Hard to reach areas ?- most services seem to be London based
Use a Moving Forward course - would only be too pleased to
Meet people in similar end of treatment situations - great
Just nothing here in Worcestershire that is within reach
Thank you June.
There does seem to be such a lot going on in the South generally which is fab but not so good for us all in the North where there seems to be very little. Wondering why?but will certainly contact the Sheffield office as you suggest.
this post just highlights my difficulty. There are lots of services in London, but try living in North Wales and accessing anything..i am glad that this kind of service is being offered because it is so needed but can someone please start something in North Wales that is avaiable to everyone.
Our Sheffield office should be able to answer your question, here is their email address email@example.com
This sounds great.
Is the new service likely to be delivered in the North?
Kind Regards, Caroline.
Maybe you could email our Sheffield office to find out if there are any comming up in your area, here is the email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome to the BCC forum.
I've attached a link to the web page giving information about services in your area. You can also email your local office for more information.
Very best wishes
I am sorry to hear about your disappointment with the PROWESS service criteria. We apologise for not making the criteria clearer in our initial post and have now edited this information.
After speaking with the PROWESS team regarding your concerns it has been agreed that a member of staff would contact you by email directly. This email would have been sent yesterday evening and should explain in more detail the reasons why you were unable to join whilst offering alternative events and courses.
I can appreciate that this may be a little unsettling for you and would like to offer some of our other services which you might find useful. We have a Helpline service where you can speak to a specialist nurse about any concerns that you may have. Opening hours are 9-5 on weekdays and 10-2 on Saturdays. The number is 0808 800 6000.
You may also find our ‘Someone like Me’ support service useful. This service gives you the opportunity to speak with someone else who has faced similar challenges to you. Please click here to access for information about this service.
I hope that the information provided in the email sent to you and here in this post is helpful. Please do get in touch if there is anything else we can do for you. Take care.
Just a warning to others, like myself that have tried to book a place on this new service. I have been advised that because my treatment finished two years ago I am not eligible to participate. This service is only offered for those that have completed treatment up to a year ago, which in my opinion is bit of a kick in the teeth to others who fall outside the post year mark .Please could breastcancer care ensure that any criteria for any new service offered is made clear from the outset? This would avoid any disappointment and time trying to book a place.
Are you lacking specialist support after your breast cancer treatment? Would you like to receive more professional help in managing the emotional and physical side effects of your diagnosis?
If the answer is yes then you may want to consider joining our new interactive service for women who have finished their breast cancer treatment.
PROWESS (Promoting Recovery, Wellbeing, Equality and Support in Survivorship) is our new support initiative to ensure that women recovering from Breast Cancer receive the help that they need. If you join PROWESS you can expect to receive face-to-face sessions over a five week period starting in March.
The service will run in Deptford (South-East London) and is open to anyone who would like their concerns answered by medical professionals and trained volunteers. These sessions also provide the opportunity for you to meet others who face similar challenges to you.
Anyone who has finished their hospital based treatment for breast cancer in the last 12 months is welcome to register and come along, but sign up soon as places are running out fast.
The first session will be held on Wednesday 11 March 2015 from 10am - 2pm at Deptford Lounge and will continue weekly. To book a place or for more information, click here or contact Jennifer at Breast Cancer Care on 020 7960 3424 or email email@example.com