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Macmillan Cancer Support Information Centre - Whipps Cross University Hospital

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. Open Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm. Please contact the service for further details.

Location

Whipps Cross University Hospital
Whipps Cross Rd Leytonstone
London E11 1NR
United Kingdom
51° 34' 46.7256" N, 0° 0' 15.8328" E
GB

Macmillan Cancer Support Information Centre - Newham University Hospital

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. Open Monday - Friday 9am - 4.30pm. Please contact the service for further details.

Location

Newham University Hospital
Glen Road
London E13 8SL
United Kingdom
51° 31' 20.7228" N, 0° 2' 5.3628" E
GB

Macmillan Cancer Support Information Centre at St. Bartholomew's Hospital

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, courses and workshops. Open Monday to Friday, 10am to 12 noon and 2pm-4.30pm (except bank holidays). Please contact the service for further details.

Location

St Bartholomew’s Hospital
West Smithfield
City of London EC1A 7BE
United Kingdom
51° 31' 5.4156" N, 0° 6' 5.3388" W
GB

Insurance With

What   Insurancewith was founded in 2007 when insurance professional Fiona Macrae was unable to find travel insurance at a reasonable price which also covered her cancer diagnosis. She founded Insurancewith with the aim of providing everyone with a medical condition with a fair and affordable travel insurance policy to cover their upcoming holidays. The medical travel insurance includes cover for the following:

Location

United Kingdom
GB

Secondary Breast Cancer Support Group

What   The Secondary Breast Cancer Support group supporting both men and woman with a diagnosis of incurable breast cancer. Secondary Breast Cancer offers emotional support, advice and friendships so that nobody with this diagnosis feels isolated.

Where   Online Facebook group

Who   Women and men who have incurable breast cancer that must request access to the Facebook group. 

Location

United Kingdom
GB

Heathers Horsham Cancer Support

What Heathers Cancer Support is an independent cancer self help group supported by Macmillan Cancer Support, which operates in line with their best practice guidelines. There are drop-in support meetings twice a month on the first and third Monday of each month (except Bank Holidays).  For further information please contact the service.

Where  Meetings take place between 2 pm and 4 pm in the hall behind the Unitarian Church in central Horsham

Location

Unitarian Church Hall
Worthing Road
Horsham RH12 1SL
United Kingdom
51° 3' 44.9424" N, 0° 19' 59.0736" W
GB

The Swallows Head and Neck Cancer Support

What   The Swallows Charity supports all people affected by head and neck cancers, patients, carers friends or relatives. The patient is the focus for support, help and signposting, however the role of carers and others is vital too, with their own support needs often overlooked. It is the charity's intention for every person affected by head and neck cancer to have access to support at the point they need it and by the method of their choice on a 24/7 basis.The charity hold and attend other outside wellbeing and conference events.

Location

The Michael Stenhouse Centre
68-70 Waterloo Road South Shore
Blackpool FY4 1AB
United Kingdom
53° 47' 56.2668" N, 3° 3' 5.5152" W
GB

Durham and District Women's Cancer Support Group

What   Durham and District Women's Cancer Support Group is a group of women who have/have had women's cancers. They meet primarily, for emotional support and practical help.

Where  They meet on the second Monday evening of each month, with the exception of August. Please meet in the Board Room, Headquarters of North Road, Durham DH1 5TW, 

meetings commence at 7.00 pm and finish at 8.30 pm.

Who   Women of any age who have or have previously suffered from women's cancers.

Location

University Hospital of North Durham
North Road
Durham DH1 5TW
United Kingdom
54° 46' 47.8092" N, 1° 35' 5.1828" W
GB

Great Aycliffe Cancer Support Group

What   The Great Aycliffe Cancer Support Group is for anyone who is or has been affected by cancer. They hold regular monthly meetings at 6.00pm to 7.30pm, on the first Thursday of every month, with the exception of August and January. The support group work with other organisations such as Macmillan Cancer Support as well as represent patients and carers views. We have regular guest speakers

Where  Newton Aycliffe Youth Centre

Who   18-85+, all guests are welcome

 

Location

Newton Aycliffe Youth Centre
Burn Lane
Newton Aycliffe DL5 4HT
United Kingdom
54° 37' 21.9576" N, 1° 34' 5.0628" W
GB

5k Your Way - Harwich

What    5K your way is a free running group aimed at people living with or beyond cancer, including friends, families, carers and healthcare professionals. You can run jog or walk your way through 5k. It runs the last Saturday of every month. For more information please visit website or email on the address above. 

Where   Please meet at the banstand at 8.40am.

Location

Cliff Park Dovercourt, Essex Co12 3LJ
United Kingdom
51° 56' 22.5852" N, 1° 17' 8.178" E
Essex GB