May 05 2017

£100,000 granted to CLAN Cancer Support

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CLAN Cancer Support have been awarded £100,000 over 12 months to support the cost of Wellbeing Services Coordinator who provide emotional and practical support to people affected by cancer.

CLAN Cancer Support have been awarded £100,000 over 12 months to support the cost of Wellbeing Services Coordinator who provide emotional and practical support to people affected by cancer.

The grant will support the salary of CLAN Wellbeing Services Coordinator over three years - supporting people affected by cancer.

Looking at all aspects of health including both physical and emotional wellbeing and practical issues such as finance along with addressing issues such as body image after during and after treatment.

CLAN was founded in 1983 by a group of patients, health professionals and family members who were determined to improve cancer support services across Aberdeen and the north-east of Scotland. Today they are supported by 60 staff, 50 therapists, 400 volunteers and counsellors who help to deliver a wide range of support services.