Salisbury welcomed and celebrated the official opening of a new Cancer Support Centre this week. The Mayor of the City of Salisbury, Councillor Derek Brown OBE officially opened Wessex Cancer Trust’s Salisbury Support Centre based at Beckett House in Bridge Street, on 4th May.

It has been opened to provide support and information for those whose lives have been affected by cancer - offering counselling and complementary therapies, such as massage and aromatherapy.

The centre will provide emotional and physical care to people living with or affected by any type of cancer.  Services offered will include befriending, counselling and complementary therapies including aromatherapy and reflexology which will be provided as non-clinical treatments to patients and their families.

This is the seventh support centre to be opened by the charity and the first in Wiltshire.

Cait Allen, CEO of Wessex Cancer Trust say’s:
“Thousands of people will use this centre at a time when they need help. Receiving a diagnosis of cancer is frightening and overwhelming.  We will support people and their families through their treatment and beyond”.

Those wishing to access the can drop into the centre between 10am and 3pm, Tuesdays to Thursdays. Alternatively, call 01722 421 781 or email Salisbury.centre@wessexcancer.org.uk