Support groups

Support group gets crafty

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Linda Breckon will demonstrate various crafts at the next meeting of the Friarage Hospital’s breast cancer support group. The event takes place on Wednesday 18 February in the Scott Suite at the Northallerton hospital from 7pm to 9pm and new members are welcome to bring along a friend for an enjoyable evening with some audience participation.

Vic talks the walk

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Long distance charity walker Vic Heaney is set to talk to the Teesside Lymphoma Support Group about his 2010 marathon 1,500 mile trek for pancreatic cancer research

We need your help to improve local cancer services

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If you have been affected by cancer and would like to help improve local cancer services then why not consider joining the South Tees NHS Cancer Patient and Carer Group? The group is made up of patients and carers from the Friarage Hospital and The James Cook University Hospital as well as some of the NHS staff who work in cancer services.

Ever thought about volunteering?

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The Macmillan information and support centres at James Cook and Friarage Hospitals are looking for volunteers to take on a number of roles including meeting and greeting centre users, providing advice, information and signposting to other local services, admin duties, supporting patients, carers and staff in clinical areas and offering a listening ear to anyone who needs it.

Support group welcomes new members for 2015

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If you have been affected by breast cancer and you live in the North Yorkshire area then you are invited to attend the next meeting of the Friarage Hospital’s breast cancer support group. The open meeting takes place on Wednesday 21 January in the Scott Suite at the Northallerton hospital from 7pm to 9pm.

Specialist exercise consultant to give talk

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Specialist exercise consultant Leti Hawthorne will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Friarage Hospital’s breast cancer support group. New members are welcome to attend the meeting which will be held on Wednesday 19 November in the Scott Suite at the Northallerton hospital from 7pm to 9pm.