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New Holbeach outreach sessions for cancer patients, friends, family and carers

Cancer patients, their friends, family and carers in Holbeach will now be able to get information, advice and support closer to home.

A new outreach session will enable people living in and around the area to access regular information and support about cancer and caring for someone with cancer.

Starting this month, trained staff from the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service at United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust will be at the Boots store on Holbeach High Street on the last Wednesday of every month.

Macmillan Cancer Support (6697610)
Macmillan Cancer Support (6697610)

From 10am to noon, staff from the Macmillan service will be on hand to offer advice and provide information on a range of topics related to cancer.

Fran Sharp, Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service Lead, said: “We run similar sessions across the county and are delighted to be able to offer this to the people of Holbeach. It’s important that this support is available for local patients, their families and carers.

“We also have a cancer information and support centre at Pilgrim Hospital in Boston, where people can drop in or call for advice.”

The sessions will take place on:

The last Wednesday of every month (starting January 30), Boots Store, 27 High Street, Holbeach, 10am to noon.

For further information about these sessions, call Katrina Simpson on 01205 446 392.

To find out about the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service, and the outreach sessions across the county, visit www.ulh.nhs.uk/services/macmillan/


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