You or someone you know may have just been diagnosed, in treatment or just finished. You may be caring for someone with cancer, or worried about upcoming appointments. It’s perfectly normal to have questions, concerns and worries, our support and information is here to help you every step of the way.
Do you need support?
Cancer affects us all in many different ways; we know it can be a difficult time. Whether you’d like to talk in confidence, get practical support or information, we can help.
Looking for information?
When diagnosed with cancer the amount of information you have to take in can sometimes feel overwhelming. Learning new words and meanings, finding out about a diagnosis and what the future may look like, can be challenging.
We can help you work through all this, with clear information and resources available.
Our support groups
Our groups are an opportunity for anyone affected by cancer to chat to others in a safe, welcoming environment.
We have a variety of programmes that can help with your wellbeing, nutrition and fitness.
Our counselling services offer space to explore feelings and emotions in a confidential one to one setting.
“Meeting someone who understood how my husband felt and was able to also make him laugh despite the tracheostomy and only being able to communicate by writing, was a truly up-lifting experience.
I cannot emphasise enough how much of a difference Big C made, thank goodness we found it.”JOHN & SUE
Now that autumn is well and truly here, it’s time to get vaccinated. If you’re offered a flu or a COVID-19 vaccine, please do take the opportunity to get immunised. If you haven’t heard from your local practice or you’re concerned in any way, please speak to your GP.
Did you know you’re eligible for the free shingles vaccine if you are severely immunosuppressed and over 50 and/or are age 71-79. From 1 September 2023, those turning 65 and 70 will also be able to get the vaccine after their birthday.
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