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Cancer Referral Programme

Have you had a diagnosis of cancer in the last five years? Havering Council, working with YMCA Romford, is offering a free 12 week wellbeing programme for patients aged 16 or over,  who are Havering residents, registered with a GP.

The course will be led by specialist cancer rehabilitation instructors.  A variety of activities will be offered to help you become active both during and after treatment.  Activities will be tailored to each individual, accommodating all levels of fitness and ability.

The Benefits

There are many benefits to becoming more active before, during and after cancer treatment, including:

  • Reduces tiredness
  • Relieves pain and improves flexibility
  • Improves mood and quality of life
  • Improves bone health and reduces the risk of osteoporosis
  • Helps to achieve and maintain a healthy weight

There are many ways to achieve these benefits, including:

  • Walking
  • Everyday activities at home
  • Gym sessions
  • Pilates/yoga classes

For further information please contact Viki Bainsfair on 01708 770416 or via email at vikibainsfair@ymcatg.org.

Click here to download a consent form.

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