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Read the blog posts below from organisations listed on the site to find out more about them as well as cancer care related articles in the news. If you would like to write a piece for inclusion, please contact us at cancercaremap@dimblebycancercare.org
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Guest blog: Reactiv8 Therapy

04 October 2019   •   by RobinP

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to read my blog. My name is Hannah Poulton and along with my business partner Rebecca Ayres, we make up Reactiv8 Therapy. We are based in the village of Narborough in Leicester and we are Leading Scar Tissue Therapists.

A lot of people ask us how we came to be in such a profession. The answer is simple! We love helping people from all walks of life and backgrounds with their scars. But for us, the service and treatments we provide go much deeper than just the scars. When an individual comes to us, we take time to listen and treat the person as a whole. Everyone has a story to tell and the scar is just part of that story.

It is a humbling and honouring experience to be able to share in someone’s cancer journey and this is why we love doing what we do. Our treatments are non-invasive and gentle scar tissue release. We can help with a variety of symptoms such as, pain,...

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What's new on Cancer Care Map this week: Paul's Cancer Centre

19 September 2019   •   by RobinP

We now have over 975 organisations on Cancer Care Map offering care and support to people living with cancer - including friends, family and carers - across the UK. We are adding new services each week and would love to hear about what's going on in your area.

There are some great new movement and yoga workshops on offer at Paul's Cancer Support Centre in Wandsworth in South London that you can find out about.

Paul's Cancer Support Centre offers a whole range of information, advice, support and group activities. And you can now sign up for a series of Move Dance...

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Guest blog: Derby County Community Trust

03 September 2019   •   by RobinP

Jack Bell from the Derby County Community Trust updates us on the first 12 months of the Wellbeing For All project.

A key factor of our funded programme was outlined to work with BAME and lower socio-economic groups in Derby, we identified to ensure this relationship was to be effective, meeting and working with key community partners would lead to possible engagement.

To date we have worked with twenty-seven partners. We have also delivered 3 community events: 

  • Indian Community Centre 
  • Pakistani women Community Centre 
  • Hadhari Centre (African Caribbean males)
  • ...
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