Benefit advice and general advice re debt , housing , work issues , help with costs , heating . The service also assists with form filling and the Macmillan Benefit Adviser can assist with representation at appeals if required . Patients and carers are usually seen in the hospital as outpatients or inpatients although home visits may be available. The service aims to increase awareness amongst patients , carers , health care professionals and those working in the cancer arena.
The service is available to anyone affected by cancer who is attending South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust. Those out of the Middlesbrough area may also be advised on benefit / support services closer to home for their convenience.
Service available: 9am-4 pm, Monday to Friday. Drop in , email or telephone for general advice and appointments