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Information and Support

Here at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust we have a variety of resources to offer you information and support during and after your cancer journey.

Please see below or navigate to any of the tabs on the right for further information on the services we offer.

Chemotherapy Helpline

Chemotherapy

Our chemotherapy team is based on both hospitals at the Greenlea unit ward 7 at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and the Macmillan unit at Calderdale Royal Hospital.

Please click here for further information on the chemotherapy service.

Cancer Support Line telephone numbers

Macmillan Information and support

The Macmillan Information and Support Service is based on the Greenlea Oncology Unit at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and at the Jayne Garforth Macmillan Unit at Calderdale Royal Hospital.

Our support is tailored to the individual needs of the patient/carer, so whatever cancer throws your way, we aim to be right there with you. If we don’t know the answer to your questions, we will find out or refer you on to someone else who can help you.

Please click here to navigate to the main Macmillan Information and support page.

First Steps

 

First Steps information and support session runs every month at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary on the first Friday of the month.

Click here or navigate to the tab on the right for further information.

Health and Wellbeing

Our Health and Wellbeing programme is specifically designed for patients who have completed or at the end of their cancer treatment.

Please navigate to the tab on the right or click the here for further information.

Thinking Ahead programme

Thinking Ahead courses and support group sessions for anyone living with incurable cancer, please click the image for further information or click the tab on the right.                                                                

Prehabilitation

This is a process of enhancing function to improve your ability to withstand forthcoming treatment and improve outcomes. The project at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust is to support patients who are newly diagnosed with cancer, to engage in exercise, nutritional screening and have improved emotional well-being.

For further information on the benefits of prehabilitation please click here.

Please click here to view the Macmillan / CHFT Prehabilitation Project Annual Report for 2019-2020 or click here to view the executive summary.

Rapid Diagnotic Centre

A rapid diagnostic Centre is not a building it is a virtual set of 7 key principles to make sure that someone who may have symptoms that could be cancer , and that they are diagnosed as quickly as we can.

Please click here for further information on our service.