What St Margaret's Hospice Care provides end of life care to those with life-limiting illnesses such as cancer. Through their medical and nursing staff and specialist support services, they provide physical, emotional and spiritual care to patients and their loved ones. They also offer a wide range of complementary therapies, such as aromatherapy, massage, reflexology and diversional therapy for patients.
What Cancer Care Centre at York Hospital offers psychological and emotional support for patients and families. There is an information service, access to complementary therapies, benefit and welfare advice and hair loss support. The centre can also advise about local support groups designed to help patient and family members cope with initial diagnosis, during treatment and after; as well as hosting ‘Look Good…Feel Better’ skincare and make-up workshops to help combat the visible side-effects of cancer treatment.
What Cruse Bereavement Care is here to support you after the death of someone close . Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.Cruse offers face-to-face, telephone, email and website support.
What Coping With Cancer North East offers a variety of services at different venues in the North East. The services are run by volunteers and are free of charge to the users. The services on offer include acupuncture, complementary therapies, counselling, palliative care. They offer a wide range of therapies across the region including Reiki, Indian head massage, and reflexology. Please visit their website to find a service near you.
What St Luke's Hospice provide specialist palliative care to people in Sheffield who have advanced and progressive illnesses for which there are no cures.
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 Cwmbran Chronic Blood Cancer Support Group is to provide support and a place to meet others going through the same journey for anyone affected by a chronic blood cancer. For information on meeting dates please contact the group.
Who Anyone affected by a chronic blood cancer
What Together against cancer provides support to cancer patients and similar conditions through education, complementary therapies, public awareness and medical aid. They also offer nutritional guidance, practical workshops and one-to-one therapies. Visit their website for more information.
Where Located north of Leicester.
What The Hummingbird cancer support and therapy centre is a great place to meet people, get information, talk to the team, be pampered and have fun. The centre have created a space for you to come and relax, have the opportunity to talk to people who can help and support you both practically and emotionally and share your experience over a 'cuppa'.