Support Groups and Programmes

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Support Groups and Programmes

Breast Cancer and Brain Tumour Support Groups

Breast Cancer Support Group

The breast cancer support group is an open group for patients with a diagnosis of breast cancer. Established in 2006, it is located in St. Luke's Hospital and is supported by medical social workers and a clinical nurse specialist.

This group aims to provide information and support to those undergoing treatment for a breast cancer diagnosis. The plan is that the group will meet two to three times annually, from 2012.

For more information or any queries, please contact the Social Work Department on (01) 4065163.

Brain Tumour Support Group

The Brain Tumour Support Group was founded in May 1991 by a small group of brain tumour patients and their families.

It is an open support group assisted by social workers and radiotherapists. It is open to adult patients, their relatives and carers.

It is one of three national groups. The other two are in Galway and Cork. It meets in St. Luke's Hospital in Rathgar on the second Wednesday of each month.

For more information, please contact the Social Work Department at (01) 4065163.