Cancer Support Programme

Every year there are over a third of a million new diagnosis of cancer in the UK. That means that around a thousand people find out they have cancer every day. The good news is that more people are living with and beyond a diagnosis of cancer. The Beth Johnson Foundation understands that a diagnosis of cancer can have a devastating impact that affects every part of a person’s life.  It isn’t just a medical condition, it can also affect a persons’ mental health, relationships, work, finances, hobbies, interests – it can completely change everything a person has previously taken for granted. ... Read more

Volunteer Co-ordinator

Thank you to all who applied for the exciting vacancy within our Staffordshire Cancer Support Programme (CaSP). The Cancer Support Programme is a service provided by the Beth Johnson Foundation across Staffordshire for adults living with and after a cancer diagnosis.  Our aim is to help those affected by cancer to improve their quality of life. We look forward to welcoming our new Volunteer Co-ordinator in the very near future. ... Read more

Giving a Voice

Advocacy on behalf of people with dementia and people with cancer: a study of the effect on service users lives We are pleased to announce the publication of another research report, Giving a Voice, published by BJF and carried out by the University of Salford. The work has been concentratedon two of our projects focused respectively on meeting the different needs of people with dementia and people with cancer. To read more click here ... Read more

Mindfulness

I wasn’t sure what to expect; the concept of Mindfulness seemed to be a ‘hippy’ style activity.  However, with an open-mind and overnight bag, I joined my colleagues from Staffordshire and Wolverhampton Cancer Advocacy and Support Project and staff from the Beth Johnson Foundation for a 2-day Introduction to Mindfulness Workshop.   ... Read more

New Guidance for Advocates

I have discovered an excellent new resource for advocates. The "Practice guide for advocates challenging decisions or actions with or on behalf of individuals" produced by the Advocacy Organisation, VoiceAbility ... Read more

Beth Johnson Foundation Blog

  • Free Positive Ageing & Wel ...

    We are delighted to offer our Free Positive Ageing and Wellbeing sessions, delivered over Zoom, for people aged 50+ livi ...Read more

  • Dementia-New article

    In 2019 the Dementia advocacy peer support group launched a Comic ‘There’s no Bus Map for Dementia' which the peer ...Read more

  • New Project

    The Bereavement Help Points Project is a new initiative for the Beth Johnson Foundation (BJF), developed in partnership with St Gi ...Read more

  • Office Rental Opportunity

    Parkfield House, 64 Princes Road, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 7JL Home of the Beth Johnson Foundation Fully serviced suite of r ...Read more



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