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NHS Volunteer Responders

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.

Location

United Kingdom
GB

Changing Faces

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.

Where  London

Location

Changing Faces
PO Box 76751
London WC1A 9QR
United Kingdom
51° 30' 26.4636" N, 0° 7' 39.9288" W
GB

Professional Hair Stylists

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

Location

Sheridan House
114/116 Western Road Hove
BN3 1DD
United Kingdom
50° 49' 32.2752" N, 0° 9' 27.6624" W
GB

Maggie's Centre Cardiff

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

Location

Velindre Cancer Centre
Velindre Road Whitchurch
Cardiff CF14 2TL
United Kingdom
51° 30' 56.9556" N, 3° 13' 44.8608" W
GB

Can- cervive, Cancer Support Group

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

Location

Louise Hamilton Centre
James Paget Hospital Lowestoft Road, Gorleston
Great Yarmouth NR31 6LA
United Kingdom
52° 33' 42.5952" N, 1° 43' 4.4328" E
GB

Hunts Community Cancer Network

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

Location

14 High Street
Catworth
Huntingdon PE28 0PF
United Kingdom
52° 20' 46.0752" N, 0° 24' 22.9068" W
GB

The Cancer Wellbeing Centre at Colchester Hospital

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. 

Location

The Cancer Wellbeing Centre Essex
Colchester Hospital Turner Road
Colchester , Essex CO4 5JL
United Kingdom
51° 54' 35.4852" N, 0° 53' 56.04" E
Essex GB

Robertons Hair Shop

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.

Where   Worthing

Who   People who require advice and support for hair loss

Location

Robertons Hair Shop
51 Rowlands Road Worthing
BN11 3JN
United Kingdom
50° 48' 35.658" N, 0° 22' 51.8268" W
GB

Godfreys Gift

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.

Location

United Kingdom
GB

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy - Online Resources

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.

Where   Nationwide

Who   People looking for support with pain management and rehabilitation

Location

United Kingdom
GB