Meet our Trustees

As a registered local Charity we look forward to offering help and support to people affected by Cancer throughout the Western Isles and working with other Agencies and other Voluntary Groups in the Western Isles for the benefit of Cancer Patients and their families.

We have a team of dedicated and committed Trustees and Volunteers whose vision, dedication and determination helped to create Western Isles Cancer Care Initiative, and this unique partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support.


WICCI Trustees from L to R: Donald Macleod (Chairperson), Tommy Gorman, Lindsay Macleod (Treasurer), Margaret Eaves, Mabel Macleay, Christina Maciver, Jessie Murray, Iain Macaulay

Helen Sandison, Isle of Lewis, WICCI

Helen Sandison

I joined the Western Isles Cancer Care Initiative in November 2017, at the very beginning of the project, but at the end of years of hard work by the determined…...Read more

Donald Macleod WICCI

Donald Macleod

My name is Donald Macleod and I’m currently Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Western Isles Cancer Care Initiative (WICCI). I come from the Point District of Lewis but…...Read more


Mabel Macleay

I was born in Glasgow of Lewis parents; my mum from Back and my dad from New Tolsta. We moved back to live in Lewis when I was about 8.…...Read more

Christina Maciver

Christina MacIver

My name is Christina MacIver and I’m one of the trustees of WICCI. I live in Point with my husband and our two children who are aged 19 and 23.…...Read more

Andrew Sim

Andrew Sim

I was a consultant surgeon for 29 years, latterly in the Western Isles Hospital. My particular areas of interest was in large bowel disease, so much of my surgical work…...Read more

Iain Macaulay WICCI

Iain Macaulay

Brought up in the crofting village of Sollas, North Uist. Now retired from a career in social work after working for Strathclyde Regional Council, Church of Scotland Board of Social…...Read more

Jessie Murray WICCI

Jessie Murray

I live in Sandwick. I am now retired, having worked as a librarian for many years in the Lothians, and since returning to  Lewis, at Lews Castle College. My interest…...Read more

Lindsay Macleod WICCI

Lindsay Macleod

I live in Point and have been working with the local Macmillan Fundraising Group as its Treasurer for the last five years. I was asked to join WICCI two years…...Read more

Mairi Helen Macdonald, Isle of Lewis, WICCI

Mairi Helen Macdonald

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Donald John Macdonald, Isle of Lewis, WICCI

Donald John Macdonald

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Margaret Eaves

Margaret Eaves

I moved to Lewis in July 1978 with my husband and young family. After my husband died and I retired I became involved with the local Macmillan Cancer Support fundraising…...Read more

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Individuals should firstly submit an Enquiry Form to the WICCI office to determine eligibility.

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