Palliative care support services
We work with a range of support services and organisations for people in Nottinghamshire.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre
This can be found near oncology outpatients at the City Hospital. It provides information, practical advice and support for people with cancer, their families and friends.
Meeting details: Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 9am-4pm; Wednesday and Thursday from 9am-5pm.
Tel: 0115 840 2650
Disabled facilities: Facilities available (level access on ground floor and wheelchair-accessible toilet.) No hearing loop.
Maggie's Centre (City Hospital)
The Maggie’s Centre is located in the grounds of City Hospital near the Breast Institute. It’s a short walk from Hayward House. It’s a drop in centre where you can pick up useful information, join in group work, receive benefits advice or simply have a cup of tea in a welcoming and friendly environment. Information on all the services can be seen on the centre’s website: www.maggiescentres.org
Support for families and young children
Winston's Wish - the charity for bereaved children
Guidance and information for families or carers of bereaved children. Contains an excellent interactive section for children.
SPIRAL at Family Care
Helps children and young people aged 5 to 17 with emotional support following the loss of someone important in their lives.
The BECONN project which stands for: Black and Ethnic Minority Carers of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, supports carers from black and white ethnic minority communities across Greater Nottingham.
For more information contact J Francis.
The centre is open Monday-Friday from 9am-4:30pm
Tel: 0115 912 8016
Address: Carers Centre, 1 Beech Avenue, Sherwood Rise, Nottingham NG7 7LJ.
There are disabled facilities available on site: (ramped access to building; services are provided on upper floor. Wheelchair-accessible toilet and hearing loop.)