Action Cancer’s mobile resource centre, the Big Bus, brings its services to over 235 locations across Northern Ireland every year including workplaces, schools and community organisations.
Services provided on the Big Bus, sponsored by SuperValu and its independent retailers, include digital breast screening for women (40 - 49 and 70+), M.O.T. health checks for men and women, and health and lifestyle advice. Every year the Big Bus provides approximately 5,000 breast screenings and 4,000 MOT health checks within local communities.
The facility is wheelchair accessible and operates Tuesday - Saturday and every 2nd Monday from 9:30am - 3pm.
To book an appointment on the Big Bus call 028 9080 3344 or book online here.
Groups and companies interested in bringing the Big Bus to their area should contact 028 9080 3367 or email [email protected]
Click on the video below to view the Big Bus and what it has to offer:
The main sponsor for the Big Bus is SuperValu and its independent retailers. The organisation has provided more than £1 million of funding to keep the bus moving since its launch in 2006. The money is raised through events organised by SuperValu’s dedicated staff and collections made in store.
Northern Ireland Volvo truck and bus dealer, Dennison Commercials Ltd, has carried out all of the maintenance requirements on the Big Bus cab to keep it safe and road-legal at no cost to Action Cancer.
Montgomery Refrigeration Ltd provides servicing for air conditioning and dehumidifiers onboard the Big Bus at no cost to Action Cancer.
SDC Trailers have provided maintenance and repair cover for the Big Bus trailer since December 2013.
Since July 2014 Irish Waste have provided free environmental waste management for the Big Bus.
A One Tyres
A One Tyres provide free tyre servicing for the Big Bus and Action Cancer’s Support Car.
From 2014, Manfreight Ltd. Have provided free housing for the Big Bus.