Local support groups
There are a number of sarcoma support groups around the country and new ones starting up all the time.
Click on a region below to see support groups in your area and check the Events section for all upcoming meetings.
These groups are run independently of Sarcoma UK so please check with the organisers that the times and venues are up-to-date before you travel.
East Anglia Support Group
Contact: Tony Grover on 07941 434 351 or email@example.com
Newcastle and Tyneside
North West Sarcoma Group
Ann Buchan, Sarcoma Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Christie, 0161 446 3094 or 0161 446 3000 (bleep 12906)
Helen Murray, Sarcoma Clinical Specialist Nurse at the MRI, 0161 276 6167 (Pager 07659 537596)
Maxine Cumbo, Specialist Sarcoma Physiotherapist at the MRI, 0161 701 0267 or 0161 276 1234 (bleep 1954)
Merseyside and Cheshire
The Boom Foundation
Scotland - Glasgow
Dawn Currie, Sarcoma CNS, 0141 301 7599
Fiona Murdoch, Maggie's Centre, 0141 330 3311 (Mon-Tues) or 0141 357 2269 (Wed-Fri)
Meetings in 2016:
- 9 June 2016 2pm - 4pm
- 10 August 2016 2pm - 4pm
- 12 October 2016 2pm - 4pm
- 14 December 2016 2pm - 4pm
For information please email: SarcomaNurseSpecialist@uhs.nhs.uk
Oxford (inc Thames Valley, south and parts of south west England)
The Bournemouth Support Group consists of a small number of sarcoma patients and carers who have got together to make friends and support each other. Their meetings are friendly and informal and we occasionally have guest speakers.
See website for further details www.sarcoma-support-south.org.uk
Bristol and South West England
Chris Millman, Sarcoma CNS, 0117 340 3381, firstname.lastname@example.org
Oswestry Support Group
First meeting 1 February 2016.
Free parking is available for attendees.
Contact Sister Jane Evans, Macmillan Cancer Nurse Specialist on email@example.com or 01691 404107 for more information.
Yorkshire and Humberside
Sheffield (and surrounding areas)
In November we meet for a fish & chip supper at St Colomb Church Hall
Maxine Eades, Clinical Support Nurse: firstname.lastname@example.org