The Cove Macmillan Support Centre

A place for people affected by cancer to come for information and support.

We are very sorry but The Cove is closed for the foreseeable future. However we are running a virtual Cove service. If you need to speak to any of the team then please phone 01872 256363 or Email thecove@nhs.net One of the team will be available from 9 to 5pm Monday to Friday. For Citizens Advice phone 01872 672090. We will be prioritising the continued running of the Macmillan Support line: 0808 808 00 00 – now open Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm to provide practical, emotional and financial information and advice. Take care and we hope to see you all again soon.

We know that a cancer diagnosis affects all areas of your life, so we’re here to help you find information and support when you need it. From information about specific types of cancer, treatments and how best to live with it, to support with finances and benefits, diet, exercise, the way you look and even if you just need someone to talk things through with. We can help give you back some feeling of control and help you feel more confident about the future.
The Cove is a purpose-built Macmillan Cancer Support Centre. We’ve got comfy spaces where you can take time out, a friendly cafe, and private rooms for if you prefer somewhere quiet. We also host regular support groups and events throughout the year.
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Visit the Information and Support section on the Macmillan website

The team at The Cove

The Cove is run by our Macmillan Cancer Centre Manager, Kathryn Radcliffe. Kathryn is a Registered Nurse and an experienced Senior Manager who has managed various clinical cancer services over many years in both the NHS and Independent Sector. Kathryn is available to help assess your needs and concerns, and links closely with your Clinical Nurse Specialist and your wider clinical team to ensure that there is joined-up planning of your care.

Kathryn works alongside two Macmillan Support Officers, Kerenza Leigh and Louisa, who are available to meet with you to discuss any problems or concerns that you may have and signpost you to relevant support services, such as Benefits Advice and Look Good Feel Better. We also have a team of fantastic, trained volunteers, some of whom have personal experience of living with cancer.

The Cove Cancer Support Centre team

The team at The Cove

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