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 Prospect Hospice in Swindon provides end of life care for those with life-limiting illnesses such as cancer. The hospice has an inpatient care service which includes pain management treatments and respite care. They also have physiotherapists and occupational therapists who offer a range of therapies and treatments for each patient. They also offer support to carers and those most important to the person being referred, including family and friends For a full list of services please check their website.
What The Bridlington Prostate Cancer Support Group offers help and support, information, guidance and above that friendship and understanding for people affected by prostate cancer.
What The aim of the group is to offer the opportunity for women who have tested positive for the BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 gene mutation to support each other and to create a safe and confidential space, to meet others and share experiences over coffee. Meetings are by invitation only and you can find out more about coming along by getting in contact with the service.
Where The group meets regularly at KIMS hospital, Maidstone.
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 The Little Princess Trust provides free real hair wigs to children and young people up to the age of 24 who are experiencing hair loss as a result of cancer treatment. Receiving a free real hair wig can help restore an individual’s self-esteem and contribute to their feeling of well-being.In order to access a free wig, simply email or telephone the Charity which will put you in contact with an independent wig fitter located as near as possible to you.
What The cancer information centres at the University Hospital of North Tees and the University Hospital of Hartlepool provide a confidential service for anyone with questions or concerns about cancer. The centres offer booklets, leaflets and other sources of information free of charge, and visitors can also access welfare benefits and financial advice.
Where University Hospital of Hartlepool, Holdforth Road, Hartlepool.
What The Plymouth 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. The Chestnut Appeal supports the group and provides speakers.
What The aim of the Forth Valley Haematology Support Group is to provide support and a place to meet others going through the same journey for anyone who has been diagnosed with a blood cancer. For information on meeting dates please contact the group.
Where Forth Valley including Clackmannanshire, Falkirk, and Stirling areas
Who Anyone who has been diagnosed with a blood cancer