weston park cancer support charity

A Busy Year

It has been another busy year at Weston Park Cancer Information and Support Centre. We have supported many people who have been affected by cancer, in fact over 9,400 occasions this year alone.  We are delighted to be able to support so many people in the local area and beyond.  On behalf of all our […]

Facebook

To reach a wider audience online, we have created our own Facebook page! If you are a member of Facebook and would like to be kept up to date with the Centre’s activities and events that are being held, please click the below “Find us on Facebook” and “LIKE” our page.     Posted by Amy […]

Prostate Cancer Well-Being Day

The Cancer Support Centre will be hosting a drop in Prostate Cancer Well-Being Day on Thursday 6th November 2014 10am to 3pm. If you are affected by Prostate Cancer, whether you are a patient, carer, relative or friend, please drop by to discuss any of the topics below: Relationships Carers Info and Support Sleep and […]

Craft Afternoon

Why not come and join us for our popular Craft Afternoon? If you’re in need of some fun and distraction With hot drinks, or if you prefer, juice Then come to our craft session, Wednesday Where you will catch up with all of the news! This session is offered to patients Their carers’ and even […]

Cancer Care Award

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have won the Patient Safety and Care Award 2014 in Cancer Care. This is a prestigious award in British Healthcare.  The Cancer Support Centre works closely with the hospital and was proud to support the teams in working together to achieve this Award.             […]

Going on holiday?

Summer holiday season has started! We are aware that it can be difficult, and expensive for people who have, or have had, cancer to obtain travel insurance. If you are planning to go abroad, it is important that your travel insurance includes cover for cancer. It is advisable to declare your medical condition rather than […]

Carers Week

It is national Carers Week beginning Monday 9th June, focusing on reaching out to carers who are missing out on services and support. At the Cancer Support Centre we offer emotional support, welfare advice and can advise on appropriate support services available locally to carers.  We also run a Carers Course that aims to offer […]

Spring is Springing!

Have we seen the back of winter?  Let’s hope so!  The flowers are budding and the birds are singing! You may feel you wish to be more active now the days are becoming lighter for longer.  Being active during and after treatment can reduce tiredness and fatigue, stress and anxiety, as well as improving bone […]

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day 2014 took place on the 4th February this year. This day raises awareness for anyone affected by cancer and works towards eradicating cancer myths, the first one being “We don’t need to talk about cancer”, please see the link below for further information: http://www.worldcancerday.org/myth-1 Talking about cancer can be difficult for patients, […]

Happy New Year!

Welcome to our first blog of 2014! What a busy festive season we have had here at the Centre supporting patients and their families and friends.  Last year, we recorded 8,443 contact enquiries at the Centre, making it one of our busiest years to date.  Christmas and New Year is not always a happy time, […]

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