Mr Peter Buckle

Patient and Public Involvement Volunteer Representative, Brain Tumour Advocate

My wife Wendy, at the age of 54, died from a glioblastoma after an illness of less than six months. Apart from hospital in-patient stays following the original debulking surgery, and later for pneumonia, I cared for her in our home until her death.

Since then I have campaigned for:
• Better brain tumour treatments
• Honesty in communication of prognosis for terminal diseases
• Informed choice of treatment for cancer patients
• Improved access to psychological support for terminally ill patients

I have been involved in many research projects, both clinical trials and qualitative studies, and also with various local and national bodies involved in improving delivery of neuro-oncology services.
I have also contributed to many media events, including live and recorded national and regional television, radio and newspaper interviews.

It is important to me to be involved on the organising committee of BNOS 2021.

Back to Committee

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BNOS @BNOSOfficial   12:26 PM - Fri 18 Jun 2021

📢FREE event for Early Career Researchers - Super, not to be missed opportunity! A Roadmap to Research Independence. Online 7th July 21 12.30pm - 2pm 🖊️Sign up and more info here: https://t.co/UnRGc18ME7 🆓👍 https://t.co/yaZyyIFTbe

BNOS @BNOSOfficial   12:29 PM - Tue 8 Jun 2021

Deadline for Expressions of Interest in this role on @BNOSofficial Council. Help BNOS to fulfil its Neuro-Oncology mission to promote high-quality neuro-oncology research, education and multi-disciplinary patient centred care. https://t.co/nGhErnI53V

BNOS @BNOSOfficial   11:59 AM - Tue 1 Jun 2021

📢Thank you!👏 @BNOSofficial couldn't and wouldn't exist without our fantastic volunteers on Council. Thank you for all you do. 👍https://t.co/jziR1ONoPF Promoting high-quality multi-disciplinary neuro-oncology research, education, and patient centred care. https://t.co/xb0ud6DLNE

BNOS @BNOSOfficial   12:00 PM - Sat 29 May 2021

Are you a member of BNOS?👍Don't forget to use your 'code' to get a discount when registering for #BNOS2021 👏 Join @BNOSofficial here: https://t.co/bJLO4jxpWQ 🖊️Register for #BNOS2021 here: https://t.co/0sbI3UTD5X https://t.co/3uD2FhDCel

BNOS @BNOSOfficial   4:05 PM - Wed 26 May 2021

BNOS online Early Career Researcher Event 👏 An opportunity not to be missed! Register for your free online place here: https://t.co/gZfYIORBDd (programme may be subject to change or update) https://t.co/9gg4zsHiVl

BNOS @BNOSOfficial   12:25 PM - Wed 26 May 2021

Innovative Research at King’s Tackles Brain Tumours @BNOSofficial News! Dr Gerald Finnerty was interviewed in April 2021 by Bloomberg Radio. 📢Listen to the full interview here: https://t.co/6mCuIxzcq6 https://t.co/YJ1JsWbBMp

BNOS @BNOSOfficial   8:49 PM - Sun 23 May 2021

Don’t miss this super opportunity to submit an abstract! @NeuroOnc https://t.co/4Rt8fJJSFw