New Diagnosis of Cancer
If you have a recent diagnosis of cancer we would recommend that you continue your care under the specialist such as oncologist, palliative care consultant/nurse or pain team
Everyone’s experience of cancer is unique but there is a range of support services and information available to help you, your family and friends at this difficult time
Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan Cancer Support also offer direct services that you might find useful. Macmillan’s support line is open 7 days a week and offers confidential support to people living with cancer and to their loved ones. If you are worried about money, work or treatment, or you just want to speak about whatever matters to you, you can call free on 0808 808 0000.
Ring - Macmillan Cancer support: 0800 151 0023
Hospices provide care for people from the point at which their illness is diagnosed as terminal to the end of their life, however long that may be. That does not mean hospice care needs to be continuous. People sometimes like to take a break from hospice care if their condition has become stable and they are feeling well.
Ring - Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm: 020 8343 8841
Cancer Wellbeing London
For non-medical concerns or worries it might be useful to ask your GP Practice to make you an appointment with the practice Social Prescriber or link worker who, if they can’t directly help, may be able to refer you to someone who can