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Macmillan in Glasgow

Macmillan Cancer Support

Because cancer can affect your life in so many ways, Macmillan do whatever it takes to give people the support they need.

Macmillan.org.uk

Contact Us

Get in touch for more information or support

0141 287 2903
macmillan@glasgowlife.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support have established a number of partnerships to ensure no one in Glasgow faces cancer alone

Macmillan @ Glasgow Libraries

If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with cancer, we're here to help. Macmillan @ Glasgow Libraries offer a free and confidential service, providing emotional, practical and financial support to anyone who is affected by cancer.

Improving the Cancer Journey

Improving the Cancer Journey is available to all cancer patients, family and carers within Glasgow. A Holistic Needs Assessment is carried out to address concerns at significant points in their cancer journey. The team offer a wide-range of support, including help with issues around money or housing, caring responsibilities, physical concerns and more.

Long Term Condition and Macmillan Service

The Long Term Condition and Macmillan Service provides welfare rights services, housing advice, money and debt advice to people affected by cancer and other long term health conditions. The team can provide you, your family or your carer with help with benefit claim process, help with appealing against any refusal of benefit, help with housing issues to ensure that your tenancy is not at risk, help with everyday finances by offering advice and work on your benefit with creditors, help with cost of heating your home and access to advice on energy efficiency.

Macmillan Information & Support Centre at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre

The Macmillan Information and Support Centre helps patients and their families cope with the effects of cancer – before, during or after treatment. The team will listen to any concerns you may have and offer the practical and emotional support you need. At the service you’ll find help to access local and national services, including benefit support, complementary therapies, support groups, counselling, social and health care teams. Information can also be provided on hair loss, travel insurance, talking with adults and children, end of life and bereavement, aids to daily living and more.

Macmillan Information and NHS Bereavement Service at Glasgow Royal Infirmary

The Macmillan Information and NHS Bereavement Centre provides patients, families, carers and staff access to information materials on various types of cancer, long term conditions and their treatment. The team can provide a listening ear and sign post you onto other support services such as benefits advice, a dedicated one-to-one support worker through Improving the Cancer Journey, help to get active and more.

Good Move

All across Glasgow people just like you are enjoying getting out, making new friends and having fun at Good Move classes. With easy exercise, dance, arts, walking or jogging classes, the Good Move team will help you find something you’ll love. With lots of activities in your local community, including specialist classes for people with medical conditions such as cancer, Good Move will help you choose one that’s right for you.