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Macmillian Cancer Support
Provides practical, medical, emotional and financial support and campaign for better cancer care.
t: 0808 808 0000 9.00am- 8.00pm, Monday- Friday.
Citizens Advice Oldham Macmillan Benefits Advice Service
The Macmillan Benefits Advice Service provides advice and assistance with benefit entitlement for Oldham residents and people having treatment in Oldham, along with their families and carers. Opening times Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm.
- Free and confidential specialist benefits advice service to people living with cancer and to their families and carers
- Provide telephone advice, appointments and home visits (Oldham residents only)
- Run an outreach session at the Royal Oldham Hospital
Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care
The Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care team support patients with their clinical treatment and recovery. They provide support to patients, listen and support people with their personal concerns to ensure that their recovery is not affected by concerns, fears or beliefs.
A full chaplaincy service is available Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm. However, we will always be available for emergencies and urgent needs 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Emergencies – Please ring the hospital switchboard and ask for the Chaplain on 0161 6240420.
Non-Urgent Enquiries – Please contact one of the site offices listed below:
Fairfield General Hospital – 0161 7783568
North Manchester General Hospital – 0161 7202990
The Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Infirmary and Floyd Unit – 0161 6278796
Team Coordinator – 0161 7785259
Age UK Oldham
General homecare advice and information on benefits to clients aged over 50 years.
3 Lord Street, Oldham OL1 3HB
t: 0161 633 0213
Skin cancer UK support group
Provide support to cancer patients and their families
Charity that provide help and support for people and their families who are living with conditions, marks and scars that affect their appearance.
t: 0300 012 0275
Skin Cancer Hub
Information on to support prevention and early diagnosis
Skin Cancer Foundation
Alopecia Patient Support Groups