July 2012

Welcome to our new member Alison and the new Breast Care Nurse Lisa.

Nurse Kate Jurkscat came to talk about the Macmillan Day Therapy Service and explained the service it offered, as people now live longer the incidents of cancer is increasing and the service they provide is aimed at empowering people to help themselves. They would like to develop the service further and would appreciate ideas from patients, relatives and carers. They also wanted to develop more group work.

Moving Forward is a 5 week course aimed at supporting cancer patients and is for patients who have recently finished treatment who may need help with employment, financial, social or personal relationship issues. If you feel this is something you would want help with you can be referred by your specialist nurse or GP.

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