Edinburgh: Brain Tumour Action runs two support groups each month.
One currently takes place on the third Tuesday of the month from 1.30pm – 3.30pm at Maggie’s, in the grounds of the Western General Hospital, Crewe Rd South, Edinburgh EH4 2XU. There is professional support for both carers and patients at these meetings.
The other, a friendly, social get-together, currently takes place on the first Tuesday of the month at the Village Hotel, 140 Crewe Rd South, Edinburgh EH4 2NY from 7pm – 9pm.
NB: Check with Alice MacGregor, BTA Co-ordinator, first, for possible changes to this schedule. She can be contacted on 0131. 334. 3609.
Numerous other support groups currently operate throughout the UK. Details of forty-six supported by various charities may be found in a list maintained by The Brain Tumour Charity. See their Support Group Map to help you find one.
Other support groups include:
- Belfast: see Brainwaves – Northern Ireland for contact details
- Leeds: see Brain Tumour Research and Support Across Yorkshire
- Southend: see Macmillan Cancer Support Group, Southend-on-Sea
- Dublin, Cork, Galway: see Irish Brain Tumour Support Groups