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Event: Managing the health and wellbeing of cancer carers

A free seminar and workshop designed for carers, health professionals, charities and researchers to come together to discuss current issues related to the health and wellbeing of those caring for someone diagnosed with cancer is being held at the NCSEM-EM in July.

The event is being organised by Loughborough UniversityBishop Grosseteste University and the British Psychological Society and will aim to translate research knowledge into policy and practice.

Event details

11 July 2018, 9.30am-3.30pm

Room 1.33, National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine
Loughborough University
Loughborough, LE11 3TU

Lunch and refreshments will be included. Free parking is available.

If you are a cancer carer or you have been diagnosed with cancer in the past and would like to attend, it may be possible for you to have your travel expenses refunded.

To attend the event, please register here.

If you have any questions, please contact


9.30 Registration and coffee

10.00 Welcome and introduction by Dr Fehmidah Munir

10.15 Case studies: Understanding the health and wellbeing needs of carers.

Case studies of those caring for someone diagnosed with cancer will be presented and discussed in terms of their own arising health problems.

11.30 Break

11.45 Presenting research evidence: balancing caring responsibilities with significant others. Presented by Dr Gianina-Ioana Postavaru

12.30 Buffet lunch

13.30 Workshop: What would help carers manage their health and wellbeing?

Small groups will be presented with evidence-based solutions for discussion and feedback.

15.00 Closing remarks