LUHFT event set to support people affected by cancer

Liverpool University Foundation Hospital Trust are holding an event supported by Macmillan to support people affected by cancer for the transition through their cancer journey, as well as provide support and information for their carers, family and friends.

The aim is to ensure those living with and beyond cancer have access to the support and information they need at this uncertain time.

This event will bring together a range of service providers from the NHS, social, community and voluntary organisations across Liverpool. This health and wellbeing event aims to cover a wide range of topics to promoting self-awareness, healthy lifestyle choices and supportive care. There is an opportunity to speak to specialist nurses, Citizens Advice, support groups, carers centre, physios and dietician and much more with over 40 services represented.

We have a range of speaker on various subjects such as the management of fatigue, the importance of exercise with a cancer diagnosis, work and cancer money worries and how to speak to others about your cancer diagnosis.

This free event will be held at Everton Football Club, Goodison Park on Saturday 24th June 1pm – 5pm. Refreshments will be available and free parking. No need to book.

Guest speaker is Kevin Sheedy former Everton & Republic of Ireland International footballer.

Kerrie Davis Colorectal Clinical Nurse Specialist said: “These events are so important, providing health and wellbeing information and advice, with signposting to local resources and services. We are delighted that the 2023 event is going to be a collaborative event across all Liverpool hospitals which means we are able to open the event up to people affected by any type of cancer, their family, carers and friends.”

Gill Marflitt and Wendy Unsworth Managers of the Macmillan Centre in Liverpool said: “From previous experience we know how valuable these events are and would urge everyone affected by cancer to come and see what support  is available across Liverpool.  Previous attendees of health & wellbeing events feedback to us how much they gain from talking to others and attending these events”.

To find out more email or call 0151 529 8302.