Other support services

Glens of Antrim Walk - Sponsored Event

Date and time: 
26 April, 2015 - 08:00 - 16:00
Organisation running this event: 
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland
Description of event: 
Registration:£20 Minimum Sponsorship:£80 Discover the scenic beauty and diversity of the Glens of Antrim. Three walks are available, each starting and finishing at the same place: 18 mile walk (hard - over forest trails, roads and serious, uneven mountainous terrain. This should only be undertaken by those with a good level of fitness and the right type of footwear i.e.comfortable walking boots with good ankle supports) 12 mile walk (hard - will be similar to the 18 mile walk but shorter) 6 mile walk (medium - along the forest trails of Glenariff, this walk is steep in places but boasts fantastic views of the Glens of Antrim) When you register you will receive your fundraising pack. If you have any questions please contact Emma at Events.
Address of event: 
Glens of Antrim
Contact person: 
Emma
Telephone: 
028 90680771
Email address: 
events@cancerfocusni.org
Coverage: 
All of NI
Category: 
Physical Activity
Other support services
Cancer or generic: 
generic services

Breast Health and Wellbeing Event

Date and time: 
17 February, 2015 - 09:30 - 12:45
Organisation running this event: 
Northern Health and Social Care Trust
Description of event: 
The Breast Health and Wellbeing event will provide patients, families and carers with information about how to move on after a cancer diagnosis. There will be a short series of talks from different professionals which will include the patient's perspective, information available, dietary advice, exercise, managing fatigue, as well as looking after yourself psychologically. Information stands will include Cancer Focus, Action Cancer, Macmillan Benefits advisors, Boots as well as the smoking cessation nurse. If you would like to register for the event please contact Bernie O'Neill, Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Manager.
Address of event: 
Coleraine Leisure Centre 23 Railway Road Coleraine BT52 1PE
Contact person: 
Bernie O'Neill, Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Manager
Telephone: 
07795845435
Email address: 
bernadettem.oneill@northerntrust.hscni.net
Coverage: 
Northern Trust
Category: 
Education and information
Other support services
Cancer or generic: 
cancer services

Slieve Donard Moonlit Trek - Sponsored Event

Date and time: 
29 May, 2015 - 20:00
Organisation running this event: 
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland
Description of event: 
Challenge yourself to make it to the highest peak in Northern Ireland - in the dark! Starting at dusk you will plan to make it to the summit around midnight, where you will be able to stargaze and marvel at the lights of Newcastle and beyond, before returning to Donard car park for a well-earned hot cuppa! Get your torch ready for this must-do challenge! Registration: £20 Minimum sponsorship: £80. When you register you will receive your fundraising pack. If you have any questions please contact Emma at event@cancerfocusni.org or 028 90680771.
Address of event: 
Donard Car Park Newcastle Co Down BT33 0SE
Contact person: 
Emma
Telephone: 
028 90680771
Email address: 
events@cancerfocusni.org
Coverage: 
All of NI
Category: 
Physical Activity
Other support services
Cancer or generic: 
generic services

HOPE Course, Macmillan Support Self Management Programme - Info Day (6 week course)

Date and time: 
11 March, 2015 - 10:30 - 12:00
Organisation running this event: 
Macmillan Cancer Support
Description of event: 
The Macmillan H.O.P.E (Helping to Overcome Problems Effectively) course is a six week supported self-management programme to help people gain the skills to better manage their condition. The course is designed for people who are receiving treatment or who are post treatment and on a survival and recovery period in their cancer journey. Hope is licensed by Coventry University and is uniquely delivered by healthcare professionals and trained lay facilitators who have been affected by cancer. The course is delivered over 6 weekly sessions of 2½ hours and equips patients with strategies to help them manage issues regarding positive living and coping with a chronic illness, goal setting and achievement, problem solving, self confidence, gratitude and personal strength exercises, fatigue and relaxation techniques.
Address of event: 
Armagh City Hotel, 2 Friary Road, Armagh, County Armagh
Contact person: 
Julie Hill
Telephone: 
02890 708610
Email address: 
nilearning@macmillan.org.uk
Coverage: 
Southern Trust
Category: 
Education and information
Other support services
Cancer or generic: 
cancer services

Living with Lymphoma Information Session - Belfast

Date and time: 
10 February, 2015 - 19:00 - 20:30
Organisation running this event: 
Cancer Focus NI
Description of event: 
Lymphoma Nurse Specialist (Belfast City Hospital) Laura Croan will talk about living with lymphoma.
Address of event: 
Cancer Focus 40-44 Eglantine Avenue Belfast BT9 6DX
Contact person: 
Eileen Creery
Telephone: 
(028) 90680742
Email address: 
eileencreery@cancerfocusni.org
Coverage: 
Belfast Trust
Category: 
Education and information
Other support services
Cancer or generic: 
cancer services

Action Cancer in Partnership with Ulster University: Focus Group - Young People affected by Cancer

Date and time: 
24 February, 2015 - 18:00 - 20:00
Organisation running this event: 
Action Cancer in partnership with the Science Shop at the Ulster University
Description of event: 
The aim of this event is to carry out research to explore how information about support services is communicated to young people affected by cancer. From this research we hope to develop more effective ways of communicating this information. This is part of a dissertation for a student completing BSc Communication. We are inviting parents of young people affected by cancer to participate. The focus group will provide you with the opportunity to give your views on the issues that are most pertinent to you as parents/guardians. If you are interested in taking part or would like more information please teleohone or email Dr Caroline Hughes at Action Cancer 028 90803344.
Address of event: 
Action Cancer House, 1 Marlborough Park, Belfast BT9 6XS
Contact person: 
Dr Caroline Hughes or Niall Connor
Telephone: 
Dr Hughes (028) 90803344 / Niall 07935639937
Email address: 
chughes@actioncancer.org or nconnor1989@gmail.com
Coverage: 
All of NI
Category: 
Education and information
Other support services
Cancer or generic: 
cancer services

Action Cancer in Partnership with Ulster University: Focus Group - Young People affected by Cancer

Date and time: 
17 February, 2015 - 18:00 - 20:00
Organisation running this event: 
Action Cancer in partnership with the Science Shop at the Ulster University
Description of event: 
The aim of this event is to carry out research to explore how information about support services is communicated to young people affected by cancer. From this research we hope to develop more effective ways of communicating this information. This is part of a dissertation for a student completing BSc Communication. We are inviting parents of young people affected by cancer to participate. The focus group will provide you with the opportunity to give your views on the issues that are most pertinent to you as parents/guardians. If you are interested in taking part or would like more information please teleohone or email Dr Caroline Hughes at Action Cancer 028 90803344.
Address of event: 
Action Cancer House, 1 Marlborough Park, Belfast BT9 6XS
Contact person: 
Dr Caroline Hughes or Niall Connor
Telephone: 
Dr Hughes (028) 90803344 / Niall 07935639937
Email address: 
chughes@actioncancer.org or nconnor1989@gmail.com
Coverage: 
All of NI
Category: 
Education and information
Other support services
Cancer or generic: 
cancer services

BRCA NI Group Meeting

Date and time: 
5 February, 2015 - 19:30 - 21:30
Organisation running this event: 
BRCA LINK NI
Description of event: 
Our next BRCA Link NI's chat and support - an informal meeting for those at High Risk of Breast and Ovarian Cancer. A Chance to grab a coffee, share experience and support one another.
Address of event: 
Bryson Lagan Sports, 2 Rivers Edge, 13-15 Ravenhill Road, Belfast BT6 8DN
Telephone: 
(028) 90461711
Coverage: 
All of NI
Category: 
Other support services
Cancer or generic: 
cancer services

Information Evening

Date and time: 
22 January, 2015 - 19:30 - 21:30
Organisation running this event: 
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland
Description of event: 
Have you had a breast cancer diagnosis? Would you like to be part of something dramatic, exciting and healthy while supporting people like yourself? Why not join the Lagon Dragons, Belfast's first and only Dragon Boat team supported by Cancer Focus NI. Find out more on the information evening on Thursday 22nd January at 7.30pm.
Address of event: 
Bryson Lagan Sports 2 River's Edge 13-15 Ravenhill Road Belfast BT6 8DN
Contact person: 
Liz Quinn at Rivers Edge
Telephone: 
(028) 90461711
Email address: 
deirdreconlon@cancerfocusni.org
Coverage: 
All of NI
Category: 
Education and information
Self management programmes
Other support services
Complementary therapies
Cancer or generic: 
cancer services

Writing my Cancer Journey (Day 3 of 5)

Date and time: 
1 May, 2015 - 11:00 - 14:00
Organisation running this event: 
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland
Description of event: 
A 5 week writing course. Writing offers the opportunity to express what you think and feel, it can help you to make sense of things. All you need is a pen and paper (or laptop). *For further information and to book your free place - contact the Care Services Secretary on 028 90663281*
Address of event: 
Macmillan Information & Support Centre Belfast City Hospital Lisburn Road Belfast
Contact person: 
Care Services Secretary
Telephone: 
(028) 90663281
Email address: 
care@cancerfocusni.org
Coverage: 
All of NI
Category: 
Self management programmes
Other support services
Cancer or generic: 
cancer services
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