In response to our mission to connect and support people affected by head and neck ccancer we are providing chat.  This creates real-time, fun and easy communication possibilities. The Chat feature allows you to participate in a live chatroom and private chats. The Chat provides you with additional options:

  • Customizable notifications
  • Message counter
  • Ability to create and manage your groups
  • Ability to send files


By default, your Chat will be enabled, and displayed in the collapsed view in the bottom right corner of the page. You do not need to enable it separately – it will be created along with your network. You can see your Chat function as a little grey bar at the bottom right of your Network page. You will need to be logged in to see it. If you have forgotten your password enter your email address, and follow the forgot password process.




To customize your Chat, check out the Chat Settings. The Chat bar location is fixed, and whenever you would like to communicate with the members of your network, all you have to do is simply CLICK the grey bar to expand it.

Also, you can select the preferred sound, or even add your own one to receive notifications or messages in the most comfortable manner. Make sure to save your changes. Additionally, both you and other chat members can turn sounds on or off.

If you see the icon of the tui, (see left image) you can CLICK the image and chat to everyone. If you want to talk to Heather Anderson, type in her name, and you will be having a private chat. (See image left, second circle) You can do this for anyone in the Network. 

You can add more than one person to your chat and create group chats. That can be handy when you are all in the same location.

Happy chatting. If you have any questions or queries feel free to get in touch

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Diana Ayling

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