01704 533024 email@example.com
For some support groups which meet at the Living Well Centre, please see the separate page ‘Our Support Groups’. Below is a list of other local support groups.
Southport & Formby ‘Lift Up’
Unless stated, meetings are at 7.30pm on the last Thursday of each month at our Lady of Lourdes Parish Rooms, Birkdale, Southport PR8 3DA. Please contact Janet Hicks for information 01704 704087.
Swimming for ladies affected by breast cancer is on the first Friday evening of the month, 7.30-8.30pm at the Spinal Unit Swimming Pool, Southport & District Hospital.
COLORECTAL CANCER SUPPORT GROUP (flyer)
Come along for a hot drink and an informal chat with our Colorectal Nurse Specialists. We support people with a diagnosis of colorectal cancer, but family and friends are welcome too.
We meet every second Friday of the month, from 1-3 PM at,
The Grove Community Centre,
(next to Burscough Bridge train station)
For more information, contact Katie or Stacey,
Telephone: 01704 704250
Meets on the first Tuesday evening of the month, 6.30pm-8pm at St John the Baptist Church Hall, School Lane, Burscough L40 4AW. Meets for coffee cake, friendship and encouragement and to pray for families affected by cancer. Firm Roots is hoping to set up more prayer support groups in other areas, including Southport. For more information or to email a prayer request contact Helen Jones at the Macmillan Centre 0151 288 6893 or email Helen.Jones@firmroots.co.uk .
Supporting people with a diagnosis of lung cancer. Friends and family are welcome. The meetings are informal with a talk or an activity and provide an opportunity to chat over a cuppa.
The Lung Cancer Support Group meets on the second Tuesday afternoon of the month, 2pm-4pm at the Macmillan Centre. Alternate monthly events i.e. afternoon tea or lunches out at various venues.
For more information contact :
Janet Thompson: 01704 705161
Mel Barron: 01704 704653
or contact us here at the Macmillan Information Centre 01704 533024
The Myeloma Support Group, in partnership with Myeloma UK., meets at 2pm every first Tuesday of the month at
The Group aims to offer informal support for people affected by Myeloma. Family and friends very welcome. Why not come along?
If you would like to join this group, or help to lead/organise it, please contact the Macmillan Centre on 01704 533024.
The centre is open every day for people affected by any cancer type. We provide a drop-in centre, social activities meals out bi-monthly. Complimentary therapies, help and support. Services provided include: Carers, Gay, Relatives, All cancers, Befriending, Bereavement Support, Cancer information materials, Complementary therapies, Home visiting, Information, Internet use available, Provision for visually impaired, Support from Health Professionals, Telephone helpline.
Sefton Cancer Support Group
1 Duke Street
Monday to Thursday 10.00am till 4.00 pm Friday 10.00am till 1.00 pm
Interested in joining us?
Just come along to our next meeting, or get in touch with us on the details below.
Find out more:
SOUTHPORT & DISTRICT OVARIAN CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Our group meets Bi monthly on the last Friday of the month. 2 -3.30 at Peacehaven House, 101 Roe Lane, Southport.
Services provided include: Ovarian, Befriending, Telephone Support
Southport and close districts to Southport only
Find out more:
( Affiliate group with Prostate Cancer UK and also a member of Prostate Cancer Support)
Meets on the first Thursday of most months 7pm-9pm, usually at Hurlston Hall. Tea/coffee & biscuits are provided. Bar is available.
The aim of the group is to provide access to information, support & advice provided for those affected by Prostate Cancer. The group includes men with prostate cancer, their families and healthcare professionals. It is patient led, run by a committee ( elected).
Have you been affected by Hodgkin/non-Hodgkin lymphoma or any other blood cancer? Would you like to meet others who have similar experiences?
Why not come and join us?
Sefton Cancer Support Group
Contact No.: 0808 808 5555
SEFTON & WEST LANCS MELANOMA PATIENT GROUP (flyer)
Patients of Southport and Ormskirk Hospital have introduced a Melanoma Patient Group with the help of the Medical Team, the group is in its early stages and would welcome the support and attendance of more patients and their partners/carers/family members at our meetings.
The aims of our group as discussed and agreed at our inaugural meeting are:
We currently hold our meetings on Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm at
The Salvation Army,
Free parking is available plus free tea and coffee.
We look forward to seeing you soon and please spread the word to fellow patients.
If you have any questions about our group, or if you would like to find out about future meetings please contact Mike Green,
Email: mowog47 at gmail dot com
Come along, join us, and help create a really special patient network.
OTHER SUPPORT GROUPS
To find other cancer support groups further afield and in your own area, follow this link to the Macmillan website ‘In Your Area’ section and type in your postcode: