Comfort Boxes

Our comfort Boxes have come about by asking people what might have been useful to them when having chemo. They're filled with small useful items that alleviate if only slightly the discomfort caused by having treatment, the main ingredient in the boxes is LOVE, we want people out there to know they are not alone on their Cancer journey.


The contents of the box have been carefully chosen to try and help during your chemo.

  • Colouring book / puzzle book and coloured pencils - for when you can only focus on small tasks
  • Note book - write down how you are feeling then look back and see how far you've come
  • Peppermint tea bags / polo mints - to help settle your stomach and freshen your mouth
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste sample - soft brush to help your gums and a lovely toothpaste
  • Vaseline / Aloe Gel - to help with dry lips and the gel for mouth ulcers
  • Wipes / Soap - both antibacterial to help keep you germ free
  • Electric Fan - to help keep you cool and tissues just in case you need them
  • Happy bag - a big hug in a bag and a lavender bag - to help you sleep
  • Plain chocolate - a little treat when you need one
  • Positive affirmations - pick one each day and say it 6 times to reinforce to positive thought

The bell is for you to ring when you finish your chemotherapy