Useful information and links

Macmillan Support Line—access to emotional support and nurses who can talk to you about treatments. Open 8am to 8pm, every day including weekends and Bank Holidays, Freephone Tel: 0808 808 0000

Macmillan Financial Guidance (pensions, mortgages, insurance, Wills, etc)

Macmillan Benefits and Welfare Rights (help with benefits, grants, blue badges, transport costs, free prescriptions, carers allowance, etc)

Macmillan Work and Cancer team (for concerns about rights at work and workplace problems following a cancer diagnosis, for patients and their family/carers and employers, managers and colleagues)

Macmillan energy team (for help with gas, electricity, oil and heating)

Macmillan Online Community (chat to others about living with cancer)

Buddy Service (chat to someone who has had a cancer experience and can support you)

Macmillan Specialist Counselling through BUPA (6 free sessions for people affected by cancer)

Macmillan Digital Storytelling Project (enables people who have been affected by cancer to tell their story with the aim of improving future services)

Macmillan Campaigning (improving cancer services and experiences)

Boots Macmillan information Pharmacists (contact via a Boots Store)

Boots Macmillan Beauty Advisors (contact via a Boots Store)

SafeFit Cancer Exercise Programme (in conjunction with Macmillan, an online resource for people with a cancer diagnosis)