Practical preparation before and after treatment

If you're going into hospital to have treatment you might need to organise some practical issues such as childcare and pet care. It can also help to make a list of things you'll need to do before you go and what you'll need to take with you.

  • Checklist

    Plan ahead around the impact of your treatment.

  • Childcare

    Get information about childcare providers and help with childcare costs.

  • After treatment

    Find out how healthcare professionals can help you after treatment.

  • Looking after someone

    There are a variety of practical issues you may find yourself having to deal with as a carer.

  • Pet care

    It can be difficult to look after a pet when you have cancer and you may need to plan for their care.

  • Young people looking after someone with cancer

    Read our advice about getting support as a young carer.