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"5 Minutes with Counselling with Cancer" | Your Cancer Services

21 May 2020   •   by David A

When living with cancer, it's often easy to forget your mental health and wellbeing when your body is coping with medical care and the things involved with cancer treatment. We're a firm believer that looking after your mental health is paramount during your cancer journey, so in celebration of Mental Health Awareness Week, we caught up with Claire Francis, a counsellor and life coach behind Counselling with Cancer. Based in Leatherhead, Surrey, Claire sets out to listen. motivate and support you during and post your cancer diagnosis. 

Tell us a little about yourself...

Having grown up in a vibrant and diverse market community in South London and surrounded by people from all walks of life, I’ve always seen that life is ‘real’ so I wanted to choose a...

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Online Cancer Services | Help and Support

15 May 2020   •   by David A

With limited ability to experience face-to-face cancer care at the moment, many are unable to receive the support and advice they would normally get from support groups, coffee mornings or simple get-togethers. 

Sharing your experiences in peer groups has always proven to help people and the expression “it’s good to talk” has never felt more important.The good news is there are many online support networks available offering the ability to chat to others in a similar position to yourself via forums and online chat groups. We’ve taken a look at just a few of those platforms and how they may be able to help you.

Cancer Support UK

As well as offering their Cancer Kits which includes a range of practical items, this charity organisation offers a peer support course for emotional support and encouragement....

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Stronglines Physio

"5 Minutes with Stronglines Physio" | Your Cancer Services

07 May 2020   •   by David A

During your cancer journey, physical wellbeing is often just as important as your clinical treatment. We caught up with Fred Braithwaite, Managing Director of Stronglines in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, about their physiotherapy services for those living with cancer. With current restrictions in place due to COVID-19, the team are now also offering video consultations.

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We opened our doors on 21st March 2016 operating out of Wellingborough in Northamptonshire and set out to offer the most innovative and forward-thinking physio services for...

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