What The Cancer Services Team at the Douglas Macmillan Oncology Unit provides treatment for patients through surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Working together with St Margaret’s Hospice, they also provide palliative care services. The service have a team of co-ordinators who track patients with suspected cancer from their referral by GP to first treatment to ensure that all tests and appointments are undertaken quickly.
What The York Prostate Support Group is a vital network of people who can offer help and support, information, guidance and above that friendship and understanding for people affected by prostate cancer. This patient led support group will enable you to get together and share experiences in a positive way.
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.
What Cambridge Cancer Help Centres offers emotional, practical and social support to all those affected by cancer including family, friends and carers, including bereavement support, carer support, courses for managing stress, help for families and carers, gardening groups, support for young people, and fitness classes. For a full list of support groups and workshops, please visit the website to see what is available at Maggie's Oxford Centre.
What Clifford House is Part of St Lukes Hospice and is a new facility run by St Luke’s for anyone in Sheffield affected by an illness that has no cure. No medical care or clinical treatment is offered at Clifford House. There are a plethora of activities to take part in including creative writing dancing for health, cookery classes, positive thinking, indoor bowls, morning yoga,complementary thearpy and more, as well as citizen advice and information sessions.
What The Myton Hospices in Rugby, Coventry, and Warwick provide end of life care to those with life-limiting illnesses such as cancer. Their services include an inpatient unit, day hospice, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, counselling, children and teen services, complementary therapies, spiritual care, clinical psychology, and hairdressing. They also provide a variety of services for carers/families; for a full list please visit their website.
Where Myton Lane, Warwick.
What The aim of the Droylsden prostate support group is to provide help, emotional and practical support and information to men, who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, and to their families.
Where Meetings are usually held on the first Thursday of the month at 6pm. To find out more about the group please get in touch with the main contact as listed above - or you can call the helpline for further information on 0800 035 5302.
What The aim of the Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia East Midlands Support Group is to provide support and a place to meet others going through the same journey for anyone affected by Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML). For information on meeting dates please contact the group.
Where East Midlands
Who Anyone affected by Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML)
What The Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust Paediatric Oncology Service offers support for the psychological and social needs of children and young people during and for a period of time after a diagnosis of cancer. Support is offered for those pre-diagnosis of blood borne cancers. Support is offered through a multi disciplinary team including a Play Therapist, Play Specialist, LATCH Social Workers and LATCH Family Support Worker. The service is also for the families of the patients.
What Big C Centre, King's Lynn provides emotional, practical and social support to all those affected by cancer. The Centre offer a variety of cancer related information and services such as scarf tying, complementary therapies counselling family support, relaxation group, herb and nutrition group and men's cancer group. Some of their services are by appointment only, so please visit their website to find out more.
Where Located in the heart of Great Yarmouth