Information and support
Breast Cancer Nurses
Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital
Office number: 01256 313126
Sandy Lyford: 07917 241479 (work mobile)
Lizzie Shrimpton: 07917 241469 (work mobile)
Alison Terry: 07827 896883 (work mobile)
Breast Cancer Care
0808 800 6000
Breast Cancer Care offers face to face support groups, access to breast cancer nurses and peer support. They provide breast cancer publications and online information. They also campaign for better care of anyone affected by breast cancer.
Macmillan Cancer Support
0808 800 00 00
Open 8am to 8pm
7 days a week
Health Information Point (HiP)
Based at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, the HiP can assist with information on medical conditions, treatments, healthy lifestyles, support groups and signposting to other agencies.
A twice weekly Hampshire Macmillan Citizens Advice Service financial clinic is also held there for anyone affected by cancer (please call 0344 847 7727 to make an appointment at the financial clinic).
The HiP is open Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am and 4pm.
Wessex Cancer Trust
Hampshire charity providing complementary therapies, counselling and emotional support to anyone affected by any type of cancer.
Wessex Cancer Trust also offers health and wellbeing information, courses and an exercise programme.
Look Good, Feel Better
(local booking line)
The only international cancer support charity that helps people manage the visible side effects of cancer treatment.
Local sessions are now held in the radiotherapy department at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital. For further details or to book your place, telephone 01256 315050.
Penny Brohn Cancer Care
0303 300 118