Cancer can be emotionally, physically and financially draining. In Sheffield there are a range of services that try to help and might make some of the problems you and your family may be facing, easier.
Local Cancer Enquiry Line
Weston Park Cancer Information and Support Centre is staffed by nurses and therapy radiographers experienced in cancer care, that you can call on the number above or drop in on Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm to speak about how cancer has affected you, and what might be able to help.
- Welfare advice
- Group courses for patients, carers and for those that are bereaved
- One-to-one mindfulness sessions
- Craft afternoons and Coffee mornings
- Legal advice
- Auricular Acupuncture for Prostate or Breast cancer patients suffering from hot flushes as a result of their treatment
- ‘Look Good Feel Better’ Pampering workshops for women after a cancer diagnosis
Tel. 0114 2265666
Cavendish Cancer Care support local people who are living with cancer. Giving them and their families the chance to talk in confidence and offer complementary therapies to support their recovery.
Tel. 0114 2784600
SOHAS - Sheffield Occupational Health Advisory Service specialise in giving people with cancer advice on-
Reasonable adjustments in the workplace
Return to work plans
Your rights at work
Work related benefits
Tel. 0114275 5760
Sheffield Age UK offer a range of services working with anyone over 50 providing-
Combating loneliness projects
Active Everyday will talk cancer patients about their lifestyle needs and ways to become more active; offering personalised advice from physical activity and cancer specialists, helping you find enjoyable activities close to where you live.
Tel. 0114 225 5645
You are entitled to a prescription for a wig if it is your treatment that has caused the hair loss. You can get this from your hospital consultant. This can then be used at certain wig shops that accept NHS prescriptions but still usually at a cost.
Wig shops in Sheffield
Trends – NHS Wig supplier
337 Glossop Road
Tel. 0114 2768676
Millers – NHS Wig supplier
Entrance in College St. Rear of 447
Tel. 0114 266 5829
A service for patients that are likely to lose their hair due to treatment, scarves and scarf tying.
Located on the 3rd floor of Weston Park Hospital
Tel. 0114 226 5390
House of Louise Wigs and Make-up Studio - Hair by Louise
Custom made and ready-made wigs
The following link will take you to a list of salons near you that can cut and style your wig-
Sheffield Door 2 door
Traveline: 01709 51 51 51
Or ‘Text your next bus’ by texting your stop number to 64422