What Volunteering charity supporting people who need help in hospitals & in communities. NHS volunteer responders offer help to people in need of support or who are avoiding public places during the COVID-19 pandemic. Volunteers can stay up to 90 mins with a patient escorting them to appointments and keeping them company. If you are vulnerable or at risk and need help collecting shopping, medication or other essential supplies, please call: 0808 196 3646. Visit the website for further information.
Head and Neck Cancer
What Charity that provides support, information and advice for people who have disfigurements to the face, body and hands. It offers a skin camouflage service, counselling, peer group chat and more. A support and information line is available by telephone or webform for confidential support and to explore your options around coping with a visible difference. For further information on the services offered please visit the website.
What Professional hair stylists that offer support and advice for people who have alternative hair needs. The service provides wigs, hair pieces, scarves, headwear and accessories for people who suffer alopecia, hair loss as a result of chemotherapy and other medical related hair loss conditions. Trendco hold support groups for new and current clients to meet and discuss the day to day challenges they face and to share experiences. Visit the website for more information.
Where Western Road, Hove
What Support centre providing information, activities and a space to meet and share experiences with others. Services include support groups, wellbeing workshops, complementary therapies and welfare and benefits advice. People are encouraged to drop in for a chat or visit the website for more details.
Where Chris McGuigan Building at the Velindre Cancer Centre
Who People living with cancer; their family, friends and carers
What Support group that meets monthly to provide support to people who have been diagnosed with cancer. The groups give the participants the chance to meet with others in a similar situations and share experiences. They also have a private facebook support group for cancer patients to share their experiences and feelings freely. Please call the number for more information.
Where Virtually on Zoom
What Cancer support charity working along side a specialist nursing team to provide clinical and psychological support for people who are recovering from or living with cancer. Services include exercise programmes, emotional wellbeing, yoga, tai chi and a mens support group. For further information please visit the website.
Where High Street, Catsworth
Who People who are iving with cancer and need support
What Cancer wellbeing and support centre that provides support and information to anyone affected by cancer. The centre offers a non-clinical and relaxing environment in a tranquil lakeside setting. The services provided by the centre currently include: information and welfare and benefits advice counselling complementary therapies physical activities hair and skin care advice self help and support groups signpostingFor further information please visit the website.
What Hair shop that offers advice on headwear, scarves, wigs toupees and hats for people who have lost there hair due to chemotherapy and other hair loss related illness. Please visit the website for further information and opening times.
Who People who require advice and support for hair loss
What Charity that supports children who have a parent that is under going cancer treatment. Monthly meet-up events are held for children and families where help, support and information is available for the parents, and play and socialising for the children. The chance to meet other families in similar situations can be a useful experience for both parents and children.
What Online information service provided by the professional, educational and trade union body for physiotherapists. Resources include information and downloadable booklets on how to manage pain, how to stay active, tips for rehabilitation exercises, and an online 'find a physiotherapist' directory. See the website for details.
Who People looking for support with pain management and rehabilitation