Archive for category: Events
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...

26
April
2018

Big Shops Showdown

Local organisations have signed up to raise cash for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland by taking over their charity shops on 27 April 2018 for a high-powered Apprentice-style challenge.  Teams taking part in the Big Shops’ Showdown will be required to get creative and take over the running of the charit...

09
January
2017

Marathon Match

AFTER a gruelling 24 hours of football action, it looks like a new record has been set for the longest GAA match in history. Two teams pounded the pitch through the night at Tyrone GAA’s Garvaghey Centre in a bid to set the new Guinness World Record. Players from across Ulster and Ireland took...

06
November
2015

MediCare – our new charity partner

Leading local pharmacy group MediCare has announced Cancer Focus Northern Ireland as its new charity partner for 2015/2016. Michael Guerin, Managing Director MediCare, said: “We’re delighted to be working in partnership with Cancer Focus NI over the coming year. “Historically we have a strong...

20
March
2015

Support access to drugs meetings

Cancer Focus NI is urging local people to attend their local public meeting to voice their opinions on how to improve access to specialist drugs. The DHSSPS has organised a series of meetings across Northern Ireland (details below) intended to provide an opportunity for public discussion of the rece...