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Cancer Wellbeing and Support Centre

Cancer wellbeing and support centreThe new Cancer Wellbeing & Support Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital is open to provide vital information and support to anyone who has been affected by cancer. The Centre is run by the Macmillan Information and Support Service Managers, Vicky and Caroline.

We offer a welcoming, friendly environment for patients, families and carers to come in and talk about what matters to them, at all stages of their cancer journey. In addition, we are here to provide extra support and resource to our secondary care colleagues in the hospital, GPs and primary care colleagues.

You can read a press release, about the opening of the centre here.

Services

The services being provided in the Centre include:

  • Specialist cancer information and support
  • Benefits advice, financial support and signposting
  • Practical support
  • Lifestyle advice (healthy eating, exercise both before, during and after treatment)
  • Self help and support groups
  • Hair and skincare advice

In addition to the above services, we will also be offering in the near future:

  • Complementary therapies
  • Counselling services

Some of these services will require a booked appointment, others are operated as a drop-in service.

Opening times

Monday to Friday 9:30am to 4:30pm.

Contact information

We are here to provide cancer support to you as a patient, your families and carers or any health professionals needing further information to support their patients. Please contact our service by calling Vicky or Caroline on 01553 214547 or 01553 613985 or emailing miss@qehkl.nhs.uk

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