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Greater Manchester New Speakers Club
Specialist Speech Therapist
Ear Nose and Throat Department
Manchester Royal Infirmary.
Tel: 0161 276 4215
Support for people who have had their voice box removed (laryngectomees), Meet locally in the Central/South Manchester area 4 times a year. Also offer befriending and one to one support and home/hospital visiting.
Wigan, Leigh & District Laryngectomy Club
Wigan St Patricks Amateur Rugby League Club
M Rothwell - 01942 892403
Postal address: 23 Dorset Road, Atherton, Greater Manchester, M46 9PP
Helps patients before and after their operations, and with their aftercare. Meetings are on the last Monday of every month.
The Quiet Ones (Oldham)
52 Brennan Court
Tel: 0161 683 5617
The Oldham Quiet Ones is a group for people who have had a laryngectomy and offers members a chance to make new friends, access support, hear about new developments and enjoy social events. The group have recently purchased special breathing apparatus and safety equipment to allow thier members to take part in regular swim sessions at Oldham Sports Centre. The swim sessions take place on the second Sunday of each month, whilst the main group meets the last Saturday of each month at 1pm at the Royal Oak, 172 Manchester Road, Oldham. For more information about the group and the swim sessions, please contact Group Secretary, Christine Newton on the telephone number above.