Macmillan Information Centre - Newham University Hospital

At Macmillan, we know how a cancer diagnosis can affect everything. 
We can help with:

  • Managing the effects of cancer treatment
  • How cancer impacts your daily life
  • Financial support
  • Emotional support.

The Newham Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre offers quality, comprehensive and appropriate information to anyone affected by cancer, including family or friends. We provide a free confidential drop-in service in a relaxed and friendly environment. Our staff and trained volunteers can help you find the most appropriate resources and services for your query.

Service access criteria: Local to Newham
Connecting with others
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Mental health
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Managing a long-term health condition
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Arts and creativity
Connecting with nature
Youth support
Social prescribing
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
Key words - separate with a comma: Cancer support, cancer advice