Cherry Lodge Cancer Care endorses free services provided by the following organisations.

Bupa counselling and emotional well-being support

Macmillan Cancer Care and Bupa are working in partnership to support people who are struggling with the emotional impacts of cancer. They are offering six free one-to-one counselling sessions, via phone or video call, to anyone with cancer. If you are interested, please call the Macmillan Support Line on 0808 808 00 00 and ask about the Bupa service. Click here for more information.

Maggie’s Centres

Cancer Information and Support centres at hospitals, including Maggie’s at the Royal Free in Hampstead.

Nightingale Cancer Support Centre

The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre, based in Enfield, offers a range of Information and Support services.

Penny Brohn UK

Penny Brohn UK offers everybody with cancer a choice of personalised, holistic care, helping people feel better in mind, body and spirit. Support is available in-person at the Penny Brohn Centre near Bristol and also online, including exercise classes, nutrition advice, psychological support and relaxations.

Healthwise Cancer Rehabilitation Programme

Barnet Healthwise is offering adults who have received a cancer diagnosis within the last 5 years a 12-session, guided physical activity plan in local gyms or as a fitness class. Suitable before, during and after treatment. GP referral is needed. Leaflets are available at Cherry Lodge.

Move4You

Tottenham Hotspur Foundation is again offering its Move4You programme to adults who have had a cancer diagnosis in the last five years. The programme consists of 12 sessions of guided physical activity, delivered one to one or as a group. Face-to-face sessions are currently being held at Southbury Leisure Centre, Enfield or Tottenham Community Sports Centre, Haringey. Access via Zoom is also offered. Referrals are available via the nurses at CL, or your clinical nurse specialist, oncologist or GP.

Backbone Clinic Chair-based Remedial Movement Class

The Backbone Osteopathy Clinic in Southgate offers a free online chair-based remedial movement class suitable for people at all levels of fitness. The class is on Saturday mornings, starting at 9.30am. It comprises 15 minutes of breathing/ core muscle and pelvic floor activation plus 30 minutes of chair stretching. Click here for the Zoom link.

Ramblers Wellbeing Walks

Ramblers Wellbeing Walks are open to all and are recommended to CL members. Weekly walks, led by an experienced instructor, set off from Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre on Friday mornings at 10.30am.

Cookery Classes with World Cancer Research Fund and Life Kitchen

World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) with Life Kitchen are offering free, online cookery classes for people who have been affected by cancer. Click here for information. Simply email informed@wcrf.org to register.