The team caring for you will provide some emotional support and information. We have a team of counsellors available if you want to explore how you feel further and want some time and space to do this. You can contact them or 020 7472 6739.
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We have a psychiatrist who holds a clinic in the oncology department on a Monday morning. Your specialist, or one of the counsellors, can refer you to this clinic.
We also have a link with a nurse specialist who can provide you with advice and support in telling children about their parents cancer and any concerns over children affected by an adults cancer. Please ask the team caring for you to refer you to this service.
The chaplaincy provide spritual care and general support. You can contact them on 020 7794 0500 x33096.
For details of other groups please contact the Macmillan Cancer Support on 0808 808 0000. Macmillan also provide general information about living with cancer and help & support can be also be found there.
Prostate cancer support group
The Men's Den is a support group for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Further information and meeting times can be found under urology.
The palliative care team works both within the hospital and the community of North Camden. Palliative care concentrates on quality of life issues for patients and families. The team has specialist skills in pain management and the control of other symptoms. They provide information and support on social, emotional and spiritual matters.
For more information, please see the pages on the palliative care team.
For information about the trust's complementary therapy services section please see the complementary therapy pages.