Liverpool Hospital Brain
Tumour Support and Education Group.
The group was established and
held its first meeting on the 30th September,
The group aims to further
develop a personís knowledge of brain tumour, provides a setting
that encourages supportive discussions about brain
tumour/cancer, offers a forum for people to meet and learn from
others who have had similar experiences, and builds on a
personís coping skills and provides this service at a local
level, accessible to the people of South Western Sydney, NSW.
The group is facilitated by a
senior oncology social worker and a neurosurgical Clinical Nurse
Consultant and is held on a monthly basis. It is well attended
by people with brain tumours as well as carers/family members.
Supplementary material has been generated for the group
participants including fact sheets, brochures and a brain tumour
resource CD Rom.
Contact details:- Kylie Wright
(02) 87384078 & Teresa Simpson (02) 98285224.