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The Swallows Head & Neck Cancer Support Group

The Swallows Head & Neck Cancer Support Group

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Known as ‘The Swallows’ because of the difficulty many people have with swallowing, following treatment for head & neck cancer.We are the Fylde Coast Head and Neck Cancer Support Group. We reach out and offer fantastic support 24/7 and will refer you to other 3rd party services if that’s what you need. Our charity is run by patients, carers, family and friends, so everyone understands the problems when you are diagnosed with cancer. The Swallows was formed by cancer patients to help and support fellow sufferers and their carers. We are proud to say we obtained full registered charity status in November 2012.

Cancer type(s):

Head & neck cancers

Services provided include: Help each other and anyone else who is affected, directly or indirectly, by this type of cancer. One to one or group support. Be available in clinics to help patients and carers. Advise on locating reliable literature, information and locally available resources. Signpost links to other groups in different areas and recommend trusted websites for people at home. Raise funds for items to help both patients and carers. 24/7 help line answered by patients and carers offering a like-minded person to talk to. Buddy & Befriending service for head & neck patients, carers and family members. Centre & Shop Opens: Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm. Patients & Carers Monthly Support Meetings are held every second Wednesday 7pm to 9pm call for more details.

Catchment area:

Lancashire & South Cumbria

  • Opening times:

    Cancer Drop-in-Centre opens: Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm

Interested in joining us?

Just come along to our next meeting, or get in touch with us on the details below.

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