Useful Links to other Websites

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre

Community Palliative Care services:

Hospice of The Good Shepherd

Chester and Rural Area

Ellesmere Port and Neston


Some reputable sources for cancer and general health Information:

Macmillan Cancer Support

Cancer Research UK

Information Prescriptions

Specific Services for some common concerns associated with cancer:

Emotional Support for patients and their family or friends-

Emotional support is available from a variety of sources for people affected by cancer in this area. There is not one distinct service but a number of sources from informal one off conversations through to management of anxiety and depression associated with the diagnosis for both patients and their family or friends. For further information on the most appropriate route for you please contact the Macmillan Support and Information Centre on: 01244 364948 or speak to your Clinical Nurse Specialist. (Centre flyer pdf?)

Suppprt for Children

Telling children about a close family member who has a cancer diagnosis is particularly daunting and people are often looking for information on how to get it right. The following are some useful links to web information and there is a variety of information available within the Macmillan Support and Information Centre:

Support for teenagers when a parent has cancer

Support for teenagers and young people diagnosed with cancer

Bereavement Services

Western Cheshire Bereavement Support

Bereavement support service for children and young people up to 19 years- Reflect

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