Our people

Meet the people who make up Macmillan. From the supporters who give their time to the health and social care professionals who are there for people affected by cancer and their families.

Patsy, diagnosed with cancer

When Patsy was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2004, her Macmillan nurse Erica was by her side every step of the way.

Patsy's story

Angela, cancer nurse specialist

Angela is a Macmillan breast cancer nurse specialist. She offers continuity of care and emotional and practical support for you and your family.

Macmillan nurses

Paul, Online Community member

Paul has been a member of our Online Community since being diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2010. He spends time chatting online to people and helping them find ways to get through the tough times.

Visit our Online Community

Kim, cancer information nurse specialist

As a specially-qualified nurse, Kim has the expertise to answer any medical questions you have about cancer. You can reach Kim, and other nurse specialists, on the Macmillan Support Line - they're just a phone call away.

Our Support Line

Wendy, occupational therapist

Wendy runs group sessions to build people's confidence and focuses on physical rehabilitation. Wendy runs hydrotherapy sessions in the swimming pool and provides tai chi classes to help with stress management.

Physical therapies

Keynes, oncology dietitian

Keynes is a Macmillan oncology dietitian. She sees people on the wards or in clinics, and offers them nutritional support or dietary advice.

Healthy eating

Helen, cancer nurse specialist

Helen is a Macmillan nurse specialising in lung cancer and mesothelioma. She's here when you need answers to questions, or when you're finding it hard to cope with side effects or symptoms.

Macmillan nurses

Zoe, cancer information and support manager

Zoe works on the Macmillan Support Line. She can answer your questions about cancer, help you find the words to talk to your family about it, or just listen if you need a chat.

Our Support Line

Peter, welfare rights advisor

Money worries are the last thing you need when you're facing the toughest fight of your life. But, if cancer's causing the bills to pile up, a chat with a welfare rights adviser, like Peter, could help you get back on top of things.

Benefits and your rights

Debbie, information manager

Debbie works in an information centre. If you or a loved one has cancer, or you're worried about cancer, Debbie can help answer questions, give you free booklets and leaflets, or just listen if you need to to talk things through.

Information and support centres

Karen, family support worker

Karen is a Macmillan family support worker. She provides emotional support for people with cancer and their loved ones during a very difficult time in their lives.

Talking therapies

Lesley, volunteer

Lesley volunteers at a Macmillan information centre, helping visitors and staff. Lesley's had cancer and experienced the support we offer first hand, so she knows only too well how vital it is and wanted to give something back to Macmillan.

Volunteer

Catherine, learning and development course leader

Catherine runs workshops for people affected by cancer. The courses help people regain control and feel more like themselves at a time when they may have lost confidence.

Find groups and talks near you

Angela, Boots Macmillan information pharmacists

Macmillan and Boots UK are working together to provide bespoke training to Boots pharmacists so they can help people affected by cancer get the support they need.

Boots Macmillan Information Pharmacists