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“Chat Together” – A New Digital Support Group for Bowel Cancer Patients | Your Cancer Services

21 January 2021   •   by David A

The latest initiative from Bowel Cancer UK, Chat Together is a free online support group for people living with and beyond bowel cancer. Creating a safe, support and information environment, the group is a welcoming place to talk to others living with bowel cancer and to meet new people and share your experiences.

During this time of isolation, the charity is providing people with a chance to get together virtually and support one another from the comfort of your own homes. All you need is a smartphone, tablet or computer with an internet connection.


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Cancer Support Services in Newcastle | City Spotlight

12 January 2021   •   by David A

For the people living with cancer in Newcastle and Gateshead, cancer survival are up nearly 10% over the last 20 years, with a network of fantastic cancer support services operating across the region.

Our latest City Spotlight takes a look at the city of Newcastle and just a selection of the services available.

Please note, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the services available may be subject to change or temporarily suspended. Contact the organisations directly to find out more.



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"5 Minutes with Red Zebra" | Your Cancer Services

06 January 2021   •   by David A

For the people of East Kent, Red Zebra Community Solutions was established through a series of mergers between existing charities which had been providing services to local communities for many years. Taking its present name in 2015, Red Zebra’s mission is to help to create stronger, healthier communities by supporting people and organisations. We spoke to them to find out more about what they do and about why they are so passionate about their work.

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Red Zebra provides a variety of services enabling people to be involved and active in their communities and to remain independent in their own homes. These include social prescribing,...

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