The Jack Brunton Charitable Trust made a £10,000 donation towards a £40,000 target to help towards the redevelopment of the haematology day unit at The James Cook University Hospital.
The Macmillan cancer support and information service provides information and support, as well as a listening ear, to anyone affected by cancer. The Macmillan cancer information centre on the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton’s Mowbray suite is looking for volunteers with an interest in helping people, who can spare some time to help with their important work. Volunteers would meet and greet and help provide information to patients and their carers and offer a listening ear to anyone who drops in to the centre or who attends for treatment on the unit .
Anyone who has been affected by breast cancer is invited to attend the Friarage Hospital’s breast cancer support group on Wednesday 20 November. Held in the hospital’s Scott Suite from 7pm to 9pm, the informal meeting will include a demonstration of Christmas Cards by Sue Bailey followed by a coffee and a chat.
A special survivorship event will help support people affected by, living with and beyond cancer. To be held on Wednesday 16 October 2013 at the holistic cancer care centre at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough from 10am to 2pm the event will bring cancer patients together to meet, share, learn and get more out of life.
A memorial service is being held at the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton for anyone who has been affected by the loss of a baby. The special service to remember babies who have died at or around the time of birth will be held on Saturday 5 October at 3pm in St Luke’s Chapel at the Friarage Hospital. A memorial book will also be available.
Northallerton’s breast cancer support group is holding two informative talks at the Friarage Hospital on Wednesday 18 September 2013. The meeting features a talk on genetics by Angela Russell, genetics risk assessment practitioner, and a talk on clinical trials by Andrea Watson, clinical trials co-ordinator. The talk will take place in the hospital’s Scott Suite between 7pm and 9pm.