06
April
2020

Coronavirus’ impact on our services and staff

Due to loss of fundraising income in the coming months, the difficult decision has been made to furlough the majority of our staff.  Staff which are fully or part funded by external bodies will continue all or part of their vital work. This means only the following will be operational: Family Suppor...

11
March
2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance

As the coronavirus situation develops, please be aware of the following sources of information and guidance: Public Health Agency NI’s (PHA) advice and information page, which is regularly updated. UK Government’s response to Coronavirus. This includes advice for people who are returning from abroad...

02
March
2020

                    Make March Your Month to Quit

                  A total of 1,430 people decided to quit during last year’s No Smoking Month using stop smoking services across Northern Ireland. The Public Health Agency (PHA) and Cancer Focus Northern Ireland are now urging thousands more to stub out their cigarettes and ‘Make March Your Month to...

27
February
2020

Tony quit smoking after 40 years

Tony Spence (54), a procurement manager from Belfast, is married to Martine and has a grown-up daughter. He started smoking when he was 14 in 1979. He used the Cancer Focus NI workplace stop smoking service last year and is smoke free at last. He says: “I started smoking because it was cool and I wa...

27
February
2020

Lee is proud to be a quitter

Lee Foster, from Belfast, works at Veolia. With help from Cancer Focus NI he had finally stopped smoking.  He says: “I’ve tried many times to stop this horrible habit over the years and maybe got three or four days in before giving up with the same thought in my head, ‘If I can stop for four d...

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