Improving the Cancer Journey (Macmillan Cancer Support)

Who is this for?

  • People affected by cancer (including family members and carers).

Who provides this?

  •  Macmillan Cancer Support


Improving the Cancer services supports people affected by cancer (including family members and carers).

People can access support at any point on their cancer journey. 

Meeting with a practitioner helps you identify any concerns you have and think about ‘what matters to you?’  The practitioner will support you to think about what the best support for you would be for you and then together create a personalised care plan.

Here are some of the things Improving the Cancer Journey service can offer support with:

  • Money or housing worries
  • Work
  • Caring responsibilities
  • Physical concerns
  • Emotional Concerns

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties
  • Service is appointment only

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?


Location information

Appointments are offered by telephone, Video call via NHS Near me or in person at several venues;

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 4.00 pm


Improving the Cancer Journey Poster
(1.84 MB pdf)

Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Healthy living
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities

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