Cancer Support

Support and Advice

There are a number of charities and organisations dedicated to providing support for people living with cancer and the loved ones of those who have received a diagnosis. Support is not just about knowing who to seek out for medical advice, it is also about having someone to talk to and sharing experiences with others in a similar situation.
On this page we have compiled a list of local and national support services and organisations, and please do contact the surgery if you have details of other services in the area.


See below contact details for a number of national and local services designed to support people affected by cancer.


Macmillan Cancer Support provide a number of different services for those living with cancer, from financial advice to finding nurses, fundraising and dedicated support centres, Macmillan offer an amazing service both nationally and locally. Visit their What We Do page to find out more.

Macmillan Contact Details

Telephone:  0808 808 00 00 (lines open Monday – Friday from 9am until 8pm)
Online Community: Find support online from others and share experience and advice at Macmillan Online Community

Macmillan Local Support

Macmillan Welfare Rights Unit Leeds

Offering confidential and impartial advice to anyone affected by cancer, visit the Macmillan website for more information and opening hours
Welfare Rights Unit
116 York Road
0113 376 0452

Robert Ogden Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service Centre

This Leeds based service centre offers a variety of support for cancer patients, their relatives, friends and carers. Whether you are looking for support groups, self help or simply need advice on accessing services the Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre can help.
Opening Hours
Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm
St James’s University Hospital
Beckett Street
0113 206 6498

To search Macmillan for local support Click Here 

Marie Curie

Marie Curie Cancer Care offer specialist advice to terminally ill cancer patients and their families, established in 1948 Marie Curie can provide specialist nurses to care for patients at home and their hospices provide a welcoming environment for those who need it most. Marie Curie is a charity dedicated to helping patients who are terminally ill get the most out of the time they have left and their amazing work helps thousands of people every year; to find out more about Marie Curie, click here to visit the website.

Marie Curie Contact Details
Telephone: 0800 090 2309 (Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm)

Marie Curie offer a range of support and there are various pages on the website with specific information, click the links below to take you to the relevant pages:

Who We Are
How We Can Help
How Do I Get A Nurse?
How to get Hospice Care

For help and support in the Leeds Area, visit the Leeds section of the Marie Curie website.