Many of our patients worry whether they will be able to continue to work, what their employer will think/say, what rights they have and how they will cope financially if they need time out of work.

Here are some links which may help you.


The following information from Macmillan may help answer some of your questions. If you would prefer to talk to someone in person, you can get help from Macmillan  expert advisers by calling the Work Support Service helpline on 0808 808 0000

Your rights at work

Cancer and employment rights

Making decisions about work after treatment


Maggie’s Centres

Work and cancer