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Somerset area (inc. Bristol)

This covers the South Gloucestershire and North Somerset area, including Bristol, Bath, Taunton and Yeovil. 

Support Services in your Area:

There may be other services available to you that are not listed below.  Speak to your TYA Nurse Specialist for more information.

 

Psychological Health Services

http://www.uhbristol.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/your-hospitals/bhoc/support-for-patients/

Psychological Health Services consist of:

  • a Cancer Information and Support Centre which is a drop-in centre providing information and support to anyone affected by cancer.
  • the Clinical Psychology department which provides more specialist psychological treatments and counselling. 

 

CLIC Sargent

http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/content/young-people

CLIC Sargent provides clinical, practical, financial and emotional support to help young people cope with cancer and get the most out of life.  They are there from diagnosis onwards and aim to help the whole family deal with the impact of cancer and its treatment.

If you would like to speak to someone about the services CLIC Sargent offer in the south west you can phone the office on 0117 342 8133.

 

LIFT Psychology in Bristol & South Gloucestershire

http://lift.awp.nhs.uk/bristolandsglos/

LIFT Psychology offer support to people with common emotional, communication and mental health difficulties.  LIFT Psychology services range from self-help therapies, to psychoeducational courses and one-to-one support.

You can access this service through your GP or contacting them directly:

http://lift.awp.nhs.uk/bristolandsglos/contact-us/

 

The Harbour

http://www.the-harbour.co.uk/

The Harbour provides free counselling and psychotherapy to people affected by a life-threatening physical illness.

To find out more about the services they offer you can contact them directly:

http://www.the-harbour.co.uk/contact-us/

 

Penny Brohn Cancer Care

http://www.pennybrohncancercare.org/

Penny Brohn offers support to men and women affected by cancer at any stage of their illness, as well as their families and supporters.  They offer a range od physical, emotional and spiritual support services.

To find out more you can contact them directly:

http://www.pennybrohn.org.uk/contact-us/

 

Step up Fatigue and Lifestyle Management

http://www.rnhrd.nhs.uk/174

The Step Up service is a fatigue and lifestyle management service for adult cancer survivors who are struggling to cope with daily activities due to fatigue related symptoms following completion of their primary cancer treatment 

 

We hear you

http://www.wehearyou.org.uk/

We Hear You works across Bath and North East Somerset, Somerset andWiltshire providing emotional support to patients, families, friends and carers who have been touched by cancer or any other life threatening conditions.  

They offer weekly sessions for up to 16 weeks.  They operate a self-referral system so please contact them on 01373 455255 or email info@wehearyou.org.uk

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