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Emotional support and wellbeing services for North Middlesex Hospital Cancer Patients






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 020 8887 3992 or email
Macmillan Barnet Citizens Advice Bureau clinic on Wednesdays 9am-12noon (drop in 12.30pm-1.30pm).
Tel: Bettina on 020 8440 4227 or email

 Helen Rollason Centre
Radiotherapy department, ground floor of podium building
Counselling, complementary therapies (including aromatherapy/massage) and support group
Tel: 020 8887 2408

Macmillan Cancer Clinical Psychology Service  

Radiotherapy department, ground floor, podium building.
Tel: 020 8882 2640/2576
Psychological therapy for cancer patients and carers.


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

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

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: 020 8441 7000

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

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
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




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




Enfield Counselling Centre

St Pauls Centre, 102a Church St,

Enfield EN2 6AR

Tel: 0208 367 2333




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




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

Tel: 0208 365 5138




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

Tel: 0208 275 6550



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




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



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




Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service - Barnet Hospital

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, Barnet Hospital,
Wellhouse Lane, Barnet EN5 3DJ
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





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


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



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


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





Support network for women with cancer

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

Tel: 07703 254 001/ 07717 895 533



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



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



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










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




CLIC Sargent

Packages of care for children with cancer and their families.

Help, advice and information.

Tel: 0300 330 0803




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





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





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:

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

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

Tel: 020 8449 8877



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.









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



The Haven

Support for anyone affected by breast cancer

Effie Rd, Fulham, London SW6 1TB

Tel: 02073840099




Walking for Health

England-wide network to get people walking for health

Ramblers association and Macmillan

Tel: 0207 339 8541




Health Trainers

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

Tel: 0208 379 5269




Breast Cancer Care

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

Tel: 0345 0771893




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




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




National federation of prostate cancer support groups



Prostate Cancer UK

Information and research into prostate cancer



The Friends of Prostate Sufferers (FOPS)

Support groups and information for prostate cancer patients and relatives.

Tel: Dennis and Gabrielle 02923 286804




Shine Cancer Support

Network of cancer support for young adults



Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Information, support groups, helpline, and patient grants

Tel: 03333237200




British Lung Foundation

Research and information on lung conditions



Compassion in Dying

Support and information about end of life choices and rights

Tel: 0800 999 2434



Marie Curie

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

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

Good Gym

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

Tel: 0203 432 3920



Ellie’s Friends

Discounts and free products to people with cancer.




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

Tel: 0207 439 8607



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