During the current Coronavirus outbreak we can still offer 1-1 support if you are attending the hospital and telephone appointments to speak with centre staff. Advice and referral for our Welfare and Benefits and Psychology service. Group services are temporarily suspended until restrictions are lifted.
If you have any questions on cancer and coronavirus contact the Macmillan Information and Support Centre Monday to Friday 08:30 to 16:30 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
NGS Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre at Chesterfield Royal Hospital
The Macmillan Information and Support Centre is based in the NGS Macmillan Unit at Chesterfield Royal Hospital and anyone affected by cancer can drop into the centre to meet the staff and volunteers who will help you find the information and support you need.
All our services are free and include:
Look Good Feel Better skin care and makeup workshops for women. You can book alocal workshop online at ww.lgfb.co.uk or ring 01246 516406 or call in the centre. Workshops are also available for mens skin care online booking via www.lgfb.co.uk
Wig Fitting service provided by Trendco on Fridays. To book phone the Trendco office on 0115 947 5316 who will arrange an appointment in the Macmillan centre in Chesterfield.
Head wear free item of head ware for those affected by cancer treartment ring 01246 516406 or call in the centre.
Welfare and benefits service providing help for anyone affected by a recent cancer diagnosis in financial need. This is a telephone service and to arrange to speak with an advisor ring 01246 516406 or call in the centre.
Moving Forward after breast cancer courses can help your recovery when treatment has finished. To book ring 01246 516406 or call in the centre. This service is available online with group sessions in planning for 2022.
Psychology support service for people experiencing problems after diagnosis. Your health professional (nurse specialist or doctor) will refer you to this service if needed.
We have a service for parents or main carer diagnosed with advanced cancer to help them talk with and prepare their children for the future. To organise an appointment either in the centre or on the ward please ring 01246 516406.
You can call in the centre or phone to arrange an appointment with one of the Macmillan information staff to talk through your concerns and needs. We can explain what local and national support is available to help you and this may include counselling services, care provision, support groups, support with a wide range of issues a cancer diagnosis may have had on you and your family.
The Macmillan Information and Support Centre App is an excellent source of information and support which can help you find answers and local information. Download the HealthZone UK App from the Apple/Android store and enter CRH-Cancer Team App.
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The NGS Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre is open Monday to Friday 0830 -1630hrs
01246 516406 - If you phone out of our opening hours please leave a message and someone will return your call the next working day.
NGS Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre
NGS Macmillan Unit
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
App - A virtual Macmillan Information and Support Centre
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We have set up an advice line for you and, where applicable, your carers who may have any questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19) that will launch this Monday 6th April.
The number to call is 01246 516183, will be manned from Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 4pm, and is available for you to ask specific questions, concerns and queries you might have about COVID-19 and how it may affect you or your treatment.
The phone will be answered by an experienced cancer nurse who can provide advice and support during this time. It also means that our main number will be free for our teams to answer general queries.
If you are unable to use the helpline or would prefer not to, there is an email address where you can submit your question which is email@example.com and you will receive a written response.