Chosen By You Week – Supporting Keeping Abreast

This November we are proud to be supporting Keeping Abreast during our ‘chosen by you’ week that is taking place from November 3rd – 10th. We will be donating £1 for every diner that visits us during the week to Keeping Abreast to support the vital work they undertake.

Keeping Abreast offer ‘patient led’ support for women who are facing or who have faced mastectomy after the diagnosis of breast cancer or the discovery of a breast cancer gene, and who may be considering or undergoing breast reconstruction as a result.

Established 11 years ago in Norwich by two patients and their local Breast Reconstruction Specialist nurse, knowing that 1 in 8 women in the UK develop breast cancer in their lifetime, they recognised a need to support patients through this confusing and extremely difficult time. Surgery can be very complex, a series of operations over many months or years may be needed and each operation can be up to 8 hours long, so it is a lengthy process both physically and emotionally.

The Kings Head are helping Keeping Abreast raise funds to;

  • Continue and expand the support groups, which provide emotional support, information and advice,  giving women and their families the opportunity to meet or talk with others who have faced or are facing a similar path 
  • Give women the chance to see results of real life reconstructive surgery in the ‘show and tell’ sessions, which we are told on so many occasions are invaluable as no one else can provide this
  • Offer financial and practical support to women to help prepare for surgery and also in the immediate post-surgery period

With breast cancer being the most common cancer in women in the UK, there are over 55,000 wives, mothers, sisters, daughters, aunts, friends diagnosed each year. 43% of women who have surgery for breast cancer unfortunately have a mastectomy or double mastectomy. Through amazing work survival rates are increasing so, living with cancer and the effects of cancer is more important in patient physical and mental recovery and wellbeing in years that follow.

So, to help Keeping Abreast keep doing the fantastic work they do, come and visit us during our ‘chosen by you week’ – invite your friends and family and come enjoy a fantastic evening out.

Reserve your table with us and enjoy these specials… plus our standard menu!