Cancer Focus NI works with Lidl

At the van are (L-R) Gordon Cruikshanks, Lidl Northern Ireland, and Fiona Mc Manus from Cancer Focus Northern Ireland.
At the van are (L-R) Gordon Cruikshanks, Lidl Northern Ireland, and Fiona Mc Manus from Cancer Focus Northern Ireland.

Lidl staff and customers in Lisburn are being encouraged to hop onboard the Cancer Focus Northern Ireland Keeping Well van to have their health checked out for free on Thursday 8 January from 9.30am – 4.30pm.

The Keeping Well van is a mobile drop-in unit which delivers health checks and cancer awareness sessions directly to workplaces, and sports and community groups across Northern Ireland

Speaking about the initiative, Julie Taggart, Employee Relations Manager Lidl Northern Ireland, said: “As cancer awareness is so vital nowadays we’ve chosen to kick start 2015 on a healthy note for our staff and customers. The Keeping Well mobile units will visit 17 stores across Northern Ireland throughout January, and we’re encouraging customers and staff to get down to stores and avail of the free health checks.

“With 20 health check appointments available at each visit, this means 340 people can benefit from this service visiting our stores.”

To find out more about the Cancer Focus NI Keeping Well van, ring 028 9066 3281 or visit www.cancerfocusni.org.