Basingstoke Radiotherapy department: 01256 315059
Basingstoke Breast Care Nurses: 01256 313126
Southampton Radiotherapy department: 02381 208568
Benefits enquiry line: 0800 882200
Macmillan Cancer Support
89 Albert Embankment
London SE1 7UQ
Tel: 020 7840 7840
Macmillan Freephone 0808 808 0000
Provides free information and emotional support for people living with cancer and their friends and families. You can also obtain information about UK cancer support groups and organisations. Macmillan offers free confidential information about cancer types, treatments and what you may expect in the future.
Cancer Help UK
Freephone Helpline: 0808 800 4040 (Monday–Friday 9:00–17:00)
If you live in the U.K. nurses can answer your questions about cancer and its treatment options.
Wesex Cancer Trust: 02380 672200
Telephone: 111 (Open 24-hours a day for advice)
Department of Health (DH)
The DH has published many documents about cancer services and continues to provide information. They also provide a framework for local cancer networks in England and aid in assessment to ensure the quality of services provided.
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
71 High Holborn
London WC1V 6NA
NICE provides guidance for healthcare professionals, patients and their carers. They can provide information that may assist in decisions about treatment and healthcare.