Useful Health Information

Bowel Cancer UK

Chat Together is our free online support group for people living with and beyond bowel cancer. It’s a welcoming place to talk to others with bowel cancer and to meet new people. It’s a chance to share experiences in a safe, supportive and informal environment.

Chat Together is a chance for patients to virtually get together and support each other from the comfort of their own homes at this time of isolation. They just need a smartphone, tablet or computer with an internet connection and somewhere quiet to sit.

Refer your patients today to this vital peer support service!

100% of patients found the service helpful and 100% felt better connected following their chat group. 88% of patients could cope better after the chats.
 

What patients can expect

Chats take place once a week, via Zoom, over an eight week period. 

Choose between two Chat Together groups starting on:

Tuesday 26 January 7-8pm OR Wednesday 27 January 1-2pm

Chats are hosted by Bowel Cancer UK staff and trained volunteers who’ve had bowel cancer themselves

How to sign up

Bowel cancer patients can join us for Chat Together by registering on our website via this link:

Chat Together

Or by visiting www.bowelcanceruk.org.uk/how-we-can-help/supportevents/chat-together

Any questions?

If you have any questions about Chat Together, you can get in touch by emailing Sarah Wix, at sarah.wix@bowelcanceruk.org.uk

GIVE BLOOD

Please click on the link below for information regarding blood donor sessions within our area

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      http://www.blood.co.uk/SessionSearcher/ShowAjaxResults.aspx

 

ORGAN DONATION

Transplants save Lives

If you believe in Organ Donation please register in one of the following ways:-

Go to http://www.organdonation.nhs.uk/

Call 0300 123 23 23

Text SAVE to 84118

 

 

 

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If you are thinking about Stopping Smoking or if you would just like a chat about smoking you can contact the Quit Squad on 0800 328 6297 (Freephone), 01772 644474 or 01254 283370 

This service is still currently running but they have moved from face to face appointments to telephone support. 

For further information please click on the links below

 

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www.quitsquad.nhs.uk

 

http://smokefree.nhs.uk/quit-tools/quit-kit/

 

This service is still currently running but they have moved from face to face appointments to telephone support. 

 

 

 



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