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The Cove - Macmillan Information and Support Centre in Truro

The Cove - Macmillan Information and Support Centre in Truro

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WE ARE VERY SORRY BUT THE COVE IS CLOSED UNTIL 1st SEPTEMBER 2020 WHEN BOOKABLE APPOINTMENTS WILL BE AVAILABLE. HOWEVER WE ARE CURRENTLY RUNNING A VIRTUAL COVE SERVICE. IF YOU NEED TO SPEAK TO ANY OF THE TEAM THEN PLEASE PHONE 01872 256363 OR EMAIL THECOVE@NHS.NET. ONE OF THE TEAM WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM 9 TO 5PM MONDAY TO FRIDAY. FOR CITIZENS ADVICE PHONE 01872 672090. THIS IS AN ANSWER PHONE SO PLEASE LEAVE A MESSAGE AND SOMEONE WILL PHONE YOU BACK. THE MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT LINE IS ALSO AVAILABLE PLEASE PHONE 0808 8080000. We know that a cancer diagnosis affects all areas of your life, so we’re here to help you find information and support when you need it. From information about specific types of cancer, treatments and how best to live with it, to support with finances and benefits, diet, exercise, the way you look and even if you just need someone to talk things through with. We can help give you back some feeling of control and help you feel more confident about the future. We’ve got comfy spaces where you can take time out, a friendly cafe, and private rooms for if you prefer somewhere quiet. We also host regular support groups and events throughout the year. There’s a warm welcome & support waiting for you including: Information leaflets; Advice & support; Café with indoor & outdoor seating; Relaxed lounge area; Specific room & facilities for teenagers and young adults (16-24 yrs); Benefits advice; Dietetic advice (Fri am drop in); Information about support groups. The following services require a professional referral, pre-booked appointment or are ad-hoc: Health & well Being Events (ad-hoc); Look Good feel Better (pre book); Wig service (pre book); Hats & Scarves (pre book); Patient self-management courses (professional referral); Counselling service (professional referral); Psychological service (professional referral). Please phone before making a special journey for any service that you haven’t got an appointment for. To find out more about the Cove Macmillan Support Centre watch our video at

We offer:

  • Cancer information materials
  • Complementary therapies
  • Counselling
  • Dietary therapy
  • Information
  • Internet use available
  • Support from Health Professionals
  • Benefits Advice
  • Look Good, Feel Better
  • Self Help & Support Groups
  • Signposting to other services
  • User groups
  • Volunteering activities
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