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Support Groups

Cruse Bereavement Care Lancashire

Providing free help and support for adults bereaved by death

 

  • One to one support in your own home by highly trained volunteers
  • A range of different support methods
  • An understanding of grief and bereavement
  • Information and advice
  • Promoting the needs of bereaved people

 

These helplines offer an answerphone service - Each call receives a response within 24 hours

Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre - 01772 686668

Preston, Central and East Lancashire - 01772 433645

Area email: lancashire@cruse.org.uk

Website: www.cruselancashire.org.uk


Bereavement Care Support for adults on the Fylde Coast following the death of someone close to them.

The attached booklet below outlines some of the organisations that are available both locally and nationally to support those who have been bereaved through the death of someone they know.  Your GP may also be able to assist you with feelings of grief and challenges with coping.

Bereavement Care Support Booklet for Adults


Horizon

Alcohol, drugs & sexual health support

LGBT Social & Support Group Events 2017

We can offer:

  • Single Point of Access
  • Information
  • Treatment
  • Testing
  • Outreach
  • Harm reduction
  • Community and In-Patient Detox and Rehab
  • Peer Mentors/Volunteering
  • Recovery Communities
  • Support Groups

 

Contact us direct, or access our services via your GP or other health/social professional.

Alcohol and drug concerns - 01253 752100

Sexual Health and harm reduction - 01253 311431

the hub (under 25s) - 01253 476010

Email: hello@horizonblackpool.uk

 

Supported and funded by Blackpool Council.  Working in partnership with other community and social organisations for Blackpool.


My Cancer Treatment

Brought to you by the National Peer Review Programme

My Cancer Treatment provides up to date and accessible information about NHS cancer services in England, for most of the common cancers and some of the rarer cancers.

The reports available provide information to help you decide where to go for your cancer treatment including:

  • How well the team compares to all the other teams in the country providing similar services

  • Identification of any serious concerns or immediate risks, highlighting where they has been any compromise to quality of patient care, or risk to patient or staff safety

  • If the cancer service has all relevant members of the tem, including a clinical nurse specialist

  • Percentage of patients seen by the hospital, that meet the cancer waiting times standards, set by the Department of Health

  • Survey results about how other cancer patients rate their experiences of care in that hospital

My Cancer Treatment is proudly supported by Macmillan Cancer support and we are working together to make My Cancer Treatment accessible, easy to use and helpful for people affected by cancer.

Giving you the knowledge to decide where you would like to be treated

www.mycancertreatment.nhs.uk

My Cancer Treatment

National Peer Review programme

Level 18

Portland House

Bressenden Place

London

SW1E 5RS

Email: enquiries@mycancertreatment.info


Free mobile phones for all cancer patients

Simpal will provide free calls/text/data and mobiles where appropriate, to those affected by cancer aiming to help minimise some of the isolation, loneliness and financial pressure that many people affected by cancer face. This service offers 6months of free calls and texts to help when spare money may be tight. It also is available for people around the patient, not only the patient.

 

This service is absolutely free and available wherever you are in the UK.  Please get in touch if you or anyone you know may benefit from their work – there is an online application form to complete or someone can complete the application form over the telephone.  http://www.yoursimpal.com/    Tel: 0800 5677890. You can also apply on someone else’s behalf, for example if you are a carer or health care professional.

 

 

 



 
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