April 2017

Newsletter: Currently Gill sends the newsletter to the Breast Unit for distribution by email. She had proposed that, to save time we, as a group could take over this function. After some discussion it was felt it would be more appropriate for the group to leave the distribution system with the Breast Unit.

Clinical Psychologist Debbie Williams (Birmingham University): To start the session Debbie asked us what issues we wanted to talk about. Two stood out; - In terms of diagnosis ‘family need our support, whereas so do we’ and ‘going back to work when expectations are the same as before’.



Strawberries & Tombola: Val is planning her annual Strawberry Tea event for Saturday 24th June with an addition to the tombola and plant stall of ‘name the Teddy’ competition. She asked if we could bring any tombola gifts to the next meeting when tickets for the event will be available.

Coffee Morning: A Coffee Morning is being held to raise funds for the Oncology Department between 10.00am – 12.00 pm on Saturday 6th May at Mountsteven Avenue Scout Hut (corner of Mountsteven and Lincoln Road)

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