Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service
The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service supports patients living in Oldham, Bury, Heywood, Middleton, and Rochdale. Their service aims to provide a valuable resource to the community, offering a wide range of services to support people affected by cancer. They are based at the Royal Oldham Hospital, but we also provide support at Rochdale Infirmary and Fairfield Hospital when required.
Telephone: 0161 656 1026
If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with cancer, Maggie’s Oldham can help.
Telephone: 0161 989 0550
The Christie at Oldham – Macmillan Information and Support Centre
The Christie at Oldham offers free, confidential information and support to anyone affected by cancer.
Telephone: 0161 918 7745
Benefits and Financial Support
A cancer diagnosis can change your financial situation. It may mean you need to stop working, or work less. It can also mean spending more money on things like hospital parking. But depending on your situation, you may be able to get benefits or other financial support.
Macmillan 1-1 Support Service Oldham
The Macmillan 1-1 service Oldham supports any adult from the age of 18 with a cancer diagnosis who live in Oldham or has an Oldham GP, they support from diagnosis, throughout treatment and beyond, we support family members who are affected by cancer and see patients on a 1-1 basis, they can support people face to face or by telephone and can signpost to other services to help with a cancer journey.
Service Mobile: 07523 938532
Referral Details: www.oldham.gov.uk – Oldham Macmillan 1-1 Support Team
Oldham Cancer Support
Oldham Cancer Support Centre is an exciting initiative offering help and support to patients, carers and family members affected by cancer.
Telephone: 0161 770 8751
Oldham Quiet Ones – Laryngectomy Support Group
Despite being called “The Oldham Quiet Ones”, membership has no geographical boundaries and members are laryngectomees who have suffered throat cancer and who share their own experience to help each other to cope.
Telephone: 07868 208645
Macmillan Information and Support Service – Tameside General Hospital
They provide literature & practical support on all aspects of living with cancer including health concerns, emotional issues, managing side effects, financial issues including travel & insurance costs, claiming the appropriate benefits, managing your finances, managing debts, employment support (both for employees & employers), help to access the support available in your area and more.
Telephone: 0161 922 5640