Local Support Groups

Jayne Sargent Foundation,is a charity based in Telford, Shropshire offering a cancer support group and wellbeing therapist service at Meeting Point House, Southwater in Telford.  The support group meet on the last Tuesday of every month 11am-1pm and the therapist service is available from September.  Both are free of charge to anyone affected by cancer, their carers and families. The charity was set up in honour of Jayne Sargent, wife, mother and grandmother who passed away October 2013 after a brave 10 year battle with breast cancer for details http://www.jaynesargent.co.uk/

Head to the Horizon Head & Neck Cancer Support Group  3rd Wednesday of Every Month between 4-6pm, Hamar Help & Support Centre, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, SY3 8XQ £1 charge – to cover refreshments. Contact Katharine, Gina, Karen or Mandy on: 01743 261000 ext 3902 Or email: Head&NeckCNS@sath.nhs.uk

Ludlow Cancer Support Group The aim of LCSG is to provide a social and relaxed environment where, through friendship and shared experience, people can find additional strength to cope with the emotion, stress and isolation which often come when cancer is diagnosed. There is no subscription fee: admission to each fortnightly meeting is free. Call Rosemary (the chair) 01584 877771 for details. www.ludlowcancersupport.org

Shrewsbury The Brain Tumour charity support group Shropshire
Everyone is welcome at the Brain Tumour UK Support Group Shrewsbury meeting at The Hamar Centre on the last Friday of each month. 11.00-1.00pm
Self-help group for patients, relatives and carers, providing hope and inspiration to local people who are touched by brain tumours.  Check out their flyer Brain Tumour Support Group poster_ Shrewsbury
Contact Sue Wreglesworth on 0771 7175 236

Bowel Cancer Patient Support Group
Tel: 01743 261144 Ask for the Colorectal Cancer Nurse Specialist Tracy

Laryngetomee Support Group
Tel: 01743 343387

Shropshire Prostate Cancer Support Group Tel: 07975 855247

The Hamar Support and Information Centre
For more information follow the above link to our page on the Hamar Centre
Tel: 01743 261035
Monday to Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm and  Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

For information on Shrewsbury & Telford Hospitals web site on cancer, use the link below:

Stretton Cancer Care
Tel: 01743 718773
Caring for people in the Strettons and Shropshire who are affected by cancer, and their relatives and friends