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Look Good Feel Good

Look Good Feel Better’ is a national cancer charity, which aims to help women, and teenagers combat the visible side effects of cancer treatment at what can be a very difficult time in their lives. The aim is to help patients literally look good and feel better.

In North Wales the charity offers free, two-hour skincare and make-up sessions in a number of relaxed and welcoming locations. They are approximately bimonthly at each venue and details are usually included in our Upcoming events

The sessions are very popular and booking is required. They teach vital skills from helping to correct uneven skin tone to re-creating missing eyebrows. From a light stroke of eye pencil to a splash of lipstick, you’ll learn lots of tricks of the trade to help boost confidence and self-esteem.

Locations in North Wales are as follows:

Bangor
Debenhams Bangor
Menai Centre
Garth Road
Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 1DX

Booking No: 01745 798 747

Llandudno
Marks and Spencer
61 Mostyn Street
Llandudno, LL30 2NW

Booking No: 01492 860 440

Prestatyn
The Conference Room
Beaches Hotel
Beach Road East
Prestatyn,
Denbighshire, LL19 7LG

Booking No: 01745 798 747

‘We Feel Fabulous’, Boots No 7 Sessions

Macmillan Boots No7 beauty advisors are available to offer skin care advice and support to help people affected by cancer. At the moment this service is only available to patients who are receiving treatment in Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

Sessions usually take place on the last Friday of every month in the Macmillan Information and Support Centre (opposite the entrance to the Shooting Star Unit).

Places are limited and must be booked.

Please pop in to see Pam Wedley in the Macmillan Centre, Ysbyty Maelor Wrecsam Dept 17A or:

phone : 01978 726188
email : pam.wedley@wales.nhs.uk

(Please note that Boots work in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support and most Boots pharmacies are trained to offer advice on medication for cancer patients and signpost to information and support).

Lingerie (Breast Cancer Patients)

For more confidence when choosing a bra after surgery, breast cancer patients are invited to join other women who have had breast cancer at Lingerie Evenings organised by Breast Cancer Care. They offer a practical guide to what to look for in a bra, an opportunity to be fitted and a chance to see how the lingerie looks on volunteer models who have all had breast cancer.

Held in Clare’s Department store, Llandudno, the Lingerie Evening takes place when the store has closed so it’s a safe, relaxed environment where you can meet others in a similar situation and share experiences.

For details of forthcoming lingerie events, and to book your place please contact :

Kim Giffen
029 2023 4078
kim.giffen@breastcancercare.org.uk

Changing Faces

Changing faces is a UK wide charity, offering confidential advice, support and information for anyone who has a facial disfigurement. Your condition does not have to be very noticeable or large to ask for help; what’s important is how you feel and how it affects your daily life.

For more information, please contact:

Simon Boex, Wales Officer

0845 4500 240
cymru@changingfaces.org.uk

Office hours:
Monday – 8am to 6pm Tuesday – 8am to 6pm
www.changingfaces.org.uk

British Red Cross Therapeutic Massage

The British Red Cross offers gentle therapeutic massage to patients attending the North Wales Cancer Treatment Unit, Bodelwyddan. This therapeutic care service helps individuals in stressful situations by promoting a sense of well-being and relaxation through gentle massage. The therapy of hand, neck and shoulder massage, given through clothing, can also assist in pain and stress relief.

Please ask a member of staff for further details.

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