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Holistic Needs Assessment: Planning your care and support

Booklet
Published: 01 Jul 2020
Next review: 01 Jul 2023
Edition: 5
HNA Planning care and support cover image E05
This leaflet is about a Holistic Needs Assessment (HNA). An HNA identifies any concerns you may have when you have been diagnosed with cancer.
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Published: 01 Jul 2020
Next review: 01 Jul 2023
Edition: 5
This leaflet is about a Holistic Needs Assessment (HNA). An HNA identifies any concerns you may have when you have been diagnosed with cancer.

About this booklet

This leaflet is about a Holistic Needs Assessment (HNA). An HNA identifies any concerns you may have when you are diagnosed with cancer. These may be physical, emotional, practical, financial and spiritual. The leaflet explains what happens at an HNA and has information about making a care plan.

How we can help

Macmillan Cancer Support Line
The Macmillan Support Line offers confidential support to people living with cancer and their loved ones. If you need to talk, we'll listen.
Clinical Information Nurse Specialists
Our Cancer Information Nurse Specialists are dedicated cancer nurses available to talk to on our Macmillan Cancer Support Line. 
Financial guidance
Financial issues can cause worry when someone becomes ill. You may be able to claim benefits to help you in your situation. You may also be able to get financial assistance from other organisations.