Macmillan Move More has arrived in East Lothian
Move More East Lothian is a physical activity programme which offers a range of activities, across the county, designed for people living with, and beyond, cancer.
As part of Macmillan Cancer Support’s national campaign to support people living with cancer to become, and stay, more physically active and improve health throughout their cancer experience, Move More East Lothian is a physical activity referral programme, delivered by enjoyleisure, in partnership with East Lothian Council and Macmillan Cancer Support.
Fully trained exercise instructors and volunteers facilitate the activities, ensuring they are right for the participant, helping to build confidence, balance and strength, in a fun and supportive environment. The programme offers a range of activities, including;
Referrals can be made into the programme through any healthcare professional or by self-referral. To find out more about More More East Lothian, please get in touch or download and complete the referral form in 'Related documents' section below and send to:
NHS/Healthcare Professional Referrals: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please complete and return the below forms to Move More East Lothian at the address above or drop into an enjoyleisure Sports Centre.
Volunteers are an essential part of the Move More programme! They lead or support all Move More activities. If you would like to find out more about volunteering opportunities, please get in touch via the contact details above or download, complete and return the application form:
We are also seeking Cancer Rehabilitation Level 4 qualified instructors to run our Move More Circuits classes. If you have these qualifications or know someone who does, please get in touch - full details are in role description:
If you'd like to get involved in any other capacity, please get in touch - thank you!
For tips on getting more active and how to get started, please visit the Macmillan website.
Macmillan Cancer Support also offers a range of resources on the Macmillan website and support line, as well as local advice and welfare rights;
Macmillan Support Line: For information, support or just someone to talk to, call free on 0808 808 00 00. The Support Line is open 7 days a week, 8am – 8pm, or visit www.macmillan.org.uk.
Coronavirus: People with cancer are understandably worried about Coronavirus. For the latest guidance from Macmillan Cancer Support, please see https://www.macmillan.org.uk/coronavirus. There is a wealth of information covered, including how to stay well and keep active whilst staying at home.
East Lothian Macmillan Welfare Rights Service: The Macmillan Welfare Rights Service works in co-operation with Macmillan Cancer Support to provide advice on benefits and debt options for people in East Lothian, living with and/or affected by cancer. This service provides free, independent and confidential advice on a range of issues.