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Macmillan Information and Support at Kings College Hospital

What   Information and support centre offering literature to aid understanding of treatments, side effects and diagnosis, in addition to a benefits advice service, access to support groups and a wig fitting service. No referral or appointment required.

Where   Denmark Hill

Who   People living with cancer and their loved ones

Location

Cicely Saunders Institute
Kings College Hospital Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS
United Kingdom
51° 28' 6.2184" N, 0° 5' 32.3916" W
GB

St Christopher's Bromley – Orpington Site

What   Hospice that provides support to people with complex conditons and life limiting conditions. It offers offer a community palliative care service and  clinics are available to patients being looked after at home. Services included welfare advisor, rehabilitation complementary therapy, counselling and other hospice services. Family and carers can access services such as bereavement support and spiritual care. For a full list of services offered please visit the website.

Location

Caritas House Tregony Road
Orpington, Kent BR6 9XA
United Kingdom
51° 21' 51.2496" N, 0° 5' 36.7872" E
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

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 (like yoga and massage) 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 loved ones, 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

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