Friday 11 March 2016

March newsletter


Breathe Easy Neath Valley
Margaret Barnard
1 Gwar Y Llyn
Onllwyn Road
SA10 9NS



Thursday, 10 March 2016

Dear All
First of all I am really sorry that we felt it necessary to cancel the abseil this year, but it became increasingly obvious that I am not going to recover from my recent hospital stay in time to give the event my best. Hopefully we will be back on track, business as usual next year. We have had a good run so far. This would have been our tenth abseil and we have raised £44,350 over those years. So I think we can be quite proud of ourselves.
Our next speaker will be Scott, from Les Davies Funeral Directors, from the Neath Funeral Home. So have your questions ready – i.e. prepayment, how much, what type, how many choices, religious or secular, etc. The list goes on.
I know we are a month late but we will celebrate our tenth birthday in March. The cake is ordered; just bring yourselves in celebratory mood.
Doesn’t it make you feel good to look out of the window and see the sun shining ? Let’s hope it lasts. A long warm spring would be lovely.
Pam Walters is working hard with GP surgeries in parts of ABMUHB, identified as having high occurrences of people with COPD. She is launching new Integrated Breathe Easy groups in those areas. Our turn, as an established group, will come later in the year, possibly in May. It will be great if we can reach and support more people. We all know how being a member of a group like ours can help so much for people living with all lung conditions.
Best wishes
One person in five in Wales is affected by a lung disease. We are here for every one of them.
Mae clefyd yr ysgyfaint yn effeithio ar un o bob pump o bobl yng Nghymru. Rydym ni yma ar gyfer pob un ohonyn nhw.
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