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FORCE Cancer Support Centre - Non Macmillan

FORCE Cancer Support Centre - Non Macmillan

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FORCE offers information, emotional support and practical advice to anyone affected by cancer, at any point in their lives. The service is free and confidential and available to patients, their families and carers, as well as health professionals. FORCE provides: * A relaxed and comfortable purpose built Support Centre in Exeter, plus selected ‘outreach’ services in Tiverton and Okehampton. * An opportunity to ask questions about cancer treatment and side-effects from experienced Oncology Nurses * Highly skilled Support Specialists, who provide emotional support and practical guidance. * In-depth support in the form of Counselling is also available. * Individual assessment and advice from an experienced Oncology Physiotherapist who can help with the physical impact of cancer treatment and the management of fatigue * Group-based Exercise and Education Programmes * A range of Complimentary Therapies are available to both patients and their immediate carer, to promote relaxation and wellbeing * Benefits and Welfare Advice from an experienced Benefits Advisor. * Group Support for specific cancer sites, the management of anxiety ,mindfulness, relaxation, and Creative Art. * Acupuncture for anxiety, fatigue and hot flushes. * A health and well- being programme supporting patient and carers, at the time of diagnosis through to the end of treatment.

  • Opening times:

    09.30 - 16.30 Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 09.30 - 18.30 Wed (Closed Bank Holidays) Tiverton District Hospital (Thursday 10 am-4pm) Okehampton- Castle Ham Place ( Wednesday 10am-4pm) New- Honiton Hospital ( Fridays 9.30-3.30 pm)

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