Moving Forward Course - Tameside 4th October 2019

This free four-week programme examines some of the issues that may affect you. It aims to provide information, support and professional guidance on how to cope with and adjust to life after treatment. Topics covered may include: healthy eating, exercise, managing menopausal symptoms, lymphoedema, cancer fatigue, intimacy and relationships, and adjusting and adapting after a diagnosis of breast cancer. The course is open to people who have had a breast cancer diagnosis within the last two years. We ask that you are free to attend all four sessions of the programme. Any questions? Get in touch with any questions you have about this or any other support service we offer. Email: movingforward@br

Writing about your experience

People living with cancer can find it cathartic to write about their experience here are some tips you can pass on to people. The Writers and Artists website has useful information for people who want to publish a book, but it can be hard to find a publisher and expensive to self-publish. However, there are other ways that people can share their story. you can: Help Macmillan by sharing your story with the media Become a Cancer Voice to use their experience to help shape cancer services and improve cancer care Use our Online Community where people share their stories and are of help to others going through a cancer experience Create a blog on the Online Community Look at the Cancer Survivors

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is back

This September, we’re coming together again to raise money to help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can. Come and join the Tameside Macmillan Unit for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 27th September between 10 - 2pm, at the League of Friends Café in the Ladysmith Building. The Macmillan Information and Support Team will be on hand with the opportunity to find out more about the services available to people affected by cancer and the difference your help makes. For more information ring 0161 922 5644, email

Minds Matter - Tameside and Glossop.

Minds Matter can help with everyday issues that affect your mental Well being. Minds Matter have a team of Mental Wellbeing Practitioners, Peer Support Workers and Counsellors who can help you to manage and overcome your difficulties. They have drop in events across Tameside & Glossop More information available here - Minds Matter Minds Matter, 216-218 Katherine Street, Ashton-under-Lyne , OL6 7AS Telephone:0161 343 5748

Macmillan Free Will Writing Service

Macmillan Cancer Support is offering you the chance to write your will for free so you can make sure your family and friends, and the charities you care about, receive what you want to give them. There is no obligation to leave a gift in your will to Macmillan.Any gift will make a mark that lives on by helping us to be right there for people facing cancer in the future. There are several ways you can write your will with one of our highly-regarded partners. Depending on where you live in the UK, we have different options available for you. To help you decide which way will be best for you. Please click the link below for more information Macmillan cancer Support free will writing service

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Tameside Macmillan Unit

Tameside Hospital, Fountain Street

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