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General Information and Advice

Penny Brohn - Living Well Course

What   Penny Brohn UK are now delivering Living Well Courses from Dumfries House, Ayrshire. This is a two-day, non-residential course that explores the various aspects of our Whole Life Approach and how it can help you live well with the impacts of cancer. You’ll discover simple ways to eat well, manage stress and stay active to support your on-going health. For more information please contact the service.
 
Where   Dumfries House, Ayrshire.
 

Location

Health & Wellbeing Centre
Dumfries House Cumnock
Ayrshire KA18 2NJ
United Kingdom
55° 27' 20.0196" N, 4° 18' 28.6488" W
GB

Careology- Cancer Management App

What  A cancer diagnosis is daunting and managing your treatment, symptoms and side effects can feel complicated and confusing. When you’re unwell and feeling scared, vulnerable, and powerless, Careology will help you tackle it. Careology believe you may be a patient, but you’re still the same person you were before your diagnosis, but with new challenges to confront. They also believe thoughtful technology can help make things a little less complicated at a time when they’re complicated enough already.

Location

United Kingdom
GB

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

Move4you - Chase Farm Hospital

What   Move4you is a 12-week structured exercise programme which is cancer specific provided by Tottenham Hotspurs Foundation, supporting and delivering interventions to cancer patients. For more information please contact the service or visit the website.

Where   The Chase Farm Hospital, please contact the service for specific meeting dates/times.

Location

Chase Farm Hospital
127 The Ridgeway
Enfield, Middlesex EN2 8JL
United Kingdom
51° 39' 58.5252" N, 0° 6' 14.7672" W
Middlesex 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