What CISS offers information, emotional support and one to one counselling to anyone affected by cancer across South West Wales, whether they are a patient, carer, family member or friend. All of the services are free and carried out by qualified counsellors. For those unable to access, the centre has a unique outreach service which takes support to the home, workplace or other convenient locatio on a weekly basis. for more information on service please visit the website or call number provided.
What The Somerset Prostate Support Association is an emotional support group that serves as a source of help and support for men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer and to give aid to them and their families. The group brings in speakers on topics relating to prostate cancer, and holds social events occasionally.
What Scarborough Myeloma Support Group offers support to people affected by Myeloma including patients, carers, family and friends. The group provides support, information and resources, and an opportunity to share experiences with others over a cup of tea. For more information, please visit the website.
What The Gynae Cancer Support Group is a support group for women who have undergone or who are receiving treatment for any type of gynaecological cancer - including ovarian, cervical, endometrial, peritoneal and vulval. The aim of the group is to help and connect those affected by a gynaecological cancer and offer emotional support, provide information, arrange speakers and organise social events. Please contact the service for further details.
What The 'Janey' Mobile cancer care unit works in partnership with The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust. MCCU can hold 4 treatment chairs on board, and each unit can treat up to 12 and 15 patients a day. The MCCUs visit a number of locations each week to give treatments and they allow patients to save time by having their cancer care closer to home, saving them time and energy to be with the people that mean the most.
What Dimbleby Cancer Care offers a range of help and support for people with cancer, their carers and families, including information and advice, psychological support, specialist welfare benefits advice, complementary therapies and support groups. Complementary therapies on offer range from relaxation and stress mangement courses, acupuncture, reflexology, and reiki. Dimbleby also host monthly Look Good Feel Better make up workshops, please contact Dimbleby to book your place.
What Cancer Support Yorkshire services are free to access and completely confidential. The wellbeing service provided is there to help with the emotional and physical effects of a cancer diagnosis. Cancer Support Yorkshire offer a wide range of complementary therapies such as hypnotherapy, bowen technique, reiki, and aromatherapy. They also offer a wide range of support groups, including mind body and art sessions, a carers group, including bereavement support, transportation services and benefits advice.
What Maples Cancer Care provides free care and support to Rotherham people who have been diagnosed with cancer, and also provides the same support to their main carer. The service is there to help people to cope and improve their quality of their life whilst living through or after a cancer diagosis. The trained and experienced staff understand the effects cancer can have on people’s lives and are used to working with people at all stages of their illness.
What Hollyhocks cancer support group is open to anyone affected by cancer, whatever stage of their journey or type of cancer, in the local area. Carers, partners, relatives or friends of those with cancer are very welcome to come along too. The group is designed to help the attendee by sharing practical and emotional support, peer support, information and encouragement and friendly chat over tea and coffee.
What The Macmillan Cancer Support Information Centre provides free information and support to anyone affected by cancer. The service offers someone to talk to, face to face in confidence, in a comfortable environment. They can signpost and refer to other services eg Clinical Nurse Specialists, Genetics, Counselling, Pampering Therapy service, Tenovus Welfare Rights Advice and local Voluntary Organisations etc. Patients are free to take away information to read in their own time from the centres.