Life with cancer is still life, make sure your clients and patients have access to help and support
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Making a referral to the Macmillan information & Support Service at Tameside Hospital

 

If you would like to make a referral to the Macmillan Information and Support Service at Tameside hospital

Please call  0161 922 5644 or email macmillan.info@tgh.nhs.uk

We can also accept referrals securely via an NHS.NET email account, tga-tr.tamesidemacmillan@nhs.net

Please contact us if you would like to discuss secure communications with your service, the Macmillan Information & Support Service & other services. 

We want to make it as easy as possible for health and Social care professionals to refer to our service however we do need to know that consent has been given for the referral, preferred method of contact & if we can leave messages, the more information we have concerning clients condition, needs & concerns always helps.  Please complete a referral form. You can email your completed form to us or post it to our contact address.   

 

 

 

Making a referral to Macmillan Solutions 

Macmillan Solutions offers emotional and practical support to people affected by cancer in their own homes or local community venues. Macmillan Solutions aim to give beneficiaries more independence, choice and control in their lives, by providing them with a range of support depending on their needs.

Macmillan Solutions is available to anyone affected by cancer, whether you have just been diagnosed, are undergoing treatment or are in remission.

Our volunteers support cancer patients, their families, carers and friends.

If you have a need related to cancer talk to us about how we could help you.

Referring to Macmillan Solutions is easy. Just pick up the phone and talk to us or send us an email. We accept self referrals as well as referrals from health and social care organisations.

Tel: 0161 830 7000


Email: macmillansolutions@audaciouschurch.com

Website: www.macmillansolutions.org.uk

 

 
 

Making a referral to Tameside and Glossop, Healthy Minds Emotional Support and Talking Therapy Service at the Tameside Macmillan Unit  

Making a referral to Tameside and Glossop Healthy Minds

Emotional Support and Therapy Service at the Tameside Macmillan Unit

In partnership with the Tameside MacMillan Unit, Tameside and Glossop Healthy Minds service offer support and treatment for those who are affected  by cancer and experiencing symptoms such as difficulty sleeping, low mood / depression, stress, worry or anxiety, feelings of hopelessness or panic attacks. The service can also help those dealing with the effects of a long-term health problems or chronic pain, Post Natal Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, phobias, or disordered eating.

If you would like to make a direct referral to Tameside and Glossop Healthy Minds service at the Tameside Macmillan Unit you can do so using the online referral portal here:

IAPT portal for Tameside & Glossop professionals.

The Tameside and Glossop Healthy Minds service is for people over the age of 16 years, who are registered with a GP or reside in the Tameside and Glossop area.

In the referral please indicate clearly that it is for the attention of the Healthy Minds service at the Tameside MacMillan Unit.

​Please be aware that the Tameside and Glossop Healthy Minds Service in is a NON-URGENT Psychological Therapy service for mild to moderate mental health difficulties.

If there is an immediate and /or significant risk, a GP referral to the RAID service is required.

For all other mental health concerns, please email a referral to the Access team on 

pcn-tr.tandgaccessteam@nhs.net

​If you would like to discuss referring to Healthy Minds at the Tameside Macmillan Unit please contact the Macmillan information and support service on 0161 922 5644 or email macmillan.info@tgh.nhs.uk. 

 

Making a referral to Tameside Live Well Live Active Service

 

Once referred, we will arrange a 1 on 1 meeting with one of our Specialist Lifestyle Advisors who will individualise an exercise programme or advise on appropriate physical activity to suit needs and medical history. The advisor will also take some vital measurements, to monitor progress and health and ensure the programme is working upon your initial consultation and then again throughout.  Guidance through the entire process.

Live Active accept referrals securely via an NHS.NET email account, sarah.berne@nhs.net

Please contact the Macmillan Information and Support team us if you would like to discuss secure communications with your service. 

 

We want to make it as easy as possible for health and Social care professionals to refer to our service however we do need to know that consent has been given for the referral, preferred method of contact & if we can leave messages, the more information we have concerning clients condition, needs & concerns always helps.  Please complete a referral form. 

Making a referral to Be Well Tameside smoking cessation service  

 

Be Well Tameside is a holistic, early intervention and prevention service supporting Tameside residents who present a range of lifestyle issues and other factors which impact on their health and wellbeing.

Be Well Tameside offers a free confidential NHS one-to-one Stop Smoking service.  Offering  support, advice and encouragement to help smokers quit smoking for good. Be Well Tameside offers:
 

  • 1-2-1 appointments

  • Regular contact and support to help you achieve your goals

  • Practical tips

  • Information about local groups in your area

  • Help to access other services locally, such as mental health, debt, housing, volunteering and employment.

You are 4 times more likely to successfully quit smoking with specialist support than quitting on your own.

Be Well Tameside is committed to helping our Tameside residents and those who work, stay in hospital or have a GP in Tameside.
Be Well Tameside can support anyone from the age of 16 plus, for stop smoking support there is no age criteria but most pharmacotherapy products can be recommended from age 12 onwards.

 

Call Be Well Tameside on 0161 716 2000, or email bewelltameside@nhs.net for FREE support and advice to quit smoking.

Be Well Tameside  accept referrals securely via an NHS.NET email account, bewelltameside@nhs.net

For more information, please contact Be Well Tameside

Phone: 0161 716 2000 Fax: 0161 716 2011
Email:
bewelltameside@nhs.net

(Referrals can be faxed or emailed)

 
 

Making a referral to Tameside Macmillan Welfare Rights Service

 

If you would like to make a referral to Tameside Macmillan welfare rights service

Please email a completed referral sheet to janet.jolly@tameside.gov.uk 

If you would like to discuss referring to Tameside Macmillan Welfare rights service

Please contact Tameside Welfare rights on 0161 342 3494

Please contact us if you would like to discuss secure communications with your service and Tameside Macmillan welfare rights service & other services

 

 

 

Making a referral to the Derbyshire Macmillan Welfare Rights Service

 

If you would like to make a referral to Derbyshire Macmillan Welfare Rights

Please or email a completed referral sheet to welfarebenefits@derbyshire.gov.uk

Please note referrals sent by email from an NHS.net or ​tgh.nhs.uk which are un-encrypted to a .gov.uk email account are not considered secure. To send a secure email use the trust guidance on encrypting and sending emails with secure passwords.  If you do not have access to the secure encryption service or are just unsure what to do, you can send your referral to the Macmillan Information and support team who will send your referral securely to Derbyshire`s Macmillan welfare rights officer on your behalf

Please contact the Macmillan Information & Support Service if you would like to discuss secure communications with your service, Derbyshire`s Macmillan welfare Rights Service & other services.

If you would like to discuss referring to Derbyshire Macmillan Welfare rights service

Please contact George Downs 01246 568 801

Get up and Go

Get up and Go Is a brand-new Age UK Tameside support service for older people who want to get back on track, sometimes in life you can feel down, a little stuck, or find it hard coping with major change like loss or bereavement.

Our service offers up to 6 weeks one to one support by qualified professional staff who understand the ups and downs life can bring. Support can be provided in the home or at a local community space close to where you live.

The service also offers group support for those older people who find it helps to be with other people going through similar experiences.

To access the service you need to complete a referral form and return it to referrals@ageuktameside.com

The team will contact you to arrange a first visit to help decide what you want to do next. To find out more visit out website www.ageuk.org.uk/tameside or call 0161 308 5000 and speak to our Client Services Staff.

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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.