Training Room South Colchester General Hospital

Welcome to the G.I.C.S. Group (Gastro-Intestinal Cancer Support Group) who meet on the third Thursday of every month at Colchester General Hospital. Our group offers support to patients, carers, friends and family for those with GI Cancers including bowel, oesophageal, stomach and pancreas who live in the East of England.

Our contact telephone number is 07 - 565 - 929 - 381. This is a mobile answer-phone, please leave a short message with your contact details and we will return your call as soon as we can. Calls cost the same as to a mobile phone.

eMail address - info.gics @

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Group Meetings

We meet on the third Thursday of every month.
Please come along. Contact details above for further information.


Colchester General Hospital

Meeting Rooms South. Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start. Scroll down for all meeting dates.


Specialist Nurses

We are joined at all our meetings by a specialist gastro-intestinal nurse from the hospital.


Free Parking

Visitors to our meetings can ask for a voucher for free parking on the night.


Patient Run

Our support group is run by patients for patients. Fully supported by Colchester General Hospital.

Meeting Dates For 2019

17 January

21 February

21 March

18 April

16 May

20 June

18 July

15 August

19 September

17 October

21 November

19 December