Macmillan Cancer Support (Scotland and Northern Ireland)

Information and support for people affected by cancer

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To develop and promote new ideas for the treatment, care and support for cancer patients and their families.

Services provided:

  • Funding of patient care initiatives (Macmillan nurses, doctors and other health professionals)
  • Professional education
  • Provision of buildings for both patients and their families
  • Developing new and supporting existing cancer centres
  • Information provision
  • Give welfare rights and financial advice to help people cope with the extra costs cancer can bring, see
  • Provision of patient grants
  • Benefits advice service in some areas
  • Supports patient and public involvement in service planning, development and evaluation.

Opening hours:

Monday – Thursday, 9.00am – 5.00pm
Friday, 9.00am – 4.30pm.
Cancerline 0808 808 0000: Monday – Friday 9.00am – 8.00pm


132 Rose Street

Phone: 0131 260 3720
Helpline number: 0808 808 0000

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