Events

Bowel cancer awareness event taking place in Enfield Town

Age UK Enfield is hosting event in collaboration with other local organisations

Our Lady of Mt Carmel
Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St George

Age UK Enfield is holding a special event as part of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month to raise awareness of the treatable and curable disease.

A full programme of activities being held later this month includes talks, workshops and practical sessions providing reliable information about bowel cancer, including symptoms, risk factors, screening, diagnosis, treatment and living with and beyond bowel cancer.

There will be exercises, a mind workshop, the opportunity to have blood pressure checks and learn about making smoothies, as well as stands with useful information available that can be taken away.


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The event is being supported by NHS Barnet, Enfield and Haringey, Healthwatch, Screening Saves Lives, Macmillan Cancer Support, Mind in Enfield and Barnet, Enfield Wellbeing Network, Wigs for Heroes, Cuffley Manor Care Home, Maggie’s and Tottenham Hotspur Foundation – many of whom will have representatives attending.

It takes place on Wednesday, 26th April, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St George in London Road, Enfield Town, from 10am until 3pm. Free lunch and refreshments will be available throughout the day.

For more information get in touch with Age UK Enfield:
Call
0208 375 4120
Email [email protected]


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