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Macmillan Support Services cover all of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust

Macmillan Support Services cover all of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust

Information and support centres

We can offer support for: Anticipatory Grief/Carers/Family Support; Patient Support; Bereavement Support. Macmillan Support Services offers emotional and social support to adults living in North Tyneside and Northumberland through one to one and group support. Available for people with a cancer diagnosis or life limiting illness and bereaved. Patients are assessed by a coordinator then support is provided by a volunteer. Support is offered to clients face to face within their own homes or at NHCT base. Telephone support may be offered due to current covid restrictions. Group/peer support may be offered via a Walk & Talk group or the Bereavement Café. We also hold an annual Remembrance service. Referral criteria: Adults Over 18. Living in, or with a GP in North Tyneside or Northumberland. Any cause of death. Any relationship. No current complex mental health issues. No current alcohol or drug dependency issues. Referral from health professionals. Referral via email/post

We offer:

  • Cancer information materials
  • Information
  • Opening times:

    9am-5pm

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