A national charity that provides a wide range of support for people suffering with cancer and for their carers. Includes up-to-date, expert information as well as practical, medical, emotional, and financial support. Can aso provide benefits advice and grants for anything from heating bills to travel costs. Cancer support specialists are available for everyone with cancer. Call the support line or visit the website for more details. Helpline is open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Telephone: 0808 808 0121 for general enquiries, or, support line 0808 808 000
- Macmillan Information Hub, The Atrium, Gloucester Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester, GL1 3NN
- 0808 808 0121
A relaxed, comfortable drop-in centre near Charlton Kings that offers practical, social and emotional support with professional staff anytime between 9 and 5 pm Monday to Friday. There is also an on-line community for support. Courses and workshops are offered and many aspects of managing with cancer, including emotions; finances; nutrition; exercise; travel and medical advice.