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Emotional support and wellbeing services for North Middlesex Hospital cancer patients

Emotional support and wellbeing services for North Middlesex Hospital Cancer Patients

 


NORTH MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

 

Macmillan Cancer Support and Information Centre (2nd Floor Main Atrium)

Monday-Friday 10am-4pm (except bank holidays)

Information about cancer and treatment, emotional support, and signposting.

Tel: Azmina on 0208 887 3992 or email a.verjee@nhs.net

Macmillan Barnet Citizens Advice Bureau clinic on Wednesdays 9am-12noon (drop in 12.30pm-1.30pm).

Tel: Bettina on 0208 440 4227 or email bsanford@barnetcab.org.uk


Helen Rollason Centre

Radiotherapy department, ground floor of podium building

Counselling, complementary therapies (including aromatherapy/massage) and support groups

Tel: 0208 887 2408

www.helenrollason.org.uk


Macmillan Cancer Clinical Psychology Service  

Radiotherapy department, ground floor, podium building.

Tel: 0208 882 2640/2576

Psychological therapy for cancer patients and carers.



LOCAL COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Nightingale Cancer Support

Emotional and psychological support, complementary therapies, group exercise classes, and general advice and information. Lancaster Centre, 53 Lancaster Road, EN2 0LA

 Tel: 0208 366 4333

www.nightingalesupport.org.uk

marian@nightingalesupport.org.uk (nurse)

 

SGV

Emotional support, complementary therapies, and information for people with cancer

Drop-in centre (every Tuesday afternoon): Harmony Hall, 35 Bigbury Close, Tottenham, London N17 8JQ

Postal address: SGV Cancer Support, 4 Creighton Rd, Tottenham, London N17 8NW

Tel: 07884 444 062

Email: info@sgvcancersupport.com


Cherry Lodge Cancer Support

Support and Information for anyone affected by cancer, home visits, befriending, complementary therapies, group activities and support groups.

Howard House, 23 Union Street, Barnet EN5 4HY

Phone: 0208 441 7000

Email: info@cherrylodgecancercare.org.uk


Enfield Carers Centre

Advocacy, befriending, benefits advice, bereaved carers group, counselling, meditation, GP and hospital liaison service

Britannia House, 137-143 Bakers Street, Enfield EN1 3JL

Tel: 0208 366 3677

Email: info@enfieldcarers.org

www.enfieldcarers.org


North Central London Buddies

For patients in Camden, Islington or Haringey, Macmillan buddies are trained volunteers who can offer a listening ear or helping hand to support a patient at home. Free, one to one support in the home, or a public place if you choose.

Your nurse or Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre can refer you

nlondonbuddies@macmillan.org.uk

07860 950 922


Move4You: Cancer physical activity programme


Tottenham Hotspur Foundation in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support

Free 12 week wellbeing programme. Residents of Enfield and Haringey, age 18 plus, diagnosed with cancer in the last five years, and Caring for communities initiative (see below).

Tel: 0208 365 5138

Email: ace@tottenhamhotspur.com

www.tottenhamhotspur.com/foundation


North London Hospice Enfield

Inpatient and homecare hospice teams providing specialist palliative care.

Café, complementary therapies, and support groups

By referral

110 Barrowell Green, London N21 3AY,

Tel: 0208 343 8841

Email: nlh@northlondonhospice.co.uk

www.northlondonhospice.co.uk


Enfield Counselling Centre

St Pauls Centre, 102a Church St,

Enfield EN2 6AR

Tel: 0208 367 2333

Email: ecs@onetel.com

www.enfieldcounselling.co.uk


Crossroads Care

Assistance and respite for carers over 18, overnight and palliative care service.

Community House, 311 Fore St, Edmonton N9 0PZ

Tel: 0208 3736210

Email: info@crossroads-leavalley.org.uk


Caring for Communities Choir classes, circuit classes and other activities for people living with cancer and beyond.

Tel: 0208 365 5138


Hail

Dedicated carers support, with a drop in at Tottenham Town hall 10.30am-1pm every Tuesday.

Tel: 0208 275 6550 

www.hailltd.org/carers


Saracens Sport Foundation, Allianz Park

A range of activities throughout Barnet for over 55s including gardening projects, dance classes to stay active, and Nordic walking groups.Tel: 0203 675 7244


The Bridge Renewal Trust

Home from hospital service, over 50 discharge North Middlesex Hospital for Haringey residents. Up to four weeks practical support at home, and check and chat service.

The Chestnuts Community Centre, 280 St Ann’s Rd, London N15 5BN

Tel: 0208 442 7651

Email: bridge@nhs.net

www.homefronhospital@bridgerenewaltrust.org.uk


Barnet and District Cancer Link

Support, counselling, meetings, telephone service, complementary therapies, drop-in Wednesday 1.30pm-4pm

Mary Immaculate & St Gregory the Great, 82 Union Street, Barnet, Herts EN5 4HZ

Abbey: 0208 343 1993

Eve: 0208 446 2104

www.barnetanddistrictcancerlink.co.uk


Barnet Citizens Advice Bureau Macmillan Service

Advice and information:

Chase Farm Hospital, Barnet General Hospital, North London Hospice, North Middlesex Hospital, and Cherry Lodge. Phone individual centres for dates and times or contact Citizend Advice Bureau directly on:

Tel: 0208 440 4227

Email: infomacmillan@barnetcab.org.uk


Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service - Barnet Hospital

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, Barnet Hospital,
Wellhouse Lane, Barnet EN5 3DJ
Tel:
0208 216 4142

 

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service - Whittington Hospital

General cancer information and emotional support. Some support groups and art therapy and writing therapy.  Main Entrance, Whittington Hospital, Magdala way, N19 5NF

Contact: Tracey Palmer

Phone: 0207 288 5305

 

Barnet Carers Centre

3rd Floor, Global House, 303 Ballards Lane, North Finchley N12 8NP

Tel: 0208 343 9698

Email: admin@barnetcarers.org

www.barnetcarers.org

 

 

Sunflower Cancer Support Group

Monthly support meetings for people affected by cancer

The Annunciation Centre, 4 Thirleby Road, Burnt Oak, Edgware HA8 0HQ

Tel: 07514 230 484

www.sunflowercancersupprt.co.uk

 

The Counselling Foundation

Counselling in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire:

Bedford, Broxbourne and Ware, Luton, St Albans, Stevenage.

Foundation Office and Training Centre

1College Yard, Lower Dagnall St, St Albans AL3 4PA

Tel: 01727 868 585

Email: foundation@counsellingfoundation.org

 

Macmillan CAB Welfare Benefits and Money Advice Service for Hertfordshire

The service currently provides telephone advice, home visits and appointments at Lister Hospital, Stevenage, QE11 Hospital, Welwyn Garden City and Watford General Hospital. Appointments are also available at Garden House Hospice, Grove House, Hospice of St. Francis and the Peace Hospice.

The Vanstone Suite, Community Centre, The Vanstone Suite, Allum Lane, Elstree, Herts, WD6 3PJ

Janet Scott on 030 3313 1313

macmillanproject@hertsmerecab.org.uk

 

Carers in Hertfordshire

Information and support all ages, young carers council 8-18years included

The Red House,

119 Fore St, Hertford SG14 1AX

Tel: 01992 586 969

Email: contact@carersinherts.org.uk

www.carersinherts.org.uk

 

Brafternoon

Support network for women with cancer

10am-12noon Mulberry Green, Old Harlow, Essex, CM17 0ET

Tel: 07703 254 001/ 07717 895 533

www.brafternoon.co.uk

 

Cruse Bereavement Care Hertfordshire

Free information and advice to anyone who has been affected by death. Volunteers provide support on a one to one basis.

Adult helpline: 01707 278 389

Children’s and Young People’s Helpline: 01707 264 293

Email: office@cruse-hertfordshire.org.uk

 

Helen Rollason Hertfordshire Cancer Support Centre

Support centre offering complementary therapies, counselling and support groups

Thomas Rivers Wing, The Rivers Hospital, High Wych Rd, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire CM21 0HH

Tel: 01279 602 667

www.helenrollason.org.uk

 

 

Herts Mind Network

Lets Talk Counselling service.

Locations in Hemel Hempstead, Ware, Bishop’s Stortford, Waltham Cross, Watford, Boreham Wood and Watford.

Tel: 08444 772 212

Email: info@hertsmindnetwork.org

www.letstalk.org.uk 


SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS

Teens Unite

Charity aiming to improve lives of young people aged 13-24 years with cancer and other life limiting illness. Runs regular fun days out such as concerts, art and beauty workshops and football matches.

Opportunities to gain life and career skills.

Specialist respite centre.

Tel: 01992 440091

Email: info@teenunitefightingcancer.org

www.teenunitefightingcancer.org

 

 

CLIC Sargent

Packages of care for children with cancer and their families.

Help, advice and information.

Tel: 0300 330 0803

www.clicksargent.org.uk

 

 

DAZU

A charity that provides a range of recreational activities for young people under 18, living in Enfield. Young carer’s project, counselling, and advocacy service.

The Ark, Unit 1, Marsh House, 500 Montagu road, Edmonton N9 0UR

Tel: 0208 373 2720

Email: dazu22@yahoo.com

Web: www.dazu.co.uk

 

 

Don’t Forget the Kids

Support group for children whose parents are coping with cancer

Broadwaters Childrens Centre, Adams Rd, London N17 6HE

Tel: 07506307173

Email: dontforgetthekidsuk@gmail.com

Web: www.dontforgetthekidsuk.org

 

 

Open Door

Young people’s counselling service ages 12-16 living in Haringey

 Monday-Thursday 9am – 6pm

Crouch End,12 Middle Lane N8 8PL

Tel: 0208 348 5947

 

 

Haringey Young Carers Project

For 5-18 year olds who are carers.

Kids time workshops, liaising with parents, advice, advocacy service

Tel: Selina Harriott 07971308891 Email: Selina.Harriott@haringey.gov.uk

www.youthspace.haringey.gov.uk/young-carers-project

Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice (0 – 19yrs)

3 Beauchamp Place, Victors Way, Barnet, EN5 5TZ

Tel: 020 8449 8877

www.noahsarkhospice.org.uk

 

 

Cruse Bereavement Care Hertfordshire

Free information and advice to anyone who has been affected by death. Volunteers provide support on a one to one basis.

Children’s and Young People’s Helpline: 01707 264 293

 

 

Talking with your Child about Cancer

London Cancer, UCLH Cancer Collaborative and Fruit Fly Collective film about on YouTube about talking to children about cancer.

www.fruitflycollective.com

www.londoncancer.org 


OTHER USEFUL ORGANISATIONS

Macmillan Cancer Support Line

General Information and emotional support: 0808 808 0000

Lines open Monday-Sunday 8am-8pm

Welfare Benefits and Financial advisers, cancer nurse advisers.

 

Willow Foundation

Organise special events for people 16-40 with life threatening conditions

Willow House, 18 Salisbury Square, Hatfield AL9 5BE

Tel: 01707 259777

www.willowfoundation.org.uk

 

The Haven

Support for anyone affected by breast cancer

Effie Rd, Fulham, London SW6 1TB

Tel: 02073840099

Email: info@thehaven.org.uk

 

Walking for Health

England-wide network to get people walking for health

Ramblers association and Macmillan

Tel: 0207 339 8541

Email: walkingforhealth@raqmblers.org.uk

www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/walkfinder

 

Health Trainers

Enfield and Haringey support for healthier lifestyles such as eating, drinking, being more active

Tel: 0208 379 5269

Email: health.trainers@enfield.gcsx.gov.uk

www.haringey.gov.uk

 

Breast Cancer Care

Information and support for people with breast cancer. Wellbeing events.

Tel: 0345 0771893

Email: movingforward@breastcancercare.org,uk

www.breastcancercare.org.uk

 

The Grove Bournemouth

A unique hotel for cancer patients and those with life threatening illness, provides support and nursing

2 Grove Rd, East Cliff, Bournemouth BH1 3AU

Tel: 01202552233

Email: enquiries@thegrovebournemouth.co.uk

www.thegrovebournemouth.co.uk

 

Chai Cancer Care

Jewish Community’s cancer care support organisation

North West London (Also Essex, Hackney, Southend, South London)

 

Chai Cancer Care Centre, 142-146 Great North Way, London NW4 1EH

Tel: 0208 202 2211

Helpline: 0808 8084567

www.chaicancercare.org

 

Tackle

National federation of prostate cancer support groups

www.tackleprostate.org.uk

 

Prostate Cancer UK

Information and research into prostate cancer

http://prostatecanceruk.org/about-us

 

The Friends of Prostate Sufferers (FOPS)

Support groups and information for prostate cancer patients and relatives.

Tel: Dennis and Gabrielle 02923 286804

Email: info@thefops.org.uk

www.thefops.org.uk

 

Shine Cancer Support

Network of cancer support for young adults

www.Shinecancersupport.co.uk

 

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Information, support groups, helpline, and patient grants

Tel: 03333237200

Email: info@roycastle.org

www.roycastle.org

 

British Lung Foundation

Research and information on lung conditions

www.blf.org.uk

 

Compassion in Dying

Support and information about end of life choices and rights

Tel: 0800 999 2434

www.compassionindying.org.uk

 

Marie Curie

Care and support for terminal care, CNS, hospices, information, helper volunteers

Support Line: 0800 500 1210North London Helpers: 0800 3047408

www.mariecurie.org.uk

Good Gym

For over 60s requiring practical help e.g.: gardening, moving furniture, cleaning windows. Runners visit.

Tel: 0203 432 3920

www.goodgym.org

 

Ellie’s Friends

Discounts and free products to people with cancer.

www.Elliesfriends.org

 

Trekstock

Charity providing support, physical activity programmes and social activities for young adults ages 18-30 with cancer.

Tel: 0207 439 8607

www.trekstock.com

 

Age UK London

Charity supporting Londoners over the age of 50 to improve their quality of life and live well. Age UK London, 6th Floor, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA.

Tel: 0207 820 6770

Email general@ageuklondon.org

www.ageuk.org.uk/london/