We would like to reassure everyone that we will continue to be OPEN FOR BUSINESS AS USUAL DURING LOCKDOWN #2 at the local information and support centre at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.
The only change being that we prefer people to book in advance where possible just now, particularly for face-to-face meetings. We can meet one person face-to-face at a time.
Our working hours are Mon-Thurs, 9am-4pm, and Fri, 9am-2pm.
You can ring our centre on 0118 322 8700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book an appointment.
We are available in person, on the phone, by email and by MS Teams virtual meeting, if requested.
In response to the lockdown, Macmillan Cancer Support has set up new initiatives:
- SafeFit - online support for physical and mental health
- Wellbeing coaching
Last updated: 13/11/2020
Experienced staff and trained volunteers can listen to your worries and concerns and offer free, confidential support and advice, whether you have been diagnosed with cancer or you are a family member or carer.
We can also put you in touch with the Macmillan cancer rehabilitation services and refer you to other professional or voluntary organisations where approriate, eg Look Good Feel Better beauty therapy workshops and benefits advisers.
We are able to offer emotional support and practical help to anyone who has cancer, their relatives, friends and carers in a relaxed and confidential environment.
You are welcome to come and browse through our library of resources. including books, CDs and DVDs, on all aspects of cancer, cancer prevention and leading a healthy lifestyle. We also offer guided internet access.
Some of our resouces are available in different languages and braille and are suitable for people with learning difficulties