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Colchester University Hospital and Macmillan Information Centre
Macmillan Cancer Support Centre
Tel. number: 01206 745347

What   Macmillan run a confidential, volunteer-led Information and Support Service. They provide practical advice and signposting to other agencies to supply you with services you require.  Macmillan can provide emotional support to anyone who has been affected by cancer, offer support groups, self-help workshops, counselling, welfare and benefits advice and telephone support. The centre has a huge range of information booklets that are free of charge. An appointment is not needed; just call in and let us know what you need. 

The Macmillan Counselling Service offers specialist counselling at Colchester General Hospital to individuals affected by cancer. This includes patients with any type of cancer at any stage of treatment and their families and carers. The Macmillan Counselling Service, which is for people aged 18 and over, is a collaborative service between Colchester; Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust; North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group and Macmillan Cancer Support.

Where   Colchester General Hospital

Who    Referrals to the service can be made by specialist cancer doctors and nurses at Colchester Hospital Trust and its palliative care team, GPs and district nurses. Patients and carers can also refer themselves by calling 

Available for friends and family
Last updated 16/10/2018