MacMillan Cancer Support


We have been successful in obtaining grant funding to provide a dedicated Cancer Support and Information Coordinator. Funded for three years, the post holder will work across the county in libraries, the prison and other venues to offer support to people affected by cancer, their carers and families.  He or she will be based in Abergavenny Library and will conduct private interviews, hold meetings and organise therapeutic reading and other groups in all of the county’s libraries.  He/she will also build a database of useful information and train library staff in dealing with health related enquiries.  This post has been warmly welcomed by local residents who have been affected by cancer as they know from personal experience how much difference this kind of service could make to fellow sufferers.

Advertisements
Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Library News for February 2011, MacMillan Cancer Support

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to follow the Monmouthshire Libraries blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 35 other followers

Read more…
Follow us on Twitter
Blog Stats
  • 15,750 hits
%d bloggers like this: