Wessex Cancer Support support lanyards

We have heard many of our clients saying that they are nervous about getting back into the community using public transport, visiting supermarkets, and picking up other necessary items or even to attend important GP or hospital appointments.

Due to this, we have designed a lanyard with our Wessex Cancer Support colours to assist in the transition back into our everyday living in the community. Wearing our Wessex Cancer Support lanyard discreetly suggests to people around you that you may need additional space, support, or time.

The benefits

People around you including staff at shops, running transport services or the general public will be able to recognise the lanyard and as a result, be more considerate of the additional space you may welcome during the Covid-19 pandemic.

They may also feel they can ask what they can do to help if it looks as though this may be required.

You or a loved one can use your Wessex Cancer Support lanyard to tell us about the additional help you may need.

The Wessex Cancer Support lanyard will help to raise awareness about living with a cancer diagnosis and the impact it can have on day to day life.

Who qualifies to wear the Wessex Cancer Support lanyard

If you are awaiting test results, have received a cancer diagnosis, are living with a cancer diagnosis, are receiving treatment or are recovering from a cancer diagnosis and feel that you would benefit from wearing a Wessex Cancer Support lanyard, please do.

Where to get a Wessex Cancer Support lanyard

We would like everyone to be able to access a Wessex Cancer Support lanyard who would benefit from one, therefore, we are offering them free of charge (postage charge only). Email us to purchase your lanyard at wcs@wessexcancer.org.uk

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