This page brings together a number of websites and resources designed to support patients, their carers, friends, and family through a diagnosis, treatment and beyond.
A new video from South East London Cancer Alliance (SELCA) patients is sharing practical tips on how to overcome some of the concerns and make the best of your virtual consultations. Watch the video here.
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Dimbleby Cancer Care is a support and information service based at Guy’s Cancer Centre for patients and their carers from south east London and west Kent. The staff work closely with the clinical teams to make sure you have all the information and support you need while having cancer treatment at Guy's and St Thomas'.
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
The Macmillan drop-in cancer information centre at King’s College Hospital provides help and support if you are living with – or have survived – cancer. They also can assist your carers, your relatives and your friends.
- Telephone: 078 1339 9714 to speak to a member of the team, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
The Macmillan advice and guidance service is based at the University Hospital Lewisham. They work with clinical nurse specialists to provide holistic care to cancer patients, including phone support, information, and recommending cancer support resources and services.
Cancer Wellbeing London advertises cancer health and wellbeing information activities and seminars run by the NHS in your area. There are short videos providing advice on common concerns and there are links to the major cancer charities.
The Cancer Care Map is an online directory that helps people find cancer care and support services in their local area.
Cancer Research UK has a range of resources to manage the emotional, physical and practical effects of cancer.
Macmillan Cancer Support offer emotional, physical and financial support from the moment you’re diagnosed.
Borough wellbeing hubs
A number of the south east London boroughs provide information and support for residents’ wellbeing.
NHS Live Well
NHS Live Well provides advice, tips and tools to help you make the best choices about your health and wellbeing.