophilia within the built environment, best demonstrated by the recently completed, EDEN, a new residential building in Singapore; Little Island at Pier55, a new park and performance space in New York City that is due to complete in 2021; and 1000 Trees, a mixed-use development in Shanghai, which on completion will … Donate. Mentor Program. To find your nearest Maggie's centre, enter your postcode or town below. Crewe Road Please contact the centre you would like to visit directly. I am determined that everyone who needs Maggie’s, whenever that may be, knows where we are and how Maggie’s can help. To contact Maggie's Chief Executive, Laura Lee, please contact her Assistant, Pam Richardson. When they came to the clinic they would be armed with masses of information and articles –they believed that more could be done. During my time at Maggie’s I have worked with over 30 NHS Trusts and have worked with teams across the charity to open 26 centres. Maggie’s environments support that,” says Laura Lee, the chief executive for Maggie’s Centres. My role is to ensure that we create opportunities for each and every individual donor, company, partner, charitable trust or volunteer to have an incredible and rewarding experience supporting visitors to Maggie’s. The complicated geometry of the building meant a long programme of research and development was required to achieve the complex glass shapes for the panels making up the façade. I am responsible for the current and future financial well-being of Maggie’s. The Stables Simmons later joined the Pearls. Before making new commissions they take time to get to know the work of different practitioners and to consider who would best work for a particular site and its conditions. Maggie's Centres, are a charity that have become influential for their enlightened provision of uplifting environments for cancer care, designed by some of the worlds most renowned architects. 10 Dumbarton Road Conceived as a lantern-like structure, Maggie's Barts features curving junctions between glass, concrete and bamboo elements. Laura Lee offers one-on-one (and multiple party) readings by phone, Skype, WhatsApp, or FaceTime. Maggie's Once a new centre has been approved I make sure the fundraising and delivery of the centre is smooth sailing and successful. She worked as a clinical nurse specialist at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh, where she gave chemotherapy to Maggie Keswick Jencks when her breast cancer was re-diagnosed. Laura Lee, Maggie’s CEO, said: "We are so pleased that the application is now under consideration by the council. G11 6PA The best thing about my job is undoubtedly, the magic and energy that is created when we bring together inspirational individuals who care passionately about improving cancer support. They are not intended as a replacement for conventional cancer therapy, but as a caring environment that can provide support, information and practical advice. I joined Maggie’s in 2007 bringing with me experience as a print and broadcast journalist for national publications such as The Times and The Daily Telegraph and a producer for the BBC on programmes including Crimewatch and for BBC Radio 4. Glasgow G11 6PA, Email: enquiries@maggies.org Says Laura Lee, who was Maggie’s specialist chemo nurse before being appointed Chief Executive for Maggie’s Centres: "The diagnosis of cancer, Maggie felt is a bit like being flung out of a plane with a parachute that may or may not open, and no map when you land behind enemy lines. 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