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Macmillan Cancer Support

Scottish Borders Macmillan Welfare Benefits Partnership

Service

The Scottish Borders Benefit Advice Service assists with social security benefits, tax credits, appeals, grants, council services, and transport concessions. It operates in the Scottish Borders.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Apply for a blue badge - Scottish Borders

Service

This service in the Scottish Borders provides information on how to apply for a Blue Badge for people with disabilities or mental disorders, and for organisations that care for disabled people. The service provides eligibility criteria, application methods, and costs.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Apply for a blue badge - Edinburgh Council

Service

This service in the Edinburgh provides information on how to apply for a Blue Badge for people with disabilities or mental disorders, and for organisations that care for disabled people. The service provides eligibility criteria, application methods, and costs.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Apply for a blue badge - Fife Council

Service

This service in the Fife provides information on how to apply for a Blue Badge for people with disabilities or mental disorders, and for organisations that care for disabled people. The service provides eligibility criteria, application methods, and costs.heme that enables people with significant mobility problems to park closer to their destination. The national scheme is open to eligible disabled people no matter whether they're a driver or a passenger. Blue Badges can be issued to adults, children or organisations providing care.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Ayrshire Hospice

Charity

Ayrshire Hospice provides specialist palliative care for people with life-limiting illnesses across Ayrshire, improving their quality of life. Care is provided in various settings, including homes and hospitals, and emotional and spiritual support is also offered to family members and carers.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Skye Cancer Care

Charity

Skye Cancer Care is a charity based on the Isle of Skye. We aim to help people with cancer (and other life limiting illnesses) and their families by supporting the provision of 'hospice' type palliative care locally rather than people having to travel far from home at an already difficult time.

Support for following cancer types: Any

St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs

Service

St Andrews Environmental Network and the Hamish Foundation offer free rental of beach-friendly wheelchairs at West Sands Beach. There are six chairs available and advance booking is recommended.

Support for following cancer types: Any

St. Columba's Hospice Care

Charity

St Columba's Hospice Care provides hospice and end-of-life care for those with incurable illnesses and their families. Their services include an Access Team, community care, inpatient care, and a wellbeing service. They also work to build compassionate communities and offer patient stories. Patients can be referred to their services by a health or social care professional.

Support for following cancer types: Any

It's Good 2 Give!

Charity

It's Good 2 Give supports young cancer patients and their families in Scotland by providing physical and mental health assistance and a purpose-built retreat on the shores of Loch Venachar.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Maggie's

Charity

Maggie's provides free cancer support and information in centers across the UK and online. Our professionals offer support for anything from treatment side effects to money worries, available without appointment or referral.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Maggie's Dundee

Charity

Maggie's Dundee offers free support, information, and activities for cancer patients and their loved ones. The center is located at Ninewells Hospital and is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust

Charity

Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust provides support to those affected by cervical cancer through trustworthy information, online and face-to-face support, helpline, support events, and individual support. They also campaign for change and aim to reduce the impact of cervical cancer.

Support for following cancer types: Cervical

Maggie's Glasgow

Charity

Maggie's Glasgow provides free support and information for cancer patients and their loved ones. It offers a calming space, groups, and activities, and is located opposite the Beatson car park.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Kidney Cancer UK

Charity

Kidney Cancer Scotland aims to reduce harm by increasing awareness, providing information, and supporting research. We offer free counselling and careline services to Scottish patients and are based in Glasgow.

Support for following cancer types: Kidney

Action Kidney Cancer

Charity

Kidney Cancer UK is a charity managed by cancer patients, providing support and information for kidney cancer patients, carers, and their families. We offer a community forum and help sheets. Membership is restricted to UK residents. The resources are patient-generated and not edited by healthcare professionals.

Support for following cancer types: Kidney

Kilbryde Hospice

Charity

Kilbryde Hospice is a voluntary independent hospice which exists to provide compassionate, specialist palliative care to people with life limiting progressive illnesses and to their relatives and carers.

Support for following cancer types: Any

The Driving Force

Charity

The Driving Force, a group of local volunteers, offers free transportation to hospital appointments and treatment sessions for cancer patients registered with a GP in Bonnybridge, Denny, or Banknock. They also provide other support services.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Lanarkshire Speak Easy Group

Charity

Lanarkshire Speak Easy Cancer Support Group provides support to people with oral, facial, head or neck cancer and their families. They aim to offer hope, information, raise awareness, organise social outings and improve quality of life. We also answer questions and provide self-management resources. We have outreach services at Cumbernauld Health Centre and Monkland Hospital Head & Neck Clinic, and hold monthly meetings in Pather Community Centre.

Support for following cancer types: Oesophageal, Head & neck, Oral and oropharyngeal, Tongue, Thyroid, Larynx

Melanoma Action and Support Scotland

Charity

MASScot is Scotland's only skin cancer-specific charity, providing support, counselling, and therapy services for patients and families affected by melanoma and other skin cancers. They also offer an educational resource to warn young people of the dangers of overexposure to the sun. MASScot is available for one-to-one support and aims to direct individuals to the most appropriate sources of information.

Support for following cancer types: Skin, Melanoma