weston park cancer support charity

Support for people from Chesterfield

General Cancer Support

 

Cancer Support Centre

We offer a holistic range of services, practical and emotional, run by healthcare professionals to support anyone affected by cancer; patient, family or friend.

Our drop-in service is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, no appointment necessary.

Address:    Weston Park Cancer Information and Support Centre, 23 Northumberland Road, Sheffield, S10 2TX

Website:    http://www.cancersupportcentre.co.uk/

Telephone: 0114 2265666

 

The NGS Macmillan Unit at Chesterfield Royal

The NGS Macmillan Unit provides treatment and care and support for people with cancer in North Derbyshire.

Website:   www.macmillan.org.uk

 

Nenna Kind Cancer Support Drop in Centre

Provides complementary therapies including; Shiatsu, reflexology, and healing. All free of charge by qualified and accredited practitioners. Computers for research and access to support groups e.g. Macmillan benefits advice.  Also run a twice daily hospital bus service Monday to Friday to Weston Park Hospital for cancer patients and their escorts

Website:   nennakind.org.uk

 

Challenge Cancer Through Adventure

Challenge Cancer Through Adventure is a Peak District based charity run entirely by volunteers. They help people who are based in the region who are living with cancer or a life threatening illness to change their outlook, rebuild confidence and regain control of their lives by undertaking an outdoor adventure challenge.

Website:   challengecancer.org.uk

 

Support for different cancer types

 

Breast

Chesterfield Bossom Buddies

A group of approx 20 ladies affected by breast cancer They have a programme of speakers, some medical and others of general interest.  The group is open to females only and is a source of general information and support.

Email:                 donna.ashley@chesterfieldroyal.nhs.uk

Tel:                     Donna Ashley:  01246 512356

 

Other Local Support (not cancer specific)

 

Age Concern

Working together for older people.  Provides information, advocacy and a telephone befriending scheme care line.

Website:   www.ageconcernchesterfield.org.uk

 

Chesterfield Foodbank

Provides emergency food and support to local people. In many cases, you will need a third-party who is already supporting you (such as a GP, Social Worker, or tenancy support worker) to make arrangements on your behalf to access a food bank.

Website:   chesterfield.foodbank.org.uk

 

Gold Card for Derbyshire 

Gold Card is a travel, discount and library card for older people and people with certain disabilities.

Website:   www.derbyshire.gov.uk

 

Relate

Relationship counselling, sex therapy, children and young people’s counselling and family counselling.

Website:   chesterfieldrelate.org.uk

 

See Support in Neighbouring Localities   and   National Support Organisations

 

 

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