The information centre is closed for public access we remain open for telephone and online support


We are sorry but due to the current situation, following government and trust guidance we have had to close the Macmillan information and support service for public access from 24th March 2020.

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.


if you need help with a pain management or health concern please contact your specialist nurse, community Macmillan nurse, district nurse or GP



We continue to be here to provide practical & emotional support to anyone affected by cancer.

You can contact the Macmillan information and support service on 0161 922 5644 and by email macmillan.info@tgh.nhs.uk




Macmillan Cancer Support National Helpline

Macmillan Cancer Supports National helpline available monday to Friday 9am to 5pm to listen help & support Call on 0808 808 00 00 8am - 8pm).

The Macmillan Support Line, staffed by trained experts, offers people with cancer and their loved ones practical, clinical, financial and emotional support.




Macmillan Cancer Support - Online Community

If your facing cancer, or love someone who is, there may be times when you need to talk about things or just hear from those who have been there.

Macmillan cancer Supports online community has people who understand how you feel, because they`re facing cancer too.

It`s safe and always open online

To speak to someone who understands go to community.macmillan.org.uk


Tameside and Glossop

Macmillan information and support service

Tameside Macmillan Unit

Tameside Hospital, Fountain Street

Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 9RW

Email Macmillan.info@tgh.nhs.uk

Call 0161 922 5640

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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.