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So far Maggie Bailey has created 12 blog entries.

April 2021 – Latest Update

April 2021 - Latest Update If you are affected from a Cancer Diagnosis, whether you are a family or friend, you are not alone, our dedicated team are all waiting to see you.   If you want Counselling, Complementary Therapy, Coaching or Acupuncture, we are now making appointments for all of

December Update: Reflecting On A Tough But Transformative Year

December Update After a difficult 2020, we’re more determined than ever to make a difference in the year ahead. And we’re perhaps better placed to do so too, having learned a range of new skills in the face of unprecedented challenges. Not only have we improved our mastery of technology in

October 2020 Update

October 2020 Update We continue to deliver our services during these extraordinary times.  We are delivering a blended service, including telephone, video and personal meetings.  We follow strict Covid19 risk management procedures to minimise risk and are continuously training our staff to ensure we provide a safe and secure place. Rest assured, we

July 2020 Update

July 2020 Update It is safe to say that, like most of society over recent months, our charity has undergone massive changes in order to continue providing vital services. And like most organisations, technology has played a key part in maintaining vital lines of communication and support for those in need.

May 2020 Update

March 2020 - Update Our charity has undergone massive change in the past few months. We took on a new Chief Executive, Maggie Bailey in August 2019, who has driven through a move to new premises and a new logo in February 2020.  We have committed to updating all staff in

Meet The Team: Maggie Bailey, Chief Executive

Maggie has been Chief Executive Officer of Coping with Cancer since August 2019. Founded 38 years ago, the charity has been providing complementary therapies and counselling in hospitals throughout the North East region.  All services support people with cancer through emotional, mental, social, physical and practical services “I like to use the 3 Ps rule

Meet The Team: Millie White, Complementary Therapist

Millie is based in Sunderland Royal Hospital and specialises in Reiki and reflexology treatments. She’s been with us for 10 years.  When Millie retired, she decided to carry on using her Reiki skills and began volunteering with us. Eight years later, she became an employed staff member. “Helping people makes you feel so much better,

Meet The Team: Linda Baines, Area Manager

Linda works at Sunderland Royal Hospital four days per week and specialises in auricular acupuncture [link to treatment article]. She’s been with us for 15 years. “The acupuncture groups are brilliant; they talk about anything and everything. You wouldn’t believe the giggling going on in that room!” From seeing friends and neighbours deal with cancer

All About Counselling

The NHS estimates that ‘1 in 2 people will develop some form of cancer during their lifetime’. Whether it’s yourself, a family member or a friend who’s diagnosed, finding out someone you care for has cancer can coincide with difficult, unsettling and often painful emotions. Shock, anxiety and anger may be a huge part of

Meet The Team: Angela Angus, Complementary Therapies Manager

Angela has been with us for four years and came with lots of valuable non-profit experience from her previous role. In charge of eight paid staff members and a team of volunteers, Angela coordinates where they need to be in various hospitals and hospices, manages therapists’ time and organises clinics, ensures everyone has what they

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