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Head and Neck Cancer

The Underground Training Station

What   Fitness charity that support and help people through prescribed exercise to aid recovery from mental health issues, cancer and other illnesses.  The foundation’s purpose is to provide accessible and free structured coaching nutrition advice, health and well-being sessions, to vulnerable community groups across the Wirral and at facility sites. For more information please visit the website.

Where  The Underground Training Station, Newhall Lane

Location

The Newhall Lane Holylake
CH47
United Kingdom
53° 23' 19.8348" N, 3° 10' 32.8224" W
GB

Macmillan Support Line

What  Telephone helpline providing information and advice service for cancer related questions, advice and signposting to services, as well as help with clinical, practical and financial related information.

Where  Nationwide

Who  People living with cancer and their loved ones

Location

United Kingdom
GB

Daft as a Brush - Transport Services

What   Car service offering free transport to and from hospital for cancer outpatient appointments.  If required, a member of the Daft as a Brush team can also stay with the patient whilst they have their treatment and then bring them back home. ​For more information please visit the website. 

Where   Northumberland, North and South Tyneside, Durham, Newcastle upon Tyne and surrounding areas

Location

Daft as a Brush House
Gosforth
Newcastle NE3 2DR
United Kingdom
55° 1' 4.9656" N, 1° 37' 21.6552" W
GB

Sunflowers - Cancer Support Centre

What  Support service and centre for people living with cancer and their loved ones in Merseyside. Services offered include counselling, complementary therapies, art and craft therapies, exercise classes, social and support groups and more.

Where  Merseyside

Who  People living with cancer and their loved ones

Location

21 Aigburth Rd Liverpool
Merseyside L17 4JR
United Kingdom
53° 22' 48.4032" N, 2° 57' 3.3696" W
GB

Maggie's Centre Merseyside

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  The Clatterbridge Hospital, Merseyside

Who  People living with cancer, their family, friends and carers

Location

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre
Clatterbridge Road Bebington
Wirral CH63 4JY
United Kingdom
53° 19' 46.4808" N, 3° 1' 18.1596" W
GB

Maggie's Centre Cambridge

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   Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

Who   People living with cancer, family, friends and carers

Location

Addenbrooke's Hospital
21 Milton House Puddicombe Way
Cambridge CB2 0AD
United Kingdom
52° 10' 39.0648" N, 0° 8' 16.4328" E
GB

Look Good Feel Better

What  Charity running skincare, makeup and personal grooming workshops to help patients manage the visible side effects of cancer treatment. Led by LGFB beauty volunteers, the sessions are an opportunity to meet others in a similar situation whilst being taught vital skills such as how to draw on missing eyebrows and eyelashes. Sessions are available in hospitals, cancer support centres and community groups across the UK, as well as online tutorials.

Where  Nationwide

Location

United Kingdom
GB

Dimbleby Cancer Care - Drop-in Centre

What  Drop-in centre providing information and advice for people with cancer, their carers and families. Services include access to psychological support, specialist welfare benefits advice, complementary therapies and support groups. Complementary therapies on offer range from relaxation and stress mangement courses, acupuncture, reflexology, and reiki. The centre also hosts monthly Look Good Feel Better make up workshops. Please see the website for details.

Where   Guy’s Cancer Centre, Guy's Hospital 

Location

Cancer Centre, Welcome Villiage Great Maze Pond
London SE1 9RT
United Kingdom
51° 30' 8.766" N, 0° 5' 16.35" W
GB

Paul's Cancer Support Centre

What    Cancer support centre that offers counselling, support groups, self-management, wellbeing activities and complementary therapies to people living with cancer. It includes courses to offer can help to reduce levels of stress, create a sense of well-being, and provide opportunities to meet others in a similar situation. Please check the website for more information and a full list of services. 

Where   Battersea, South London

Location

1st Floor
20-22 York Road
London SW11 3QA
United Kingdom
51° 28' 12.63" N, 0° 10' 22.1592" W
GB