Bowel Cancer UK

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Bowel Cancer UK

face to face group services

No

one to one services

No

phone/helpline line

Yes email ask the nurse

online information & Support

Yes

online forum

Yes

publications

Yes

counselling

No

support group

No

financial advice

No

other (please state)

No

Breast Cancer Care/Now

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Breast Cancer Care/Now

face to face group services

Moving Forward in all Breast centres in Health Boards in Wales, Living with Secondary breast cancer services in Cardiff and North Wales, Lingerie events and inforamtion sessions

one to one services

Someone like me

phone/helpline line

Helpline 0808 8006000

online information & Support

Helpline 0808 8006000

support group

See moving forward/LWSBC

financial advice

NA

British Liver Trust

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British Liver Trust

face to face group services

Support groups in Wales for all liver conditions including liver cancer

one to one services

NA

phone/helpline line

National helpline with specialist support: 0800 652 7330 [email protected] between 10am and 3pm. The helpline is not an emergency number and cannot give medical advice.

online information & Support

www.britishlivertrust.org.uk

counselling

NA

support group

Please email [email protected]

financial advice

NA

other (please state)

Interested in people to take part in media case studies to help promote liver health and liver disease

Cancer Research UK

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Cancer Research UK

face to face group services

NA

one to one services

NA

phone/helpline line

Ask our specialist nurses a question: 0808 800 4040. Freephone Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.

online information & Support

www.cancerresearchuk.org for information. Our specialist nurses are available through our contact form https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us/contact-us/talk-to-our-nurses .

counselling

NA

support group

NA

financial advice

NA

Link to website

www.cancerresearchuk.org

Clic Sargent

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Clic Sargent

online information & Support

Facebook Groups

 

online forum

Online Live Chat 10am-4pm Monday to Friday

Link to website

www.clicsargent.org.uk/covid-19-guidance-for-young-cancer-patients/

Hospices Cymru

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Hospices Cymru

Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust

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Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust

face to face group services

Ongoing calendar of support events for people living with and beyond cervical cancer: https://www.jostrust.org.uk/get-support/events

one to one services

Hospital support service, currently only available for those living in and around London at the Royal Marsden Hospital

phone/helpline line

Free, confidential support and information: 0808 802 8000. We also offer a call back service

online information & Support

www.jostrust.org.uk

support group

Ongoing calendar of support events for people living with and beyond cervical cancer: https://www.jostrust.org.uk/get-support/events

financial advice

No

other (please state)

Ask the Expert medical clarification and support service: https://www.jostrust.org.uk/get-support/ask-expert

Link to website

www.jostrust.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support

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Macmillan Cancer Support

face to face group services

Macmillan Cancer Support offers advice and information to people affected by cancer and their loved ones across Wales. To find out what’s available in your area, go to: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/in-your-area/choose-location.html

one to one services

Welfare Benefits Advice and Cancer Information is available across Wales and can be found here: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/in-your-area/choose-location.html

phone/helpline line

The Macmillan Support Line can help with clinical, practical and financial information. Please call us on 0808 808 00 00 (7 days a week, 8am-8pm).

online information & Support

www.macmillan.org.uk

counselling

NA

support group

Support groups can be found in your area here: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/in-your-area/choose-location.html

financial advice

Yes

other (please state)

Bronwen, the Mobile Information Service travels to communities across Wales to provide advice. If you want to pop by, you can find out when it’s in your area here: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/information-and-support/coping/getting-support/local-information-centres/mobile-information-bus.html

Link to website

www.macmillan.org.uk

Maggie’s

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Maggie’s

face to face group services

Yes, varies by centres. Find a centre via https://www.maggiescentres.org/our-centres/, choose centre and look for the ‘What’s on’ tab

one to one services

Yes, drop in cancer support; benefits advice; psychologist

phone/helpline line

Each centre has an individual phone number – visit https://www.maggiescentres.org/our-centres/

online information & Support

www.maggiescentres.org

counselling

Yes

support group

Yes

financial advice

Yes

other (please state)

Exercise groups, cancer specific support groups, friends and family groups, nutrition advice, ‘Where Now?’, bereavement support, mindfulness, relaxation, gardening, managing stress, Will writing, headscarf-wrapping workshops, Look Good Feel Better, Kids Days (all varies by centre)

Link to website

www.maggiescentres.org

Marie Curie

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Marie Curie

phone/helpline line

0800 090 2309

8am-6pm weekdays, 11am-5pm Saturdays

Myeloma UK

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Myeloma UK

face to face group services

We facilitate annual info days in Wales and there are four Myeloma UK Support groups operating in Swansea, Gwent and Pows and two covering South Wales.

one to one services

NA

phone/helpline line

Myeloma Info Line – 0800 980 3332 – is available Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm (closed weekends and most public holidays).

online information & Support

https://www.myeloma.org.uk/help-and-support/

counselling

NA

other (please state)

Ask the Nurse service to have questions answered by a Myeloma Information Specialist https://www.myeloma.org.uk/help-and-support/ask-the-nurse/

Link to website

https://www.myeloma.org.uk/

Ovarian Cancer Action

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Ovarian Cancer Action

face to face group services

Ovarian Cancer Action support group meets in the Cardiff Maggie’s Centre on the last Monday of every month 1:30-3pm

online information & Support

www.ovarian.org.uk

support group

email [email protected]

Link to website

www.ovarian.org.uk

Pancreatic Cancer UK

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Pancreatic Cancer UK

face to face group services

Living with pancreatic cancer support days (regional)

one to one services

Support line 0808 801 0707 [email protected]

phone/helpline line

Support line 0808 801 0707 [email protected]

online information & Support

www.pancreaticcancer.org.uk

Link to website

pancreaticcancer.org.uk

Prostate Cancer UK

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Prostate Cancer UK

phone/helpline line

Nurse helpline open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, 10am to 8pm on Wednesday

0800 074 8383

https://prostatecanceruk.org/get-support/our-specialist-nurses

online information & Support

www.prostatecanceruk.org

other (please state)

https://prostatecanceruk.org/get-support (fatigue, active surveillance, diet & exercise, LGBT+)

Link to website

www.prostatecanceruk.org

Target Ovarian Cancer

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Target Ovarian Cancer

face to face group services

We run support events for women with ovarian cancer across the UK and details of all upcoming events are available on our website: www.targetovariancancer.org.uk/information-and-support/support-you/support-events

phone/helpline line

Nurse-led Support Line open from 9am until 5.30pm, Monday to Friday: 020 7923 5475

online information & Support

People can contact our nurses for advice by email through our website: www.targetovariancancer.org.uk/information-and-support/support-you/ovarian-cancer-support-line/contact-our-support-line

online forum

In Touch

publications

Our information guides include specific guides for women newly diagnosed, women who have experienced a recurrence and women who are living with incurable ovarian cancer. We also have guides focused on younger women and genetic testing and our mini guides series covers finances, complementary therapies, diet and nutrition, sex and intimacy and stomas. All available at: www.targetovariancancer.org.uk/guides

Teenage Cancer Trust

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Teenage Cancer Trust

face to face group services

Teenage Cancer Trust run two residential weekends a year called ‘Find Your Sense of Tumour’ – one for 13 – 17 year olds, and one for 18 – 25 year olds. This weekend away offers lots of different workshops, while also having the chance to meet other people of a similar age who have, or have had, cancer. You don’t have to be treated on a Teenage Cancer Trust unit to come, you can apply through our website.

one to one services

We have Teenage Cancer Trust units, one of which is in Cardiff hopsital. On this unit, our Youth Support Coordinator organises lots of activities for young people, aged 13 – 24, with cancer. It is a chance to talk about your experience, or meet others who are in a similar position to you.

online information & Support

www.teenagecancertrust.org

Link to website

www.teenagecancertrust.org

Tenovus Cancer Care

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Tenovus Cancer Care

phone/helpline line

Free suport line open 365 days a year 0808 808 1010 https://www.tenovuscancercare.org.uk/how-we-can-help-you/talk-to-us/

online forum

No

support group

Choir and ACTivate your life

financial advice

Yes. Benefits and Debt Advisors

The Brain Tumour Charity

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The Brain Tumour Charity

phone/helpline line

0808 800 0004

9am-5pm weekdays

 

other (please state)

[email protected]