Living with and beyond Lung Cancer Health and Wellbeing Event

The Northern Trust is hosting a Health & Wellbeing event entitled “Living with and Beyond Lung Cancer” on Thursday 14th March 2019, 9.45am- 1.15pm, in the Rosspark Hotel, 20 Doagh Road, Kells, Ballymena BT42 3LZ.  This event is designed for patients who have completed or are still receiving treatment for lung cancer, and who would like more information on how to move on after a diagnosis.  The event provides a range of health and wellbeing advice for patients in the Northern Trust area and features expert speakers covering the following subjects:

  • Living with lung cancer
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Why exercise is important
  • Looking after yourself – managing stress and anxiety
  • Coping with fatigue
  • Managing breathlessness
  • Support for carers
  • Palliative care – myths and truths

The event will also include a real story from someone who has been on a similar journey to yours.

There will be a tea / coffee break when you will have the opportunity to chat to the health professionals and others with cancer and their families.

There will also be time to visit information stands with local information about the following:

  • Fitness / physical activity
  • Lung Cancer Support Group
  • Benefits / financial advice
  • Macmillan Information & Support service
  • Cancer Focus NI
  • Action Cancer
  • Charis
  • Rosie’s Trust
  • NHSCT Carer’s Co-ordinator
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Boots pharmacy / beauty advice

For more information or to register for a place contact your Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist or the NHSCT Macmillan Information and Support Service on 028 9442 4000 ext 333079 / 334046 or email CancerInformation@northerntrust.hscni.net