This page was last updated: August 9th, 2022
The Cove building is open for anyone who is affected by cancer (including family members and carers) to call in and have a confidential chat with one of our team members.
Our phone lines are open from 9am to 4.30pm weekdays on 01872 256363 or contact us via email email@example.com for support and information relating to your cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery. To contact Macmillan Citizen’s Advice for benefits and financial support, please call 01872 256373.
The Macmillan Support Line is open daily (including weekends) from 8am – 8pm on 0808 808 0000 for practical, emotional and financial information/advice.
Nicky and Rachel are available to help assess your needs and concerns, and link closely with your Clinical Nurse Specialist and your wider clinical team to ensure that there is joined-up planning of your care.
The Centre Managers work alongside three Macmillan Support Officers, Kerenza, Leigh and Louisa who are available to meet with you to discuss any problems or concerns that you may have. They can provide a listening ear and signpost you to the relevant support services, including benefits advice, Look Good Feel Better, wig referrals, dietary and physical activity information. We also have a team of fantastic, trained volunteers, some of whom have personal experience of living with cancer.
Published: 3 February 2023
Some nurses and ambulance service workers are expected to take part in planned industrial action this month. Union members from the Royal College of Nursing: Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 February Union members from South Western Ambulance Service: Monday 6, Friday 10 and Monday 20 February Regardless of any strike action, it is really important […]
Published: 27 January 2023
January saw the launch of the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust’s Patient Leader Programme. This new, voluntary role will see leaders recruited as equal members of their teams to work alongside RCHT staff, volunteers and patients, influencing and shaping our services to meet the needs of the wider community. “We need people who can stand […]
Published: 22 December 2022
After undergoing 4 different unsuccessful treatments for his cancer, scans now show him to be tumour free. Vaughan Herriott, aged 57 from Bodmin was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2016 following a very difficult 6 months where he was rocked by a spate of 3 family tragedies. Married with 2 children in their 20s, the […]