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Cancer Focus NI COVID-19 update – January 2021

Cancer Focus NI COVID-19 update – January 2021 In line with government Coronavirus guidelines and advice we wanted to update you all on our service delivery: Counselling – offered exclusively online. For more information please visit: Family support – of...


Ladies clock up 2 million steps for Cancer Focus NI

A group of energetic Co Antrim ladies have walked an amazing two million steps in a week to raise a bumper £2,500 for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland’s breast cancer awareness and fundraising campaign during October. Twenty-two women, most of them mums, have been out and about pushing buggies and paci...


Stop smoking – Covid-19 advice

In response to the latest Department of Health smoking cessation statistics (Sept 2020), Gerry McElwee, Head of Cancer Prevention, Cancer Focus NI, said: “Stopping smoking can be challenging for people at any time. Indeed, this is a crucial time to consider giving up smoking, to reduce the risk of c...


Reflections of a retiring Chief Executive

Who I Am Now…   Who was I? Who am I? I was the 5.15 alarm and the 6.40 train. I was the hustle, I was the bustle, I was the heart-sink at the three-car collision on the West Link, I was the strategy, I was the plan, I was the report, the summary, the aim, the goal. I was the committee, I was th...