North Scotland


Breast Cancer Now

breastcancernow.org

Right now, an estimated 600,000 people are living with or after a breast cancer diagnosis in the UK. And every year we lose over 11,500 lives to the disease. That’s someone every 45 minutes. We won’t stop until everyone diagnosed with breast cancer lives – and is supported to live well.

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CLAN

clanhouse.org

We help people live with and beyond their or their loved one's cancer diagnosis and improve the quality of life for all those who turn to us for support.

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Highland Hospice

highlandhospice.org

Our aim in specialist palliative care is to improve the quality of life for people throughout the Highlands who have life limiting illness and require specific treatment for difficult problems such as pain and symptom control or require rehabilitation.

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Macmillan

macmillan.org.uk

At Macmillan, we won’t rest, and we won’t settle for anything other than the best possible support for people with cancer.
We do whatever it takes.

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Maggie's

maggiescentres.org

Whatever kind of cancer, and whatever stage you’re at – we're here with you. Many of our staff are NHS-trained and all our Cancer Support Specialists have expert knowledge about cancer and treatment.
All our support is free, and no appointment or referral is needed

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Nancy's Natters

nancysnatters.wordpress.com

A free monthly meet up for a massage and a chat for anyone who has experienced breast cancer

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North Highland Cancer Information & Support Centre

nhcisc.org

At the North Highland Cancer Information & Support Centre in Thurso we offer emotional support and information about treatments and services to anyone affected by cancer in the Thurso, Caithness and North of Scotland areas.

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Ripple Retreat

itsgood2give.co.uk

The Ripple Retreat is a place for families of young cancer patients in Scotland, where you can unwind during the most challenging of times, at home in our soothing natural surroundings. This is a realisation of our dream, to provide a calm and caring environment alongside rest and support for young cancer patients and their families comfortable in our uniquely beautiful natural retreat away from the everyday realities of living with cancer.

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The Beach Wheelchair Project

beachwheelchairs.org

Beach Wheelchairs is a Scottish Charity that believes that everyone has the right to enjoy our beautiful beaches.

Each site has a range of beach wheelchairs and equipment

All of the wheelchairs have been specially designed to enable individuals with disabilities to get back on the beach. Unlike a standard manual wheelchair, they have large, rubber wheels which move easily over the sand. We hire out beach wheelchairs free of charge from each of our seaside locations using local volunteers.

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The Puffin Pool

puffinpool.co.uk

The Puffin Pool is a charity dedicated to providing assessment and treatment for adults of all ages and children in the Highlands. We provide specialist therapy in our super warm, modern, well equipped facility in Dingwall. The facility is heated using 'green' energy is staffed by qualified lifeguards. User assessments are carried out by professional physiotherapists experienced in hydrotherapy.

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