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The Macmillan Information and Support Centre at Chelsea and Westminster NHS FDN Trust

The Macmillan Information and Support Centre at Chelsea and Westminster NHS FDN Trust

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DUE TO THE OUTBREAK OF THE COVID-19 VIRUS COMPLEMENTARY THERAPY/COUNCELLING, GROUP ACTIVITIES AND WALK-INS ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. ONLY TELEPHONE CONTACT WILL BE AVAILABLE. We provide free, confidential cancer information and support to anyone affected by cancer, including those affected by HIV related cancers. We also warmly welcome family and friends of anyone affected by cancer. Our Macmillan information and support centre offers a wide range of high quality information, easy read information and provides emotional support in a calm, safe environment. The centre manager can guide you through practical information and provide emotional support which is tailored to your individual needs. Support can range from information about cancer and its treatment, signposting for finance and benefits advice, to stress management, relaxation, and practical advice. You don’t need an appointment, just drop-in to speak to the manager or the team of trained volunteers during our opening hours. If you are making a special visit, please call us first to make sure there is someone here to see you. We offer a complementary therapy service (3 days a week) and a counseling service (one day a week)- Please note these specific services are for Chelsea and Westminster Patients and families only. We also offer an informal support group called Coffee and Chat (every other Wednesday morning from 10.30am). Please call the centre for dates and times. We also run the HOPE Course (a patient empowerment course) twice yearly in Spring and Autumn. Please contact us for dates.

We offer:

  • Cancer information materials
  • Complementary therapies
  • Counselling
  • Internet use available
  • Support from Health Professionals
  • Volunteering activities
  • Opening times:

    From 9th December Monday 9am – 6.30pm; Tuesday 9am-5pm; Wednesday 9am-5pm; Thursday 9-4pm; Friday 9-4pm (volunteer cover 10am-3pm every second Friday)

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