Here at Queen’s University Belfast, we’ve conducted research which has showed us that, if you care for someone who’s affected by cancer, be that a family member of a friend, then your health can also be affected.
Dr Olinda Santin, from the School of Nursing and Midwifery, gives an introduction to the information and support, available on this website.
For some carers bereavement is a reality. Carers who have experienced the death of their loved one share painful and emotional stories of loss and how they cope in the days, weeks, months and years afterwards.Life After Caring
Looking after someone with cancer can have an emotional impact on you as carer. It's OK to feel a range of emotions and there are a number of ways in which you can support your own wellbeing.Emotional Support
Caring for someone with cancer can have financial implications. And if you are employed the experience can also impact on your job and income. There is advice and support available and you may be entitled to benefits.Tips on Finance