Services in Stockport
Beechwood Cancer Care
Beechwood offer support to anyone living with cancer and other life limiting illness, as well as relatives and carers. Beechwood understand just how cancer and illness can affect someone's life and how helpful it can be to talk with those supporting someone through their illness.
Visitors to the centre can choose from a range of support, including one to one counselling, complementary therapies and group sessions.
Beechwood help with every stage of cancer including those who have just been diagnosed and need a listening ear, people at different stages of treatment and those ready to move on following treatment.
0161 476 0384
Chelford Grove, Stockport, Greater Manchester SK3 8LS
St Ann's Hospice
St Ann's Hospice believe everyone deserves the best quality of life possible. They aim to meet the unique physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of those with a life-limiting illness. They too provide specialist palliative care for people with cancer and non-cancer life-limiting illnesses, at all stages of their illness and offer support to their families and carers.
St Ann's Hospice are located in three areas across Greater Manchester; Heald Green, Little Hulton, and the Neil Cliffe Centre at Wythenshawe Hospital. They provide support to people in their own homes in certain areas. All our services are free of charge.
Advice lines are available to health and social care professionals, patients and carers living in Stockport, Manchester, Salford and Trafford.
Heald Green 0800 970 7970
Little Hulton 0808 144 2860
0161 437 8136
St Ann’s Road North, Heald Green, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 3SZ
Other Services outside of Stockport and Nationwide
Macmillan Cancer support
If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with cancer, Macmillan are there to help. Find out how they can support you, find out more the different cancer types, get advice around paying bills, benefits or treatment.
Their Cancer Information and Support Specialists will listen, offer emotional support, practical information and guidance to help you find the right support. If you'd like to talk to the team, call the Macmillan Support Line on 0808 808 00 00 and chat to a specialist online, available 7 days a week, 8am-8pm.
You can also post a question for the team in our Online Community where you can talk with people who understand how you feel.
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If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with cancer, Maggie's can help. Maggies understand that when you're diagnosed with cancer you need much more than medical support.
You might need information about how treatment will affect you; emotional support and practical advice; a place to go where you can talk to people going through the same things or simply for a quiet escape from a clinical environment.
They offer one-to-one sessions, workshops or support groups as well as help with money worries and benefits. They also work with experts who provide exercise groups, yoga, nutrition advice and more.
Maggie’s is an independent charity – but their centres are beside major cancer hospitals across the UK and they have excellent relationships with our partner hospitals. You can drop into Maggies for practical, emotional and social support from their professional staff at any time from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
0161 641 4848
The Robert Parfett Building, The Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, 15 Kinnaird Road, Manchester, M20 4QL
Neil Cliffe Centre at Wythenshawe
The Neil Cliffe Centre at Wythenshawe Hospital offers holistic support for people living with cancer, their families and carers.
A team of healthcare professionals, nurses, therapists and counsellors listen to concerns and work with each patient individually to try and obtain optimal physical, social and psychological wellbeing. Services can help with a range of physical, psychological, emotional and social issues, including:
- Managing symptoms of pain, fatigue breathlessness
- Promoting independence with gentle exercise and physiotherapy
- Helping with relaxation and stress management through creative activities, group work, or one to one individual sessions – including complementary therapies
- Support for those looking after people with life-limiting illnesses
All services are free. Drop in at the centre any weekday between 10am and 4pm, or phone for advice.
0161 291 2912
Neil Cliffe centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Southmoor Road, Manchester M23 9LT