Sociable & Friendly Walk & Talk Sessions
Suitable for those who want to get back into walking
sessions available in Hyde Denton, Oxford Park, Ashton, Droylsden & Stalybridge Monday 10:30am - 30 Minutes HYDE Donneybrook medical centre, Clarendon Street Hyde, SK14 2AH Monday 10:30am - 30 minutes DENTON Millgate medical practice, 119 manchester rd, Manchester, M34 3RQ Tuesday 10:00am - 30 minutes DENTON* Active Denton, Victoria Street, Denton, M34 3GU Wednesday 10:00am - 30
Winter weather may the last thing on everyone's mind right now but here's a great opportunity for Tameside residents who don’t have a central heating system in their home to get one for free in good time for the colder months ahead. The fund is targeting households that heat their property with electric storage heaters, room heaters or open fires. (If you just have gas in one or two rooms you may still be eligible e.g. kitchen.) The limited offer is part of Greater Manchester
Blood in pee could be a sign of cancer. Finding it early makes it more treatable. So if you see blood in your pee, even it’s ‘just the once’, tell your doctor. #BeClearonCancer For more info: www.nhs.uk/bip
Did you know that the Macmillan Support Line offers an interpretation service that is available in over 200 languages? Just call and state, in English, the language you would like to use. #EthnicMinorityCancerAwanessMonth
Our British Sign Language cancer information videos are here to help you understand and cope with cancer. They cover what cancer is, signs and symptoms of cancer, what to expect if you are diagnosed, living with cancer, diet and cancer, coping with side effects, and cancer treatments.
Lynda Thomas, Macmillan cancer Support Chief Executive As we mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS I want to say a huge thank you for all the amazing work you do. I am so proud to be leading an organisation with such passionate, expert and hard-working individuals. Meeting with you, hearing your stories, experiences and opinions truly inspires me. I know Macmillan needs to be there for you too, to ensure you can help support people with cancer when they need it, in the best wa
Travel insurance is a popular topic of conversation among people affected by cancer. Our Travel insurance group on our Online Community is a place where people can share their experiences of finding affordable coverage suited to them. This month Online Community member Jules has booked a trip to Kos in May and is insured by the Post Office. She says 'I spoke to a very nice young man, who asked me all the appropriate questions and quoted me for my partner and I £122...He was
Zahida is a Macmillan Information Support Officer based in Shipley. She works on the Macmillan Support Line and her role involves taking calls from people affected by cancer. She provides emotional support and, where needed, directs people to other sources of support – such as Macmillan nurses or welfare rights officers. read Zahida's story here
We have a range of easy read booklets. These use simple language and pictures. They can be useful for anyone who finds it hard to read. You can read or order the booklets using the links below. You can also see easy read information about cancer produced by other organisations.
If you prefer to listen to information rather than read it, you can listen online, download or order a CD. We have over 50 free audiobooks covering cancer symptoms, cancer types, treatments and living with cancer. Click on the headphones for more information