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Granite City physical activity programme for cancer patients named as finalist in the Herald Society Awards 2017


The award-winning physical activity programme, aimed at supporting people living with and beyond cancer, has been shortlisted in The Health and Social Care Integration category.

The Health and Social Care Integration Award category recognises the best examples of innovation and effectiveness in meeting the Government’s health and social care integration agenda.

The annual award ceremony will take place at Glasgow’s Radisson Blu Hotel on November 1st.

Jo Bell, Sport Aberdeen’s director for Sport and Active Lifestyles, said:

“As a registered charity, Sport Aberdeen is committed to creating opportunities, inspiring people and changing lives through sport and physical activity.

“I am extremely proud of the Move More team. Their commitment and innovative approach to achieving positive outcomes continues to help people living with and beyond cancer stay active within the community.

“Move More Aberdeen will be up against a host of deserving finalists from the public and voluntary sectors shortlisted for The Herald Awards 2017 and I wish everyone the best of luck.”

Joanne Adamson, Macmillan Cancer Support Partnership Manager (North Scotland), said:

“We are delighted that Move More Aberdeen has been shortlisted for the Herald Society Awards.  We are very proud to be a part of an innovative, person centred physical activity programme that offers people affected by cancer activities that caters to their specific needs.

“The Move More team provide an outstanding service, we wish them every success at the awards ceremony.”