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Cancer information and support details

Below are a list of local services available for patients and their relatives affected by cancer

Address & contact details

Activities

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service, Chester le Street Hospital

Tel: 0191 387 6303

Chester Le Street Hospital
Front Street
Chester Le Street
DH3 3AT

0.6 miles away

This is an information outreach point, it is staffed infrequently. There are a range of booklets available throughout the hospital. If you require further assistance please contact us us by phone.

Macmillan Information and Support Centre, University Hospital of North Durham

Tel: 0191 333 2815

University Hospital Of North Durham, Outpatients Department
North Road
Durham
DH1 5TW

5.0 miles away

If you’re affected by cancer, the Macmillan Information and Support Centre can offer you high quality information and support in a relaxed, comfortable environment in your local area. We offer a listening ear, benefits advice, headwear service, bra clinic, signposting to local/ national support groups and agencies , self-help and support . Drop in or call us for more information.

Macmillan Cancer Information & Support – Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead

Tel: 0191 445 2979

Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Sheriff Hill,

Gateshead
NE9 6SX

5.6 miles away

Open Cancer information and support centre, Monday-Friday 10.00-16.00 Telephone answering service

Macmillan Mobile Information and Support Service

Tel: 0808 808 00 00

Market Place
Durham
DH1 3NJ

5.7 miles away

On Monday 16 October 2017 our mobile team is visiting Durham to bring free, confidential information and support to anyone with questions or worries about cancer, for themselves or anyone else. Look for our big green bus, which will be staffed by experienced Cancer Information and Support Specialists. On board, there is a wide range of information for people affected by cancer, and we can also help with questions about reducing your risk or signs and symptoms. There is space on-board to sit down and talk, but if you are pressed for time you can just pick up some leaflets or ask a quick question. We can also point you in the right direction for other local services.

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service, Sunderland

Tel: 0191 5410122

City Hospitals
Sunderland
Kayll Road
SR4 7TP

7.2 miles away

We offer free information and support services for anyone Affected by cancer. You may have cancer yourself, care for a friend or relative, work as a healthcare professional or simply Want to know more about cancer. Whatever your situation, you're welcome to drop in. Support services offered: Complementary Therapy sessions offered 4 times a week by Coping with Cancer North east. Macmillan grants and Benefits advice access to have a full benefit checks for people living with cancer, along with their carers and families. Our advisors will complete the relevant forms and follow up eople's claims. If claims are refused, they can also help with appeals. Counselling Service for patients and carers who have been diagnosed with any form of cancer or are at any stage of treatment for cancer for whom counseling may be of benefit. Interventions will focus on dealing with the emotional impact and effects of diagnosis and illness, increasing acceptance and understanding, and identifying and developing positive coping strategies. Counselling will also be available for families and/or carers of cancer patients. Practical information and support, referral to self help support groups. Cancer Survivorship fitness class which is held on a Monday evening with the use of a hydrotherapy pool. A bandana service. A legal service to help with wills, debts issues and guardianship. We also run the HOPE courses. If anyone is interested please get in touch.

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre at Newcastle upon Tyne

Tel: 0191 2138611 or

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospital Trust
Freeman Hospital
High Heaton, Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE7 7DN

10.0 miles away

We provide free, confidential service to anyone affected by cancer. We can offer time to listen, time to talk and time to make sense of it all. People receiving a cancer diagnosis will usually have lots of questions. The aim of our staff and volunteers is to meet their individual information and support needs to the highest standard. If we can't help you we aim to find someone who can.

Maggie's Newcastle (Non Macmillan)

Tel: 0191 2336600

Maggie's Newcastle, Freeman Hospital,
Melville Grove,
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE7 7NU

10.0 miles away

Maggie’s Centres are places where anyone affected by cancer is welcome – from just being diagnosed or undergoing treatment, to post-treatment, recurrence, end of life or in bereavement. Maggie’s also warmly welcomes family and friends of the person with cancer. A wide range of practical information and emotional support is offered at all Maggie’s Centres, including Maggie’s “Programme of Support” which is tailored to each person’s individual need. The professional experts who work at Maggie's will guide you through practical information and emotional support to help you to find the support you need and your Programme of Support can range from advice on finances and nutrition, to stress management and relaxation, and much else. The Programme of Support is designed to help at any stage of cancer and can be accessed at your local Maggie’s Centre, as and when you need it. For more information, call Maggie’s on the number below or search for your local Maggie’s Centre on the website.

Maggies - Newcastle

Tel: 0191 233 6600

Freeman Hospital
Melville Grove
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE7 7NU

10.0 miles away

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Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service, Shotley Bridge Hospital

Tel: 01207 594660

Shotley Bridge Hospital
Woodlands Road
Consett
DH8 0NB

10.8 miles away

This is an information outreach point, it is staffed infrequently. There are a range of booklets available throughout the hospital. If you require further assistance please contact us by phone.

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service, Bishop Auckland Hospital, County Durham

Tel: 01388 455230

Macmillan Cic Outpatients Department
Bishop Auckland Hospital,
Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland
DL14 6AD

14.7 miles away

If you’re affected by cancer, the Macmillan Information and Support Centre can offer you high quality information and support in a relaxed, comfortable environment in your local area. We offer a listening ear, benefits advice, headwear service, bra clinic, signposting to local/ national support groups and agencies , self-help and support . Drop in or call us for more information.

Cancer Information Centre - North Tees and Hartlepool

Tel: 01642 383041

Cancer Information Centre
University Hospital Of North Tees
Hardwick Road, Stockton-on-tees
TS19 8PE

21.2 miles away

If you’re affected by cancer, the Cancer Information Centre can offer you high quality information and support. We also offer access to counselling, benefits advice and self-help and support. Call us or call in for more information.

Macmillan Information and Support Centre - Darlington Memorial Hospital

Tel: 01325 743008

Darlington Memorial Hospital
Hollyhurst Road
Darlington,

County Durham
DL3 6HX

22.8 miles away

If you’re affected by cancer, the Macmillan Information and Support Centre can offer you high quality information and support in a relaxed, comfortable environment in your local area. We offer a listening ear, benefits advice, headwear service, bra clinic, signposting to local/ national support groups and agencies , self-help and support . Drop in or call us for more information.



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