Please note, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the services available may be subject to change or temporarily suspended. Contact the organisations directly to find out more.
This is a monthly group that meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month and offers support to people living with a brain tumour diagnosis. It is an opportunity to meet others in a similar situation for both patients and family and friends also affected. For more information contact Bev North, Specialist Neuro Oncology Nurse on 0191 282 3739. They also have an online support group to share experiences and connect with others affected by a brain tumour.
Managed and run by Macmillan Cancer Support, this information and support centre located at Queen Elizabeth Hospital offers free and confidential information and support to people living with cancer and those affected by it. It offers support in a relaxed and comfortable environment, whether you have questions about prevention, have just been diagnosed or are living with and beyond cancer the service is there to help. Services include counselling, benefits advice, self-help and support, practical support and courses and workshops.
Part of a nationwide network of support groups offering a wide range of services all designed to help those affected by neuroendocrine cancer including family and friends. There’s practical and emotional support plus the opportunity to meet others living with these types of cancer. The service is run by nurse specialists and other people living with the illness. All groups offer refreshments and are free to attend, the North East group can be found at the Freeman Hospital.