Macmillan Cancer Support


The Cancer Information and Support Centre at Bishop Auckland Hospitalprovides a free and confidential drop in service for anyone affected by cancer,either as a patient, family member or carer.

We offer information on a wide range of cancer related topics,financial and welfare advice, a bra fitting service and advice on headwear forcancer patients.

Our team can help you access counselling services and local supportgroups.

Most importantly we offer a cup of tea, a friendly face and theopportunity to talk over any problems that you may be having.

Our Centre is in the Outpatients Department at Bishop Auckland Hospital with easyaccess. Please call us on 01388 455230.

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Cancer: What now? Macmillan Joining the Dots County Durham is a free, personal service for people aged 18 and over who have been diagnosed with cancer. Our friendly team can support you with the following issues that may be affected during your diagnosis or that of someone you care for:-

family/relationship; physical; lifestyle/information; emotional; spiritual/religious; practical/money.

You can self-refer to Macmillan, you don't have to go through a doctor or nurse. Please see our contact details below:- 

T: 0800 876 6887


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