Macmillan Information and Support Service

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The Nottingham Macmillan Information and Support Service, based at Nottingham City Hospital and Queens Medical Centre, provides a free and confidential drop-in service for anyone affected by cancer. The Service is staffed by a Macmillan Cancer Information Specialist and Officer, who can provide information and support at any stage of a cancer journey, including:

  • Emotional support
  • Information about specific cancers, treatments and side effects
  • Information and advice about Diet, Physical Activity and Eating Problems
  • Benefit and Financial advice, including accessing grants
  • Information and support to help you talk to loved ones including children
  • Support for families, carers and friends who have lost a loved one to cancer
  • End of Life issues including will writing and funeral costs
  • Advice about travel insurance and holidays
  • Support with sorting out personal affairs
  • Help with work related issues
  • Information and support on genetics and risk factors
  • Educational talks to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of cancer
  • Attending and supporting Support Groups
  • Support for carers
  • Accessing practical support in the community
  • Providing a comprehensive signposting service

Here at Nottingham’s Macmillan Information and Support Service we take the time to understand the individual person and provide the support, tools and inspiration needed to find a way through the cancer journey. We offer a warm and comfortable environment that provides calm in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the busy Hospital. A listening ear and cuppa are always waiting and we understand that every persons cancer journey is unique and we tailor our support to fit you as an individual.

Whatever cancer throws your way, we’re right there with you.

Macmillan Information and Support Service [pdf] 205KB​​​​​​

Seldom Heard Groups Project.pdf [pdf] 251KB

Annual Report 2018.pdf [pdf] 3MB