During the COVID-19 pandemic our support groups are available online. Please see below for more information including when the groups are held and how to join one.

The Bladder Cancer Support Group is a monthly support group for anyone affected by bladder cancer, including family, carers and friends. It provides a safe space to talk to others, share experiences or simply listen. The group is facilitated by a support and information specialist and a clinical nurse specialist. 

When?

The group meets every third Thursday of the month from 12pm to 1pm. There is no support group in December.

Where?

The group is held online, on Zoom.

To book your place, or for more information, email us at uclh.wellbeing@nhs.net. Please include your full name, hospital number and the group you’d like to join in your email.

Once you've booked your place, we will email you a Zoom invite. We send the invite the day before the group is held. Details on how to join the group will also be on the email invite.

You can also contact us on 020 3447 3816 for more information. 

The Haematology Support Group provides an opportunity for adults affected by a blood cancer or blood condition to meet online to share information, ask questions of specialist staff, and support each other. Everyone is welcome, including family, friends and carers. The group is facilitated by two support and information specialists and a volunteer.

When?

The group meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

Where?

The group is held online, on Zoom.

To book your place, or for more information, email us at uclh.wellbeing@nhs.net. Please include your full name, hospital number and the group you’d like to join in your email.

Once you've booked your place, we will email you a Zoom invite. We send the invite the day before the group is held. Details on how to join the group will also be on the email invite.

You can also contact us on 020 3447 3816 for more information. 

The Head and Neck Cancer Support Group is a support group for anyone affected by a head and neck cancer, including family, carers and friends. It provides an opportunity to meet other patients to talk, share experiences, ask questions or offer advice. The group is facilitated by two support and information specialists. 

When?

The group meets every third Tuesday of the month from 4.30pm to 6pm

Where?

The group is held online, on Zoom.

To book your place, or for more information, email us at uclh.wellbeing@nhs.net. Please include your full name, hospital number and the group you’d like to join in your email.

Once you've booked your place, we will email you a Zoom invite. We send the invite the day before the group is held. Details on how to join the group will also be on the email invite.

You can also contact us on 020 3447 3816 for more information. 

The Myeloma Support Group is a monthly support group for people receiveing care for myeloma at University College London Hospitals. Family, friends and carers can also join. It provides a safe space to talk to others, share experiences or simply listen. A guest speaker is invited to the first part of the session every other month. The group is facilitated by a support and information specialist and a clinical nurse specialist. 

The group is held online on the third Wednesday of each month from 2pm to 4pm.

To book your place, or for more information, email us at uclh.wellbeing@nhs.net. Please include your full name, hospital number and the group you’d like to join in your email.

Once you've booked your place, we will email you a Zoom invite. We send the invite the day before the group is held. Details on how to join the group will also be on the email invite.

You can also contact us on 020 3447 3816 for more information. 

The Penile and Urethral Cancer Support Group is a monthly online support group for anyone affected by penile or urethral cancer. It provides a safe space to talk to others, share experiences or simply listen. The group is facilitated by a support and information specialist and a clinical nurse specialist. 

When?

The group meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 12pm to 1.30pm

Where?

The group is held online, on Zoom.

To book your place, or for more information, email us at uclh.wellbeing@nhs.net. Please include your full name, hospital number and the group you’d like to join in your email.

Once you've booked your place, we will email you a Zoom invite. We send the invite the day before the group is held. Details on how to join the group will also be on the email invite.

You can also contact us on 020 3447 3816 for more information. 

The Prostate Cancer Support Group is a support group for anyone affected by prostate cancer, including family, friends and carers. It provides a safe space to talk to others, share experiences or simply listen. A guest speaker is invited for the first part of the session every other month. The group is facilitated by a support and information specialist and a clinical nurse specialist.  

When?

The group meets every second Thursday of the month from 12.30pm to 2pm

Where?

The group is held online, on Zoom.

To book your place, or for more information, email us at uclh.wellbeing@nhs.net. Please include your full name, hospital number and the group you’d like to join in your email.

Once you've booked your place, we will email you a Zoom invite. We send the invite the day before the group is held. Details on how to join the group will also be on the email invite.

You can also contact us on 020 3447 3816 for more information. 

The support groups listed below are hosted by the Macmillan Support and Information Service but are facilitated by external organisations:

The UCLH Chinese Cancer Support Group is a monthly support group for Chinese-speaking people who have cancer, and their friends, family and carers.

When?

The support group is held on the fourth Thursday of the month from 11am to 12:30pm.

Where?

The group is held online. For more information and to book your place email Pak at pak.keung@cacaca.org.

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had to temporarily suspend meetings.

The Sarcoma Support Group is for people who have been diagnosed with a sarcoma as well as their family members, friends and carers.