Macmillan Support Centre

The aim of the Department is to ensure that people affected by cancer have access to comprehensive and appropriate information and support, via a drop-in service or telephone helpline. We provide a free and confidential service in a relaxed environment. 

We offer support and information to anyone with cancer, their relatives, friends and carers.

Staff and trained volunteers can listen to your worries and concerns and offer free, confidential support and advice.


 What we offer:


  • Support for anyone who has cancer, their relatives, carers and friends 
  • Information on the many different types of cancer and treatment, plus living well with cancer 
  • Details of other local and national support agencies and services 
  • Referral to the local Macmillan Benefits Service that offers a free, confidential welfare benefits advice service to people living with cancer, their carers and relatives 
  • Liaison with Cancer Nurse Specialists, Oncology Medical Staff, Palliative Care Team, Oncology & Haematology Day Unit,  Macmillan Dietetic Service and psychological support service. 
  • Central point of contact for all cancer enquiries


The Macmillan Team

Our team consists of Centre Manager and 5 Cancer Support workers , supported by trained volunteers.

Our opening hours are Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 4.00 pm excluding Bank Holidays. You do not need to make an appointment as we offer a drop in service.


Contact Details

Macmillan Support Centre

1st Floor, Weston General Hospital

Grange Road, Uphill , Weston-Super-Mare BS23 4TQ

Telephone: 01934 881078 or 01934 881079 ( answer machine available ) 


Psychology Services

While we hope that everyone who supports you thinks about your psychological and emotional wellbeing, the psychology services offer more specialised support. Clinical psychologists work with people who are experiencing a variety of psychological difficulties, sometimes in the context of medical illness. Weston General currently has one Clinical Psychologist working with the team who offers support to patients and important people in their lives when they are experiencing emotional or psychological difficulties as a result of having cancer.


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Pictures of our Macmillan Support Centre