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Lung Cancer

The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation - Helpline

What  National helpline and support service providing information and advice for people with questions about lung cancer. The service also provides online information and signposting to local events and support groups. Please see the website or call the helpline for details.

Where  Nationwide

Who   People with questions or concerns about lung cancer

Location

United Kingdom
GB

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

Cancer Wellbeing Centre

What   Support centre providing a range of complementary therapies including reiki, reflexology, Indian head massage, mindfulness, relaxation and visulisation sessions. 

Where   Linda McCartney Centre, Royal Liverpool University Hospital

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

Location

Linda McCartney Centre
Prescot Street
Liverpool L7 8XP
United Kingdom
53° 24' 38.1672" N, 2° 57' 53.5032" W
GB

Maggie's Centre Newcastle

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  Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

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

Location

Freeman Hospital
Melville Grove
Newcastle Upon Tyne NE7 7NU
United Kingdom
55° 0' 11.5164" N, 1° 35' 22.7076" W
GB

Lyndale Cancer Support Centre

What   Support centre providing a range of services including support groups, complementary therapy sessions, craft workshops, benefits advice and a will writing service.  For more information and a full list of services please visit the website.

Where   Huyton, Liverpool

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

Location

40 Huyton Lane Huyton
Liverpool L36 7XG
United Kingdom
53° 24' 51.7428" N, 2° 50' 14.8488" W
GB

Penny Brohn UK

What  Support centre providing physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual support to help anyone affected by cancer. The centre offers free courses, groups and individual counselling sessions, and a range of complementary therapies that can help in areas such as diet, exercise, relationships and managing stress. Please see the website for details.  

Where  Bristol area 

Who  People living with cancer

Location

Chapel Pill Lane Pill
Bristol BS20 0HH
United Kingdom
51° 28' 46.4844" N, 2° 40' 13.386" W
Bristol GB

Macmillan Helpline

What   Information and advice service for cancer related questions, advice and signposting to services, as well as help with clinical, practical and financial related information. The helpline is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm.  

Where   Nationwide

Who   People with questions about cancer

Location

United Kingdom
GB

Guy's Cancer Centre

What  Major cancer treatment and outpatiet centre at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital. The centre treats many different cancer types, offering Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy, drug biologial target therapies, surgery, transplants, as well as supportive care through the Dimbleby Cancer Care drop in information and support centre.  Most of the services offered are situated within the Cancer Centre or on the wards at Guy's or St Thomas'. Guy's Cancer also operates a satelite service at Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup.

Location

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

The Loss Foundation Oxford

What  Charity providing support to those dealing with bereavement following the loss of a loved one, family member or friend to cancer. It provides a variety of support events, workshops and training to help people deal with loss, and can connect you with others in a similar position. The groups are run by psychologists, doctors and other professionals which need to be booked in advance. Further details can be found on their website.

Location

Kendrew Lodge St John’s College, St Giles
Oxford OX1 3JP
United Kingdom
51° 45' 22.0608" N, 1° 15' 31.5216" W
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