A terminal cancer diagnosis doesn’t mean the end of your career

Navy veteran with stage 4 cancer makes it his mission to help cancer patients find work

ASTRiiD can help connect you with businesses (Pic credit: Climate KIC)

Ten days after his 50th birthday,  British Navy veteran David Shutts was diagnosed with stage four kidney cancer.

Now, two years after his diagnosis, David is pioneering a project that will transform the lives of thousands of fellow cancer patients across the UK.

Launched two months ago, David’s new digital tool Astriid (which stands for Available Skills for Training, Refreshing, Improvement, Innovation and Development), is an online employment pool created specifically to help those with cancer and other long-term chronic illnesses find paid and voluntary work.

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