Get Active, Feel Good

Get Active Feel Good Cancer Physical Activity Programme

What is Get Active, Feel Good?

Get Active, Feel Good (GAFG) is a programme available in Shropshire and Mid Wales supporting individuals with cancer to become more physically active. Being more active can help reduce the side effects of cancer treatment such as fatigue, stress and anxiety. there is strong evidence that being physically active is safe, effective and beneficial for cancer patients either before, during or after treatments.

GAFG can support you in starting regular, sustainable physical activity. The Get Active, Feel Good advisor ( A specialist in cancer/physical activity) will help you to plan safe and effective exercise that suits your lifestyle and help with ongoing support in order to help you to achieve your goals.

How can I get involved/be referred?

To be referred to the programme you will need a referral form filled in by your clinician, so anyone that has access to your medical notes e.g Nurse, GP, Physiotherapist. Your clinician will have copies of the form but if not you can download one from this page (see the side bar).

An initial one to one consultation with the Get Active, Feel Good Advisor will be arranged where you will discuss and plan your physical activity options. Appointments are currently being held at the Princess Royal Hospital on a Tuesday and the Hamar Centre at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital on a Wednesday. To book your appointment please send your completed form to the address below or contact the team on the details below.

The GAFG programme is very kindly supported by Lingen Davies Cancer Fund. For more information please visit http://www.lingendavies.co.uk

Contact Details:

To contact the team for more information –

Call 07543827531 or 07746462456

Email: [email protected]

Twitter: @getactivefeelgd

or post your form back to:

Get Active Feel Good Team, Lifestyle Fitness, Unit 5-6 Radbrook Professional Centre, Bank Farm Road, Shrewsbury, SY3 6DU