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Free cancer information and support

Macmillan podMacmillan Cancer Support’s team of Information and Support Specialists are coming to PinderfieldsGeneral Hospital in Wakefieldfrom 4thto 8thAugust 2014 to offer free, confidential, advice and support to anyone with a concern or a question relating to cancer.


No appointment is necessary, and anyone is welcome.


The team have launched a new Info Pod service this year which will enable them to get out and visit new communities at sites including hospitals, shopping centres, public events and exhibitions. It will be sited next to the reception in the main hospital building, Aberford Road, Wakefield, WF1 4DG and be open from9.00am to 4.00pm.


Helen Kennedy, Lead Cancer Information and Support Specialist at Macmillan, said: “We wanted to make sure we go even further this year to get support into the heart of the community. We are now getting out and about more and can offer a variety of services depending on where we are going. We have a large range of free information leaflets for people to take away about all aspects of a cancer diagnosis and our Information Specialists are available to provide one to one confidential support.”


If you cannot visit the team when they come to Pinderfields General Hospitalbut have questions about cancer, visit  call Macmillan free on 0808 808 00 00.