Macmillan Support and Information Service – UCLH

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Offers advice and support to anyone affected by cancer or a haematological condition, including family and carers, at any stage of their care pathway – from diagnosis, throughout treatment and beyond.

The service provides:

  • Emotional support and information
  • Booklets and leaflets about cancer types, haematological conditions and many other topics
  • Welfare and benefits advice
  • Wig and scarf-tying advice
  • Complementary therapies, such as massage and relaxation
  • Diet and nutrition advice
  • Psychological care and counselling
  • A wellbeing programme of workshops, courses, events, and support groups, including ​​Cancer Support Group and Haematology Support Group (see Downloads)

Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

For all cancer patients in Camden (regardless of whether they are patients or not at UCLH)


How to refer

Self-referral

Support and information drop-in: Mon–Fri, 09.30–17:00.

Welfare and benefits drop-in: Tues and Thurs, 11.30–13.30.

The timings of the drop-ins may sometimes change, so please advise patients to phone before coming to make sure the drop-ins are running.



General Contact Details

t: 020 3447 8663

e: uclh.supportandinformation@nhs.net

w: https://www.uclh.nhs.uk/ourservices/servicea-z/cancer/css/mcic/pages/home.aspx

Service Address

Ground Floor, University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre, UCLH, Huntley St, London WC1E 6AG


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Last updated: Jun 11th, 2019
Review date: Oct 16th, 2019