Getting Travel Insurance

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 update here , or visit the travel insurance group here to take part in the discussion. More information about travelling with cancer can be found in our booklet Travel and cancer.

Brave the shave

The fantastic Alison Barker, medical secretary for the adult medicine team is braving the shave to raise funds for Macmillan cancer support. Location:- Hartshead South Reception Date:- Monday 3rd September 2018 Time:- 1pm How people can donate:- Text:- SHAVE 19097 to 70550 Online:- Via the Brave the Shave Website. – then just search for my name Whether you're shaving your hair or donating to a brave shaver, your support means Macmillan can be there for even more people from the moment of their cancer diagnosis. Thanks to you we’ll be able to give them practical, emotional and genuinely personal support through cancer, from help with money worries to b

Tameside and Glossop Macmillan Information and Support Service. Temporary changes to opening tim

We are making some temporary changes to our opening times from 13th august to 28th August. Only the Macmillan Information and Support service is affected All other services & appointments at the Tameside Macmillan Unit will continue as normal. If you are concerned about your appointment at the Tameside Macmillan unit please call the units main reception on 0161 922 5640. Our Benefits Advice, Complementary Therapy, Emotional Support & Support at home appointments & drop in services are not affected & will continue as normal. We are open 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday 13th August 9:00am to 4:00pm Tuesday 14th August 9:00am to 3:00pm Wednesday 15th August We are closed from Thursday 16th August to Sun

Macmillan Free Wills Month – August 2018

During Free Wills Month you can write your will with one of Macmillan cancer Support`s four highly regarded partners, in a way that is best suited to you and your needs. There is no obligation to leave a gift in your will to Macmillan in order to use the service, but anything you do leave will help to fund Macmillan’s services for generations to come. To find out more about our limited-time offer and how easy making a will is, please call 0808 808 00 00 for a free chat or visit – which also lists our terms and conditions. Offer ends 31 August 2018.

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Macmillan information and support service

Tameside Macmillan Unit

Tameside Hospital, Fountain Street

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Open Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm 

(Except Bank Holidays).

Drop-in service, no appointment needed. However please contact us first if you are making a special journey, to ensure someone is available to see you.