Archive for category: Campaigns
07
November
2018

Call for urgent action on HPV vaccine for NI boys

The urgent need to introduce the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine for local boys was highlighted today (Wed 7th Nov) at the annual Cancer Focus Northern Ireland Men’s Health Conference. Unless an implementation plan for the vaccine’s roll out is made available soon there is a danger that boys in...

26
September
2018

Why Tim finds Cancer Focus NI’s counselling a real lifeline

Holywood man Tim Page, who is married to Ruth and has two sons, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 1984 at just 20 years of age. Since then he has had blood cancer four more times and had been through exhaustive treatments. In December 2017, he had a donor transplant and is recovering well. He...

30
May
2018

New Cancer Focus NI and Translink partnership

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and Translink have launched a new three year charity partnership with a new ‘Travel to a Healthier Life’ campaign. The partnership, announced ahead of Bus and Train Week (June 4 – 10), will focus on encouraging people to put their best feet forward and adopt a healthier...

16
May
2018

Take care in the sun & check UV levels

With temperatures on the rise, the Public Health Agency (PHA) and Cancer Focus Northern Ireland say people should enjoy the good weather – but urge them to take care in the sun. PHA and Cancer Focus NI are also reminding people that the UV Index is a good guide to how strong the sun is. When t...