What The Macmillan Information and Support Service provides quality and comprehensive information and support, to anyone who has concerns about cancer, including family, friends and carers. The service works with health care professionals to enhance and supplement information already provided in areas such as transport, health improvement programmes, local support services available, finances, treatment and care.
What The Meningioma & Low Grade Support Group is open to anyone who has been affected by a meningioma, non-malignant or low grade brain tumour, whether you are a patient, a family member, a friend or a carer.
Where NHS Macmillan Wellbeing Centre, Beaufort House, Southmead Hospital.
Dates for 2019:
What Exeter Leukaemia Fund (ELF) is a registered charity supporting patients and their families attending the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital who are affected by blood cancers and blood disorders. ELF provides support to lighten the load for patients and families. At the hospital ELF provides its own support services, including patient transport services, and funds NHS nurses and supporting patient roles. In the community, ELF provides @home volunteer befriending and task based support services.
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: 1 in 3 Cancer Support provides a wide variety of services to help make life easier for cancer patients. These services include cleaning your house while you are undergoing treatment or providing financial support for a temporary cleaner, sending flowers to you or a loved one who is undergoing treatment, and providing you with people to chat with or part cover the cost of counseling.
Where: Carrickfergus/ North East Antrim
Who: People living with cancer in Northern Ireland.
What Balloons provides support for children, young people and their families before an expected death, and following the death of someone significant in their lives. Balloons offers a wide range of practical, emotional and social support to children, young people and their families.
What Bournemouth Cancer Support Centre offers emotional and physical care to people living with or affected by any type of cancer. Befriending, counselling and complementary therapies, such as aromatherapy, yoga, reflexology and reiki, are provided as non-clinical treatments for patients and their families. Children are welcome, as well as adults of any age, with any type of cancer, and at any stage. Bournemouth Cancer Support Centre offers activities such as support groups, yoga, and crafting.
What Coping with Cancer provides practical and emotional support to anyone affected by cancer including family members and carers.
What Warwick Hospital bereavement service offers practical advice and support about what needs to be done after a death, and provides carers with guidance. Carers will need the medical certificate of cause of death completed by a doctor before registering the death. This service provides practical help and information leaflets for bereaved families and friends.
Where Lakin Road, Warwick.
What ‘Sing with Us’ choirs are for anyone affected by cancer. Tenovus realise it can be isolating and stressful so help by bringing people together to provide a much-needed release, and help them to cope. As well as being a way for people affected by cancer to find support, friendship and fun, the choirs have a could help with reducing anxiety and depression. For more information please contact the service on details above or call the support line.