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Healthy Eating Programme

Meredy Birdi, The Cancer Dietitian, will be returning to Paul’s in October, to deliver a series of six workshops for people wanting to improve their diet and health after cancer treatments. Meredy will be joined by Marcelle Dubruel, a health coach who will be encouraging you to set and achieve your healthy eating goals in a supportive and encouraging atmosphere. There are just 20 places, so register your interest early if you would like a place.

The course will start at 10.30am and finish at 12.30pm. Dates are as follows:

  • Friday 25th October 2019
  • 1st November
  • 29th November
  • 13th December
  • 17th Jan 2020
  • 7th Feb

A £30 refundable deposit is required on booking. Refunds will be made on completion of the course in February 2020

For more information about Meredy visit: https://www.thecancerdietitian.com

Macmillan HOPE course

H.O.P.E stands for Help Overcoming Problems Effectively.  It is a programme developed by Macmillan that helps people who have had cancer to get on with their lives.  The course is free to attend and runs for 6 weeks for 3 hours each session at our Centre in Battersea. The course concentrates on focusing and rediscovering your inner strengths and resilience to help you cope emotionally, psychologically and practically.  There are between 6 to 10 people on each course and time is spent in facilitated discussions, group activities, information sharing and ideas for you to try between each session.

It aims to help you to achieve some of the following positive outcomes:

  • Feel more confident in dealing with emotional issues such as anxiety, anger, depression and uncertainty
  • Increase your ability to handle stressful situations
  • Discover how to use relaxation techniques to refresh your mind and body
  • Use the skills from the course to improve and self-manage your life after cancer treatment

The HOPE courses run twice a year. We also run a shorter course for family members and carers of those affected by cancer.

Please contact us to register your interest.

Mindfulness course (8 weeks)

Our 8-week Mindfulness course runs every year, starting in January or February. For more information, please contact us at support@paulscancersupport.org.uk. Alternatively, click here for an application form.

Move, Dance, Feel

During 2019, we will be offering three 10-week dance programmes for women affected by cancer here at Paul’s Cancer Support Centre. The sessions will take place on Thursday mornings from 10.30am – 12.30pm followed by tea and social time.

The next program starts on Thursday 19th September 2019 and finishes on Thursday 28th November.

Sessions are free to attend but please call us on 020 7924 3924 to register your place.

Workshops

We run several workshops throughout the year on topics such as;

  • better sleep
  • laughter yoga and,
  • healthy eating

To find out the topics and dates of the upcoming workshops please contact Angela Murdock, the Wellbeing Officer on 020 7924 3924.

You can also contact Angela if there are specific topics that you would like Paul’s to deliver.