Macmillan Information and Support Service

Our Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service aims to provide equal access to good quality information and a range of services that provide holistic support to any patient with cancer, along with their relatives and carers in a safe and welcoming environment.

Our Macmillan Information and Support Centre provides a confidential, drop-in service for anyone affected by cancer. The centre is staffed by the Macmillan information support manager, officer, assistants and volunteers.

Open Monday to Friday, 9:30am – 4pm

We offer:

Literature on all aspects of living with cancer
The opportunity to discuss treatments, side effects and other cancer related issues
Information and support over the phone for those unable to access the service in person
Access to a private room where you can talk to someone in confidence
Home visits available for people unable to come to the hospital or local GP surgery
Health needs assessments

We also provide:

Links to clinical teams
Links to local and national support services
Referral to other available support services
Signposting to self help and support groups
Links to voluntary and statutory agencies

Exercise and fitness classes
Benefits advice and assessment
Health advice
Financial advice and support
Consumer advice
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Helping with money
Information and advice
Managing a long-term health condition
Support for carers
Service access criteria:

For patients with cancer, along with their relatives, carers and loved ones.

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
Waiting list (weeks): 0
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