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Local Support Groups​

Here you can find information about other local support groups that are taking place across Norfolk and Waveney. 

By cancer type:

  • ABC (After Breast Cancer)
    Location :

    Norwich

    Contact :

    01379 741518 or 01508 492914

    Meets :

    St. Albans Church Hall, Grove Walk, Norwich NR1 2QH

  • Anglia Asbestos Disease Support Group - Norwich

    The group has been established for individuals in East Anglia suffering the effects of exposure to asbestos, including conditions such as mesothelioma asbestos and related lung cancer

    Location :

    Norwich

    Contact :

    Brian – 0793 801 8601
    Toby Whittacker-Cook 01603 703094

    Meets :

    Postwick Village Hall, Ferry Lane, Postwick, Norwich, NR13 5HL

  • Anglia Asbestos Support Group - Bury St Edmunds

    The group has been established for individuals in East Anglia suffering the effects of exposure to asbestos, including conditions such as mesothelioma asbestos and related lung cancer

    Location :

    Bury St Edmunds

    Contact :

    Brian 0793 801 8601
    Toby Whittacker-Cook 01603 703094
    info@angliaasbestos.co.uk

    Meets :

    Monthly on the fourth tuesday
    (No meeting in August)

  • Arms and Legs Lymphodema Support Group

    For cancer patients and non-patients

    Contact :

    01603 810670

  • Be Reassured Scheme

    For ladies with breast cancer

    Location :

    Great Yarmouth and Gorleston

    Contact :

    Julie Dickerson 01502 476640

    Meets :

    Great Yarmouth and every 8 weeks at Louise Hamilton Centre

  • Bowel Cancer Support Group (Colorectal and Stoma Care)

    Specialist nurses offer advice, support and information to patients with a diagnosis of primary colorectal cancer or recurrence of this disease. Prepare and inform patients for forthcoming surgery. Assist patients in adapting to life with a stoma, able to be supportive, give practical help and guidance to the patient and their family/carers.

    Location :

    Norwich

    Contact :

    Stoma Patients 01603 286441
    Colorectal Cancer Patients 01603 287828

    Meets :

    Benjamin Gooch Lecture Theatre, East Atrium, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich, NR4 7UY (Four Times a Year)

  • Breast Cancer Support Group

    For Patients and their Carers

    Location :

    Norwich

    Contact :

    Norwich Big C Centre – 01603 286112

    Meets :

    First Tuesday of every month at Big C Centre, NNUH

  • Breast Friends
    Location :

    East

    Contact :

    01493 721570 or 01493 856510

    Meets :

    1st Thursday of each month 7.30pm at James Paget Hospital, Burrage Centre

  • Breath Easy - Norwich

    Local support groups for anyone affected by lung disease.

    Location :

    Norwich

    Contact :

    0300 303 0253

    Meets :

    1st Tuesday of every month
    2pm – 4pm
    St Faith Centre, Horsham St Faith’s, Norwich, NR10 3LF

  • Breathe Easy Fenland

    Local support groups for anyone affected by lung disease.

    Location :

    March

    Contact :

    03000 030 555

    Meets :

    1st Thursday of every month
    2pm – 4pm
    St Peter’s Church, High St, March, PE15 9JR

  • Breathe Easy Great Yarmouth and Waveney

    Local support groups for anyone affected by lung disease.

    Location :

    Great Yarmouth and Waveney

    Contact :

    01493 453423

    Meets :

    2nd Monday of each month
    1pm – 3pm
    Hopton Village Hall, Station Road, Hopton, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, N31 9BE

  • Breathe Easy King's Lynn

    Local support groups for anyone affected by lung disease.

    Location :

    King’s Lynn

    Contact :

    0300 303 0253

    Meets :

    Last Monday of every month
    1.30pm – 3.30pm
    Gaywood Church Rooms. Gayton Road, Kings Lynn, PE30 4DZ

  • Breathe Easy North Norfolk

    Local support groups for anyone affected by lung disease.

    Location :

    Sheringham

    Contact :

    0300 303 0253

    Meets :

    1st Friday of every month
    1.30pm – 3.30pm
    Sheringham Community Centre, Holway Road, Sheringham, NR26 8NP

  • Breathe Easy Thetford

    Local support groups for anyone affected by lung disease.

    Location :

    Thetford

    Contact :

    0300 303 0253

    Meets :

    3rd Wednesday of every month
    1.30pm – 3.30pm
    Cloverfield Community Centre, Rosecroft Way, Thetford, IP24 2TZ

  • Breckland Cancer Support Group

    A group to support cancer patients, their families and friends, through social interaction, friendship and a mutual understanding

    Location :

    Keystone Innovation Centre, Croxton Road, Thetford, IP24 1JD

    Contact :

    Brecklandcsgroup@gmail.com

    07922 525375 call between 10am – 8pm

    Meets :

    We meet every 2nd Wednesday at 10.30am – 12.30pm

  • Cambridge Brain Tumour Group
    Location :

    Sudbury

    Contact :

    Ella Pybus – 01787 374 084
    ellapybus@meningiomauk.org.uk

    Meets :

    Cancer Support Centre
    The David Rayner Building (Scotsdales Garden Centre)
    120 Cambridge Road,
    Great Shelford,
    Cambridge, CB22 5JT

  • Head and Neck Support Group
    Location :

    Norwich

    Contact :

    01603 289702

    Meets :

    Norwich Big C Centre

  • It's On the Ball Support Group
    Location :

    Norwich

    Contact :

    01603 288115
    info@itsontheball.org
    nurse@itsontheball.org

    Meets :

    Ad Hoc Meetings at the Norwich Big C Centre

  • Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust
    Location :

    Peterborough

    Contact :

    0207 936 7498
    jospeterboroughgroup@gmail.com

    Meets :

    Eight weekly – 1pm – 3pm

  • Keeping Abreast

    Breast Cancer Reconstruction Support Group

    Location :

    King’s Lynn

    Contact :

    Breast Reconstruction Nurse: Elaine Rudd
    01553 613566
    Elaine.rudd@qehkl.nhs.uk

    Meets :

    Bi-Monthly at King’s Lynn Queen Elizabeth Hospital

  • Keeping Abreast

    Breast Cancer Reconstruction Support Group

    Location :

    Norwich

    Contact :

    Ruth 01603 377715 or 07709606948

    Meets :

    Bi-Monthly at Benjamin Gooch Hall, Norfolk & Norwich Hospital

  • King's Lynn Breast Cancer Support Group

    Help women with breast cancer or other breast related problems, their families and partners

    Location :

    King’s Lynn

    Contact :

    Diane Snelgrove 01485 540753
    d.snelgrove72@btinternet.com

    Meets :

    Meet every Wednesday at the Masonic Hall, 79 Hamburg Way between 10am and 12pm

  • Kingsmen Support Group

    A support group for men with Prostate cancer

    Location :

    King’s Lynn

    Contact :

    07941 434351

    Meets :

    Meet monthly at Big C Centre, King’s Lynn

  • Norfolk & Norwich Liver Group

    Supports people with liver disease

    Location :

    Norwich

    Contact :

    Email: marjorie.dingle@hotmail.com
    Email: Info@britishlivertrust.org.uk

    Meets :

    Meets bi-monthly at NNUH
    Jack Prior Unit
    Room 25
    Level 3
    NR4 7UY
    01362 695624

  • Lung Cancer & Mesothelioma

    • Informal meetings dates to be agreed for patients, family and friends, run by NHS Specialist nurses

    Contact :

    Abby, Maria or Gina 01493 452047

  • Myeloma Support Group for Norwich & Norfolk

    Provides an opportunity for patients, families and carers to have an informal chat and share information and experiences.

    Location :

    Norwich

    Contact :

    Lynette Collier
    01603 483327
    myelomagroup_nch@yahoo.co.uk

    Meets :

    Monthly meetings held at the Big C Centre
    1st Thursday each month.

  • Neuro Endocrine Tumours (NET)
    Location :

    Norwich

    Contact :

    01603 288133

    Meets :

    Monthly At Norwich Big C Centre
    2 Tuesday of the Month

  • Norfolk & Waveney Prostate Support Group
    Location :

    East Coast

    Contact :

    Noel Warner 01508 488088

    Meets :

    Annually at the Louise Hamilton Centre for newly diagnosed patients and partners

  • Norfolk & Waveney Prostate Support Group
    Location :

    Norwich

    Contact :

    Nigel Gardiner 01692 580362

    Meets :

    Meets monthly at the Norwich Big C Centre and various other venues

  • Brain Tumour Support Group

    The meetings take place at the Big C Cancer Support & Information Centre at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Find support, share experiences, meet new people, access information, or just enjoy coffee and a chat.

    Location :

    East (Norwich)

    Contact :

    Big C Centre – 01603 286112

    Meets :

    First Thursday of every month
    1.30pm – 3.30pm
    Big C Centre, Norwich

  • Norfolk Lymphoma Group

    Our group meets regularly throughout the year. We have evening meetings which are held from 7.30pm.

    Contact :

    0808 808 5555

    Meets :

    Meet at Big C Centre, Norwich.
    Last Wednesday every alternate month (starting January)

  • Oesophageal & Gastric Patient Association
    Contact :

    Sue Hales
    07732 672816
    shales48@gmail.com

    Meets :

    Twice Yearly
    Benjamin Gooch Hall
    Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital

  • Ostomistics

    The Ostomy support group offers support and reassurance to ostomy patients and their families

    Location :

    Gorleston

    Contact :

    Vicki 0757 229 1237

    Meets :

    Meet on 1st Wednesday every month at the Louise Hamilton Centre, James Paget University Hospital.

  • Pandora's Box

    For women with gynaecological cancer. A variety of activities, talks from healthcare professionals, great opportunity to meet other patients and professionals

    Location :

    Norwich

    Contact :

    Gynae-oncology Nursing Team based at NNUH
    01603 287742
    01603 288115

    Meets :

    Alternate Months at the Norwich Big C Centre
    (with additional meetings at the Louise Hamilton Centre throughout the year)

  • Sarcoma Support Group
    Location :

    Norwich

    Contact :

    07941 434351

    Meets :

    Last Friday of each month at Norwich Big C Centre

  • Sport Action for ladies after cancer

    Offering badminton, aqua stretch and hatha yoga with experienced, understanding instructors, meet for refreshments and a chat

    Location :

    Norwich

    Contact :

    01953 605208
    pcsgroup@btinternet.com

    Meets :

    Sports Park, UEA

  • Young Women's Breast Cancer Group
    Location :

    Norwich

    Contact :

    Liselle 01603 740653
    Rachel 01603 665662

    Meets :

    Meets at Norwich area (a variety of venues) once a month

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