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Macmillan Information and Support Service, in Mid Essex

Macmillan Information and Support Service, in Mid Essex

Information and support centres

*This service will temporarily close from Friday 8 April, 2022. Non urgent queries can be directed to the Macmillan Information Centre at Southend on 01702 385101 where the staff and volunteers will be able to give advice and support. Alternatively, phone the Macmillan Support Line on 0808 808 00 00.* Staffed by Macmillan Information and Support Service Professionals and trained volunteers we are able to offer; literature on all aspects of living with and beyond cancer including specific tumour sites, treatments, side-effects and the emotional impact of a cancer diagnosis; Information on cancer related issues such as diet, fatigue, hair loss, work, travel and coping with the cost of cancer; Emotional support and the opportunity to talk to someone in a relaxed environment; Signposting to other services such as counselling, holistic therapies and support for carers; Contact details for local support groups for both patients and their families/carers; Help with completing grant applications and signposting to welfare benefits advice; HOPE courses; Health and wellbeing events

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