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Helplines

Macmillan Move More Hertfordshire

What      Macmillan Move More Hertfordshire is a positive behaviour change and physical activity programme, funded by Macmillan Cancer Support and working in partnership with the YMCA, along with Stevenage Leisure, Finesse Leisure and Broxbourne Leisure trusts. The programme is designed to encourage people living with cancer to become and stay more active throughout their cancer journey.

Location

YMCA
Charter House Charter Place
Watford , Hertfordshire WD17 2RT
United Kingdom
51° 39' 26.082" N, 0° 23' 48.3576" W
Hertfordshire 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

Aylesbury Vale Prostate Cancer Support Group

What    The Aylesbury Vale Prostate Cancer Support Group offer help for men, their partners and families at a time when they are worried about prostate cancer. The group includes Health Care Professionals and has links with other support groups and specialist charities. 

Where   The group meets on the first Monday of each quarter (lunchtime meetings)

Location

Thame Partnership Football Stadium
Meadow View Park
Oxfordshire OX9 3RN
United Kingdom
51° 45' 23.4432" N, 0° 58' 28.956" W
GB

'Beds' Prostate Cancer Support Group

What    The Beds Prostate Cancer Support Group is there to provide support for patients of prostate cancer amongst men of all ages.  The support group meetings provide an opportunity to get to know people who have been through treatment or are about to go through treatment, and a forum to ask questions or to have quiet chat with individuals.  Specialist speakers on prostate cancer are regularly invited to give presentations throughout the year, along with non-specialist speakers from time to time. Th

Location

Bedford Borough Bowling Club
Goldington Road
MK40 3NF
United Kingdom
52° 8' 24.342" N, 0° 27' 36.8568" W
GB

Northampton Prostate Cancer Support Group

What   The Northampton Prostate Cancer Support Group is a group of men that have all had prostate cancer. The group comes together to help men and their families going through what these men have experienced. The group supports men with prostate cancer and their families in the Northampton Area.

Where    Please meet at St. Johns at 7pm on the first Tuesday of every month.

Who   Men and their families who have been affected my prostate cancer. 

Location

St John's
675 Wellingborough Road
Weston Favell NN3 3JF
United Kingdom
52° 15' 10.0188" N, 0° 50' 54.3264" W
GB

The Swallows Head and Neck Cancer Helpline

What    The Swallows head and neck support group offer a 24/7 helpline. If you need to talk to someone who has been where you are and need some help, support or just talk then call now on 07504 725 059.

Who   The service is for both patients and carers or any family member. You are also welcome to join in at monthly patient and carers meetings, please contact the service for details.

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United Kingdom
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Brain Tumour Action

What   Brain Tumour Action provide information, support and counselling to brain tumour patients, their relatives and friends. The service offer a confidential helpline whereby people may to talk to a trained, experienced counsellor. The service also provides information leaflets and booklets available for individuals and hospital wards on various aspects of living with a brain tumour and advertise local groups up and down the country as well as running their own support group.

Location

Brain Tumour Action
25 Ann Street
Edinburgh EH4 1PL
United Kingdom
55° 57' 22.6728" N, 3° 12' 47.7648" W
GB

NET Patient Foundation - online support and helpline

What  NET Patient Foundation (NPF) is a UK wide charity solely dedicated to providing support and information to those affected by Neuroendocrine Cancer. From diagnosis, through treatment(s) and beyond, the charity offers expert-endorsed guidance, support, education and information to anyone affected by neuroendocrine cancer.  Services include online advice and information, a specialist nurse helpline, and a telephone counselling service.  Please see the website for more details.

Where  National.

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United Kingdom
GB

Grief Encounter

What   A free, open-access service, Grief Encounter offers everything from one-to-one counselling, group therapy, residentials, fun days, national e-counselling, memory making workshops and creative therapy sessions to bereaved children young people & their families, living in select regions of London, Essex & Bristol. The service professionally care and respond to young people’s needs when they require it the most. For locations and services please visit the website or call the number provided.

Location

The Lodge
17 East End Road
London N3 3QE
United Kingdom
51° 35' 48.912" N, 0° 11' 47.4756" W
GB

Cinnamon Trust

What   Cinnamon Trust is a national charity for the elderly, the terminally ill and their pets.  The charity provides long term care for pets whose owners have died or have moved to residential accommodation which will not accept pets.  Emergency care or short term care is also available for pets whose owners face a spell in hospital.

Where  A national network of over 15,000 community service volunteers and pet foster carers.

Who   A service for the elderly or terminally ill and their pets.

Location

United Kingdom
55° 22' 40.9836" N, 3° 26' 9.5028" W
GB