Cancer Society NZ - Wellington Division

Community Organisation

Cancer Society NZ - Wellington Division
52 Riddiford Street
Newtown
Wellington 6021
34 days ago

Can you help us at Margaret Stewart House?

Ione Slater from Cancer Society NZ - Wellington Division

Did you know the Cancer Society has a home-away-from-home for cancer patients and their whānau right next to Wellington Hospital?

We're looking for volunteers who can help us with the day-to-day tasks in the house. We need help on Mondays and Fridays, especially.

Are you able to help out? … View more
Did you know the Cancer Society has a home-away-from-home for cancer patients and their whānau right next to Wellington Hospital?

We're looking for volunteers who can help us with the day-to-day tasks in the house. We need help on Mondays and Fridays, especially.

Are you able to help out? Please contact our Volunteering team on 04 389 8421 or email volunteering@cancersoc.org.nz 💛Thank you!

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37 days ago

Margaret Stewart House is back open

Ione Slater from Cancer Society NZ - Wellington Division

We're happy to share that our patient accommodation, Margaret Stewart House Wellington is reopening today, with safety measures to keep everyone safe during Alert Level 2.

This means people from out-of-town undergoing cancer treatment can be referred to stay with us. It's just down the … View more
We're happy to share that our patient accommodation, Margaret Stewart House Wellington is reopening today, with safety measures to keep everyone safe during Alert Level 2.

This means people from out-of-town undergoing cancer treatment can be referred to stay with us. It's just down the road from Wellington Hospital and free of charge - what a relief 💛

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51 days ago

We're here for you 🌼

Ione Slater from Cancer Society NZ - Wellington Division

We're now back in our Newtown office. If you'd like to drop in and see us, please be aware that there will be safety processes in place at the door.

We are mindful that cancer patients are still vulnerable to COVID-19 because of a weakened immune system. To help keep you safe, we invite … View more
We're now back in our Newtown office. If you'd like to drop in and see us, please be aware that there will be safety processes in place at the door.

We are mindful that cancer patients are still vulnerable to COVID-19 because of a weakened immune system. To help keep you safe, we invite you to phone ahead if you want to visit any of our offices in the next few weeks.

Perhaps your query might be able to be answered over the phone? For info, advice, or to arrange to speak with a counsellor, please contact our Cancer Information Helpline on 0800 CANCER (226 237) or email a nurse on info@cancersoc.org.nz.

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105 days ago

Did you know that Countdown is offering priority assistance?

Ione Slater from Cancer Society NZ - Wellington Division

Countdown Supermarkets are offering priority assistance to make sure those more vulnerable get their online shopping delivered? This includes people undergoing treatment for cancer. Thanks, Countdown 👍

Read more and apply for this service here:
shop.countdown.co.nz...

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106 days ago

We're still here for you, even if it isn't in person

Ione Slater from Cancer Society NZ - Wellington Division

If you or someone you know is affected by cancer and needs information, advice, or counselling, we can help. In this uncertain time, you can still count on these services:

💛Contact our Cancer Information Helpline: Call free on 0800 CANCER (226 237) to talk to one of our friendly nurses who can … View more
If you or someone you know is affected by cancer and needs information, advice, or counselling, we can help. In this uncertain time, you can still count on these services:

💛Contact our Cancer Information Helpline: Call free on 0800 CANCER (226 237) to talk to one of our friendly nurses who can provide you with information or advice over the phone. Or you can email a nurse at info@cancersoc.org.nz.

💛 Talk to a counsellor: a problem shared is a problem halved. We have counsellors who can support you via telecommunications. Call 0800 CANCER (226 237) to arrange an appointment or email a nurse at info@cancersoc.org.nz. They can connect you to a counsellor.

💛Connect to our online community: www.cancerchatnz.org.nz... is a safe and supportive place to chat, share experiences and get further information.

💛 Take a look at our website to view and download any of our online publications.

For updates on COVID-19 for people affected by cancer, visit:
bit.ly...

Please remember to look after yourself and look after others. Kia kaha.

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