Tips for surviving after cancer

Our ‘fight’ starts when we finish hospital treatment Recently,  Breast Cancer Care said one in four cancer survivors still face long-term problems arising from treatment.  However, when we need help, the NHS often is unable to provide this, or you have...

Bevan celebrates NHS 70th Birthday

Bevan the Bear celebrates NHS’ 70th birthday Meet Bevan – celebrating NHS’s birthday. Unlike so many anonymous mass-produced bears sold in gift shops, Bevan has been lovingly crafted with character, and the Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute...

SimPal to the rescue

During treatment, have you ever felt cut off from friends and family because you mobile phone credit has run out? Chris Lewis, founder of the wonderfully sensible and helpful charity, simPal, knows.  So he founded a charity that supplies free, pre-paid simcards for...

Things are looking up for the elderly

No sooner did I post an article about Loneliness, than there was a ring on the doorbell Recently, our Local Community Champions Officer, Linda,  has been visiting elderly people in Kensington and Chelsea, handing out a very welcoming pack for older residents. Inside...
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