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.
Head and Neck Cancer
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Who Carers who provide unpaid support to a relative or friend who has cancer
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
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
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.