We’re all thrilled to welcome Al’s Pals, a new charity in MK to provide ‘buddies’ for all cancer patients who love company and whose friends and family aren’t always available to share their journey with them on a regular basis.
Suzanne Brown, whose late Dad Alan Dumbell was receiving ongoing cancer treatment at MKUH, launched this service in his memory.
Why a cancer ‘buddy’ scheme was – and is – needed in Milton Keynes
Alan noticed that throughout his treatment as much as he was surrounded by his loving family he still felt very lonely and lost at times and he often discussed having a ‘buddy’ to support him and help him where he felt things were missing. [Read more…]