The Macmillan 1:1 Support Service offers support to persons over the age of 18 who are or have been affected by a cancer diagnosis and either reside in Oldham or have an Oldham GP. This includes patients, their families/significant others and carers. We work collaboratively with other community sectors and hospital based teams to address and needs and concerns individuals may have. We will then work on developing a truly holistic personalised care and support package pertinent to their individualised needs.
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They work in the community of Oldham and work closely with other professionals and services within Oldham.
They have qualified nurses and cancer support workers to help live well with cancer.
Cancer Support (Oldham Cancer Support Centre) offers help and support to patients, carers and family members affected by cancer. Services include counselling, complementary therapies and an opportunity to talk. Based in Failsworth but can help those where transport is an issue. To find out more visit http://www.oldhamcancersupportcentre.com/ or call 0161 770 8751.