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Tameside & Glossop Macmillan Cancer Information & Support Service at Tameside Hospital

Tameside & Glossop Macmillan Cancer Information & Support Service at Tameside Hospital

Information and support centres

No one should face cancer alone. We offer emotional support and practical information to anyone affected by cancer. Access to information & support on all aspects of living with cancer e.g work, finances, benefits, social concerns, emotional issues and managing side effects. A comfortable room where you can talk to someone in private. The opportunity to discuss what you are going through. The opportunity to have your voice heard & if you wish give feedback to inform & improve service. Encourage people to talk about cancer benefits & financial advice, or refer you to Macmillan financial & benefits specialists for support. Information and support over the phone for those not able to access the service in person. We can put you in touch with support groups & social events in your area. We can signpost & refer to support services including: physiotherapy, complementary therapies, emotional support and counselling service. Being Active courses which offers gentle exercise appropriate to you. Head Start, Looking good feeling Better, volunteer support.

We offer:

  • Befriending
  • Cancer information materials
  • Cancer information materials in other languages
  • Complementary therapies
  • Counselling
  • Financial support
  • Information
  • Internet use available
  • Spoken interpretation service
  • Support from Health Professionals
  • Telephone helpline
  • Benefits Advice
  • Look Good, Feel Better
  • Other services
  • Outreach
  • Self Help & Support Groups
  • Signposting to other services
  • User groups
  • Volunteering activities
  • Opening times:

    Monday - Friday 09.00 - 16.00

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