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Head and Neck Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support Information Centre at Kingston Hospital

What    The Macmillan Information and Support Centre offers free and confidential information and 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. You will be greeted either by the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Manager or a trained volunteer.

Location

Sir William Rous Unit, Kingston Hospital
Galsworthy Road
Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 7QB
United Kingdom
51° 24' 54.7272" N, 0° 16' 50.8548" W
Surrey GB

Macmillan Cancer Support Information Centre at Wexham Park Hospital

What   Information and support centre that offers free and confidential support  to people living with cancer. Support can be accessed for those who have rececntly been diagnosed or are living with and beyond cancer. Services include counselling, benefits advice, practical support, courses and workshops. For more information please visit the website.  

Where   Wexham Park Hospital, Slough 

Location

Wexham Park Hospital Slough SL2 4HL
United Kingdom
51° 31' 57.6048" N, 0° 34' 24.204" W
GB

Cancer Support for all Ladies cancers

What   Sam's Diamonds is a charity group that supports women as they go through treatment for any cancer. They provide support, friendship, workshops, exercise, signposting, beauty workshops, theatre days and much more. Sam's Diamonds aim to help you feel in control on your journey by helping you to empower yourself and help you keep moving forward. For a full list of all services offered pleased visit the website for more information.

Location

United Kingdom
GB

Free Gifts to Adult Cancer Patients

What   The Lewis Foundation visits hospitals every week with gifts for people to pick what they would like during treatment free of charge. The gifts are available to all adult cancer patients receiving treatment in hospital.The aim is to keep people occupied during treatment, take their mind off thinking about cancer and give people something nice to look forward to. The gift packs include things such as puzzle books, radios and model craft kits and more. 

Location

59 Samwell Lane
Upton
Northampton NN5 4DB
United Kingdom
52° 14' 6.4608" N, 0° 56' 25.5804" W
GB

Widnes & Runcorn Cancer Support Services

What  Support centre providing community-based emotional and psychological support and services to local people living with cancer. Services include complementary therapies, Tai Chi, art & craft therapy workshops, counselling, listening, peer support, respite breaks, day trips, and social events. They host a number of different support groups and support is also available by a telephone helpline.

Where  Widnes

Location

Ground Floor
21-23 Alforde Street
Widnes, Cheshire WA8 7TR
United Kingdom
53° 21' 40.8024" N, 2° 43' 51.0168" W
Cheshire GB

Unity North Ayrshire Carers

What   Charity that provides specialist information, support advocacy, and advice for young and adult carers. It helps carers connect with fellow carers for support. For a full list of services and more information please contact the centre or visit the website.

Where   Irvine

Who    Carers, including young carers aged 8-18 and young adult carers aged 18-25, who provide unpaid support to a relative or friend who has cancer and other illnesses

Location

North Ayrshire Carers Centre
174 High St
Irvine KA12 8AN
United Kingdom
55° 36' 58.9788" N, 4° 40' 5.1204" W
GB

Unity South Ayrshire Carers

What   Unity South Ayrshire Carers provides specialist information, support advocacy, and advice.  The Centre helps carers connect with fellow carers for support.  For a full list of services please contact the Centre or visit the website.

Where   Ayr

Who    Carers who provide unpaid support to a relative or friend who has cancer

Location

South Ayrshire Carers Centre
43 Sandgate
Ayr KA7 1DA
United Kingdom
55° 27' 47.2032" N, 4° 38' 0.1032" W
GB

Ayrshire Hospice

What   Ayrshire Hospice provides patients with complementary therapies, bereavement support, and therapy groups.  The Hospice works to help people live as actively as they can and to allow people to stay engaged with friends, family and their community.  For a full list of services please contact the Hospice or visit the website.

Where   Ayrshire and Arran area

Who   Patients with life-limiting illnesses such as Cancer and their families

Location

35 Racecourse Road
Ayr KA7 2TG
United Kingdom
55° 27' 9.0648" N, 4° 38' 15.2484" W
GB

Romsey Cancer Support Centre at Jane Scarth House

What Support centre providing a range of expert professional, confidential services and therapies to help people affected by cancer. Services include information, complementary therapies such as massage or reflexology, counselling, and befriending.  Drop in centre, opening hours are Monday to Friday, 10am to 4.30pm. Please see the website for further details. 

Where  The Hundred, Romsey

Location

Jane Scarth House
37a The Hundred
Romsey SO51 8GE
United Kingdom
50° 59' 18.996" N, 1° 29' 48.84" W
GB

Stranraer Cancer Drop In Centre

What   The Stranraer Cancer Drop In Centre provides information, and support for people who have been affected by a cancer diagnosis. The centre is designed to support cancer patients their carers and family.  The centre offers support groups, therapies including yoga and massage as well as acupuncture. The service also hold a walking group and wig fitting service. For a list of all support services please contact the Centre or visit the website.

Where   Stranraer.

Location

Macmillan Suite, Galloway Community Hospital
Dalrymple Street
Stranraer DG9 7DQ
United Kingdom
54° 53' 55.0212" N, 5° 1' 22.854" W
GB