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Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service – Blackpool Teaching Hospitals

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service

The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service aim to provide equal access to good quality information and a range of services that provide holistic support to any patient with cancer, along with their relatives and carers in a safe and welcoming environment.

The Macmillan Information and Support Centre provide a confidential, drop-in service for anyone affected by cancer. The centre is staffed by the Macmillan information support manager, officer, assistant and volunteers.

They are open Monday to Friday, 09:30 – 16:00.

They offer:

  • Literature on all aspects of living with cancer
  • The opportunity to discuss treatments, side effects and other cancer related issues
  • Information and support over the phone for those unable to access the service in person
  • Access to a private room where you can talk to someone in confidence
  • Home visits available for people unable to come to the hospital or local GP surgery
  • Health needs assessments

They also provide:

  • Links to clinical teams
  • Links to local and national support services
  • Referral to other available support services
  • Signposting to self help and support groups
  • Links to voluntary and statutory agencies
  • Look Good Feel Better pampering workshops


Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Whinney Heys Rd, Blackpool, FY3 8NR

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