November 26, 2019

You could get £140 off your electricity bill for winter 2019 to 2020 under the Warm Home Discount Scheme.

The money is not paid to you - it’s a one-off discount on your electricity bill, between September and March.

You may be able to get the discount on your gas bi...

November 26, 2019

If you were born on or before 5 November 1954 you could get between £100 and £300 to help you pay your heating bills. This is known as a ‘Winter Fuel Payment’.

You usually get a Winter Fuel Payment automatically if you are eligible and you get the State Pensio...

November 26, 2019

More than one in three people diagnosed with cancer say they feel the cold more. If you are going through cancer treatment, you may be at home often and spending more on energy costs. 

If you are worried about paying your energy bills, you should tell your supplier that...

November 26, 2019

You may get a Cold Weather Payment if you’re getting certain benefits, including Pension Credit Income Support income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance income-related Employment and Support Allowance Universal Credit. There are conditions to eligibility, please check the lin...

November 26, 2019

Sandra, diagnosed with breast cancer, was supported by Macmillan and npower (pictured).

Nearly 1 in 3 people diagnosed with cancer say they feel the cold more*. We’ve been working with npower for 14 years to help people living with cancer who are struggling to keep warm...

Signs & symptoms of mouth cancer

Mouth cancer can often be spotted in its early stages by your dentist during a thorough mouth examination.

This happens during your routine dental check-up.

Mouth cancers can start anywhere in the mouth. This includes:

  • lips

  • front...

November 1, 2019

Each Year Movember is responsible for thousands of moustaches on mend faces in the uk and around the world, with men growing moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men's health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men's suicide...

Symptoms of lung cancer

If you have any symptom that's been bothering you, it's best to visit your GP as early as possible to get it checked out.

The symptoms of lung cancer may include:

  • a continuing cough, or change in a long-standing cough

  • becoming breathless a...

Symptoms of pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer may not cause symptoms for a long time.

Some people may have only one symptom. The main symptoms are:

pain or discomfort


weight loss

feeling sick.

Pancreatic cancer can also cause other symptoms. These are listed below...

October 25, 2019

Travel insurance is a popular topic of conversation among people affected by cancer. Our travel insurance group on our Online Community is a place where people can share their experiences of finding affordable coverage suited to them.

You can read our most recent blog u...

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