What CISS offers information, emotional support and one to one counselling to anyone affected by cancer across South West Wales, whether they are a patient, carer, family member or friend. All of the services are free and carried out by qualified counsellors. For those unable to access, the centre has a unique outreach service which takes support to the home, workplace or other convenient locatio on a weekly basis. for more information on service please visit the website or call number provided.
What SPRING is an exercise and information group developed to help men and women going through cancer treatment to improve their physical fitness and confidence. The group is aimed at helping patients adopt an active lifestyle to maximise the health benefits that can be achieved during and after cancer treatment. SPRING is supported by skilled physiotherapists and volunteers. Classes are free of charge.
What The Scarborough Prostate Cancer Support Group offers help and support, information, guidance and above that friendship and understanding for people affected by prostate cancer. The group to provide help and information to men who have prostate cancer and their families. As well as guest speakers there will be the opportunity to speak to clinical nurse specialists, while sharing a cup of tea with other sufferers and their families.
What The aim of the group is to offer the opportunity for women who have tested positive for the BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 gene mutation to support each other and to create a safe and confidential space, to meet others and share experiences over coffee. Meetings are by invitation only and you can find out more about coming along by getting in contact with the service.
Where The group meets regularly at KIMS hospital, Maidstone.
What Dimbleby Cancer Care offers a range of help and support for people with cancer, their carers and families, including information and advice, psychological support, specialist welfare benefits advice, complementary therapies and support groups. Complementary therapies on offer range from relaxation and stress mangement courses, acupuncture, reflexology, and reiki. Dimbleby also host monthly Look Good Feel Better make up workshops, please contact Dimbleby to book your place.
What Cancer Support Yorkshire services are free to access and completely confidential. The Wellbeing service provided is there to help with the emotional and physical effects of a cancer diagnosis. Cancer Support Yorkshire offer a wide range of complementary therapies such as hypnotherapy, bowen technique, reiki, aromatherapy and more please visit the website for full list. Cancer Support Yorkshire also offer a wide range of support groups, including mind body and art sessions, and a carers group including bereavement support.
What Maples Cancer Care provides free care and support to Rotherham people who have been diagnosed with cancer, and also provides the same support to their main carer. The service is there to help people to cope and improve their quality of their life whilst living through or after a cancer diagosis. The trained and experienced staff understand the effects cancer can have on people’s lives and are used to working with people at all stages of their illness.
What The Arden Cancer Research Centre at University Hospital Coventry provides assessment, treatment, follow-up and supportive care for patients with cancer and a number of non-malignant conditions. The Centre also provides oncology input to local cancer units and specialist care for the region through radiotherapy treatment and an oncology service.
Where Arden Cancer Research Centre, University Hospital Coventry.
What The aim of the Manchester prostate support group is to provide a safe and confidential environment, for men and their partners or supporters to discuss their concerns or experiences with other gay and bisexual men dealing with prostate cancer. Trans women affected by prostate cancer are also welcome. As some people ay not be able to travel to Manchester to attend meetings, attendees are welcome totake part usig Skype. (username/owprostateca)
What The aim of the Edinburgh Haematology Support Group is to provide support and a place to meet others going through the same journey for anyone who has been diagnosed with a blood cancer. For information on meeting dates please contact the group.
Who Anyone who has been diagnosed with a blood cancer