Northern Centre for Cancer Care

General cancer support groups and organisations

These groups and organisations may be able to offer advice and support for people living with cancer.

Support groups

Berwick and District Cancer Support Group

The groups provides:

  • Free transport to and  from hospital appointments.
  • Practical help and advice

Central Palz

Accepts referrals from primary and secondary care, and provides (for patients and carers):

  • Social interaction and outings
  • Complementary therapies
  • Physiotherapy/gym
  • Counselling
  • Internet access

Cancer Connections

The group provides:

  • Drop in service for patients and/or carers
  • Friendship
  • Emotional/Practical help/support (including home visits)
  • Counselling
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Benefits/Financial advice
  • Advice/Support in the event of bereavement

Northumberland Cancer Support Group

Offers support and friendship to people affected by cancer and their families.

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