Big bus brings cancer services

Action Cancer patron Nuala McKeever, centre, joins Sean Conlon from the charity and SuperValu Marketing Manager Donna Morrison, to announce the Big Bus visit to SuperValu Portstewart on 2nd September.

Action Cancer patron Nuala McKeever, centre, joins Sean Conlon from the charity and SuperValu Marketing Manager Donna Morrison, to announce the Big Bus visit to SuperValu Portstewart on 2nd September.

Leading cancer charity Action Cancer is bringing its SuperValu Big Bus mobile unit to Portstewart as part of its ongoing tour of Northern Ireland.

The Bus will be hosted by SuperValu Portstewart and will be located at the store on Station Road on Friday, September 2.

Services provided on the Big Bus, which is fully accessible include digital breast screening for women aged between 40 and 49 and over 70, health promotion and MOT health checks for men and women. A full body composition analysis using the latest technology provides clients with information on their height, weight, body mass index and more, and also offers health awareness and weight loss guidance.

Big Bus staff can provide information on complementary therapies and other cancer support services such as counselling, a Listening Ear Service, Peer Mentoring and support groups, which are available for cancer patients, their carers and families at the charity’s headquarters in Belfast and at other locations.

Anyone interested in making an appointment telephone Action Cancer in advance on 028 9080 3344. Alternatively, you can book online www.actioncancer.org/appointments. Appointments will be available from 9.15am to 3pm each day.

Coleraine/Portrush/north coast area: Action Cancer provide free counselling and complementary therapy for people affected by cancer and their family (age 5+) in Rathain Fold/Coleraine and Portrush Medical Centre. To book an appointment or find out more call Action Cancer on 028 7127 7123.

For information on SuperValu visit www.supervalu.co.uk. And for Action Cancer visit www.actioncancer.org.