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Luton Rugby Club
June Meeting
Wednesday 5th June 7PM

 Rob Bunyan will lead a discussion on Oral Hygiene and Dental care following treatment for Head and Neck Cancer.

Rob Bunyan is an Associate Specialist Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the L&D.

 

Luton Rugby Club

May Meeting

Wednesday May 1st at 7pm

The welcome return of the very popular Complementary Therapists based at Luton's Barnfield College.

Massage therapy for free.

Get there early. It is always busy.

 
 
April Meeting
 
Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 3rd April 7pm

 

Please consider attending. New members are very welcome.
Meet people like yourself in a relaxed atmosphere.
Bring a friend or carer if you like.
 
 
March Meeting
 
Karina Chamberlain  (Macmillan Welfare Advisor) has very kindly agreed to come to speak to us about the changes in welfare benefits.
 
Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 6th March 7pm

 
 
February Meeting
 
Ideas for a  Outing In Early
Summer Welcome

Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 6th February 7pm

 
 
January Meeting

Xmas Jumpers Optional .

Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 2nd January 7pm

 
 

December No Meeting

XMAS PARTY

Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 12th December 7pm

 
 
November Meeting

Pampered Chef – Cookery and product demo fundraiser – 10% of sales will be returned as funds for the group.

Pampered Chef

Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday November 7th at 7pm

October Meeting

The welcome return of the very popular Complementary Therapists based at Luton's Barnfield College.

Massage therapy for free.

Get there early. It is always busy.

Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 3rd October 7pm

 
 
September Meeting

Jenny Hunt Advice and Discussion Post-Radiotherapy swallowing difficulties. Swallowing Problems Post Chemo/Radiotherapy

Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 5th September

7pm

 
 
August Meeting

Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 1st August 7pm

 
 
July Meeting

Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 4th July 7pm

 

 
June Meeting

Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 6th June 7pm

 

 
May Meeting

Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 2nd May 7pm

 

 
April Meeting

Marisa Richards (Commissioning Manager Cancer NHS Bedfordshire and Luton) Will seeking your views on Radiotherapy treatment in the region.

Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 4th April 7pm

 

 
March Meeting

This month Fiona Ritchie of RIS Products will be returning. Fiona will talk to the group about her company’s Dry Mouth and Oral Care Products.

Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 7th March 7pm

 
February Meeting

Louise Bolton (Macmillan CNS) will be along to give us an overview of “The Cancer and Exercise" pilot scheme which is starting this month as a joint initiative between Active Luton and Macmillan.

Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 1st February 7pm

January Meeting

We would like to have you all back well fed and rested at the

Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 4th January 7pm

You can wear your Xmas Jumpers if you wish

December No Meeting

XMAS PARTY

Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 14th December 7pm

November Meeting

Luton Rugby Club

Wednesday 2nd November
 
 Christine Piff Founder/Chief Executive and Project Manager Fiona Ritchie both of Lets Face It have been invited to talk about their work.

October Meeting

Luton Rugby Club
Wednesday 5th October 7PM
 
This Month there is a return match between the Head and Neck Club Members various ailments and the Complementary Therapist's Team from Barnfield College.
A Team of five students currently being tutored at the college will teach us how to relax and will also do battle against our aches and sprains . This is always a well attended event so make sure you turn up for what is usually the most talked about of all our meetings . Expect to get hands on experience of complimentary massage and  relaxation techniques.
 

September Meeting

Luton Rugby Club
Wednesday 7th September 7PM
 
Details to be announced
 

August Meeting

Luton Rugby Club
Wednesday 3rd August 7PM
 
Have your say or learn from others.
 
  Please consider attending. New members are very welcome.
Meet people like yourself in a relaxed atmosphere.
Bring a friend or carer if you like.

 

June Meeting

Luton Rugby Club
Wednesday 8th June 7PM
Due to other commitments at the Rugby Club the June meeting is the second
Wednesday.
 
This Month Connor, Sam, Aran, and Seb fresh from their successful Iron Man Triathlon will be along to present  a significant cheque to John Pickles (the L&D's Medical Director) who will accept it on behalf of the Ward 20 charitable fund.

May Meeting

Luton Rugby Club
Wednesday 4th May 7PM
 
This Month we are pleased to be having a repeat visit from the Complementary therapist Tutor at Barnfield College along with five of the students in her care. Their last visit is one of the most talked about meetings of all time. Expect to get hands on experience of complimentary massage and  relaxation techniques.
 
Don't Miss It
 

April Meeting

Luton Rugby Club
Wednesday 6th April 7PM
 
Anil Garcia was unable to attend in March as planed so we moved this important discussion back to April. Please attend your view is important.
 
 
Anil is researching
Cancer Patients' experiences on behalf of the
Mount Vernon Cancer Network.
 
 
The focus of this work is to assist
those who wish to return to work
following Cancer treatment.
 
 
Have your say or learn from others.
 
  Please consider attending. New members are very welcome.

Meet people like yourself in a relaxed atmosphere.

Bring a friend or carer if you like.

March Meeting

Luton Rugby Club
Wednesday 2nd March 7PM
 
Anil Garcia who is researching
Cancer Patients' experiences of returning to work
following Cancer treatment will attend.
 
Have your say or learn from others.
 
  Please consider attending. New members are very welcome.

Meet people like yourself in a relaxed atmosphere.

Bring a friend or carer if you like.

 

 
 
There will be no
January Meeting this year.
 

February Meeting

 

Luton Rugby Club
Wednesday 2nd February 7PM
 
  Please consider attending. New members are very welcome.

Meet people like yourself in a relaxed atmosphere.

Bring a friend or carer if you like.

December Meeting

Luton Rugby Club
Wednesday 1st December 7PM
 
  Please consider attending. New members are very welcome.

Meet people like yourself in a relaxed atmosphere.

Bring a friend or carer if you like.

November Meeting

Luton Rugby Club
Wednesday 3rd November 7PM
 
Sam Hunt will be along to tell us about his group of four who will be attempting to complete a Half-Triathlon in the Luton Harpenden Area on the 22nd of December.
They will be raising funds for the Head and Neck Cancer Unit.
 
The Half Triathlon is based on the Ironman 70.3 where the participants have to complete a 1.2 Mile Swim, a 56 Mile Bike Rids followed by a 13.1 mile run. Hopefully Sam will have some breath left to tell us about the challenge and his preparation

 Please consider attending. New members are very welcome.

Meet people like yourself in a relaxed atmosphere.

Bring a friend or carer if you like.

October Meeting

Luton Rugby Club
Wednesday 6th October 7PM
 
Guest Speaker Sue Semper, who is the Macmillan Mount Vernon Cancer Network (MVCN) Cancer Survivorship Lead and Carol Glover will be presenting the National Cancer Survivorship Programme.
 
Carol will focus on the work that is being piloted at Mount Vernon Hospital within the head and neck cancer department

 Please consider attending new members are very welcome.

Meet people like yourself in a relaxed atmosphere.

Bring a friend or carer if you like.

September Meeting

Luton Rugby Club
Wednesday 1st September 7PM

 Please consider attending new members are very welcome.

Meet people like yourself in a relaxed atmosphere.

Bring a friend or carer if you like.

July Meeting

Luton Rugby Club
Wednesday 7th July 7PM

 Rob Bunyan will lead a discussion on Oral Hygiene and Dental care for Head and Neck Cancer patients.

Rob Bunyan is an Associate Specialist Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the L&D.

 

 

Please Complete the 1,000 People Project Survey
A Macmillan Initiative

More details in the Forum

Click Here

 
 

 

Here is the new Logo hope you like it

To confirm the Head and Neck Social Group's support for K.T's Ice Cream project we are pleased to announce the formation of CoolAid.

CoolAid is the collective banner under which we hope everyone will come together to raise funds and awareness for K.T's project.

For more details contact Derek Tidman web@hansg.co.uk

 

Forum News

The Forum has been available to both members and visitors alike since the start of 2009.

It was designed to be a place where patients and survivors could talk to each other for a shared experience.

Please go to the home page

Click Here

 

 

Unfortunately it hasn't been supported by the Head and Neck Social Group members or its principles.

Its a pity but it seems only sensible to reduce the storage on the website and close the forum.

 

 

Forum News

The Forum has been available to both members and visitors alike since the start of 2009.

It was designed to be a place where patients and survivors could talk to each other for a shared experience.

 

 

Unfortunately it hasn't been supported by the Head and Neck Social Group members or its principles.

Its a pity but it seems only sensible to reduce the storage on the website and close the forum.

 

 
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