Cancer Support Services in Primary Care
This plan on a page is a useful tool within primary care to use to help signpost and support patient’s undergoing cancer care. Furthermore, it is important to also acknowledge the support family members need during this difficult phase and thus the resources below can be useful.
Paul’s Cancer Support Centre
Support for patient and families. Both phone and face to face advice. Counselling, relaxation classes and home visits in addition to a variety of other support.
Macmillan Community Link Worker in Wandsworth
A specialist link worker in Wandsworth employed to provide holistic support to those living with cancer and their Carers. Excellent first point of contact. New during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Macmillan Move More Wandsworth
Move More Wandsworth is a scheme to help patients with cancer diagnoses stay active.
Macmillan Citizens Advice Service for South West London
A specialist service giving beneﬁts and money advice for people affected by cancer. This service supports patients to apply for all the financial support they are entitled to.
Telephone: 0207 042 0332
Macmillan Cancer Psychological Support Service (CaPS)
GPs are also available to refer to Macmillan Cancer Psychological Support Service (CaPS) for all patients who have received care at St George’s Hospital in the last 2 years. If patients wish to be referred to this service then they are recommended to speak to their GP or clinician.
Cancer Care Map
This is a simple, online resource that helps you find cancer support services in your local area. You can search for services related to specific types of cancer, for example, breast cancer and prostate cancer.