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World Head & Neck Cancer Day

Posted on: 8th May 2017

Come along and meet like-minded people in a relaxed and informal environment. Guest speakers will inform you what you can access as patients & carers.

Please register at the following link: https://whncday2017.eventbrite.co.uk

  • Date: Thursday, 27th July 2017
  • Time: 4pm to 8pm
  • Venue: Village Hotel, East Park Drive, Blackpool, FY8 3LL
  • Room: Activation Room (The Hub)
  • Refreshments: Yes
  • Topic: World Head & Neck Cancer Day Meeting
  • Delegate Numbers: Maximum 70 (H&N Cancer Patients including Laryngectomy Patients)
  • Cost: Patients & Carers FREE / 3rd Sector FREE

Who can attend:

  1. Patients & Carers (Lancashire Area)
  2. H&N Health Professionals (Clinical Nurse

Style: Round Tables.
Open Forum: Your time to talk to like-minded people. Share stories, thoughts, issues, and ideas.

Follow on Twitter: #WHnCDay2017

Speakers

Dr K Vasudev, Histopathologist Rtd

Have you ever wondered how a biopsy is confirmed as Cancer? Then don’t miss this fascinating speaker.
“The role of the Histopathologist in the Diagnosis and Management of Head & Neck Cancer"

Ed Martin

Will talk about various products available for patients struggling with Dry Mouth.

Andrew Fishburn, Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist in Head and Neck Cancer at Royal Preston Hospital

"How to Cope with Head & Neck Cancer”

Joanne Ashton, Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist in Head and Neck Cancer at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

The benefits of a Patient Support Group

Lynda Holmes, Demo & Join in with ‘Trigger Point Pilates™’

Classes help release neck, back, shoulder and hip pain by using trigger balls and foam rollers. Suitable for everyone, all ages and genders. Come and try it!

Chris Curtis, Swallows Chairman, World H&N Cancer Patient Ambassador

Talking about the Swallows and how the charity can support people dealing with H&N Cancer

Mr A J Nigam, Consultant Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

The history and future of Head & Neck Cancer

Blair Papworth, SimPal

Helping people be connected in a time of need with 6 months’ free calls on a SimPal Sim

Other Services who are invited to attend

  • Physiotherapist
  • Food Demo
  • Beautician
  • Massage Treatment
  • Speech & Language Therapist

For more information contact Chris Curtis - chris@theswallows.org.uk or 07779 169 833


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