Archive for category: Services

New bra-fitting service for breast cancer survivors

Breast cancer survivor Betty McKee has taken on a brand new voluntary role giving vital support to local women. Betty, a retired psychiatric nurse from Downpatrick, has volunteered to become a specialist bra and swimwear fitter for women who have gone through breast cancer surgery. The free bra-fitt...


Why Art Therapy’s Good For You…

Ever thought of trying art therapy during or after your cancer treatment? Or do you know a cancer patient who might enjoy taking part? Cancer Focus NI has places available for its Belfast group or for one-to-one sessions. Art therapist Joanne Boal says: “Art therapy is not about being good at art or...


Cancer Focus NI welcomes health reform report

Roisin Foster, Chief Executive of Cancer Focus Northern Ireland, has welcomed the Bengoa report’s key recommendations and the Health Minister’s resolve to implement them. “It’s very clear that our Health and Social Care service needs major reform in order to be sustainable for the future, so it’s cr...