The bladder cancer support group is for anyone affected by bladder cancer, including patients and their 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 is the group?  

The group meets every 3rd Thursday of the month, from 12pm to 2pm. There is no support group in December.

  

Where does the group take place?   

You can join either in person, at the Macmillan Support and Information Service, or online (on Zoom). 

  

Where can I get more information or book my place? 

For more information or to book your place: 

  • call 020 3447 3816  

  • email uclh.supportandinformation@nhs.net (please include your full name, hospital number and the group you'd like to join in your email) 

  • visit the Macmillan Support and Information Service, on the ground floor of the Macmillan Cancer Centre. 

  

Information for people attending the group in person  
  • Please do a lateral flow test on the morning of the group.  

  • Please don't come to the Cancer Centre if you have a positive lateral flow test result or if you have cold or flu symptoms.  

  • If possible, please arrive 15 minutes before the group starts. This will give you time to greet the other members of the group beforehand.

 

Information for people attending the group online  
  • The meeting will be on Zoom.  

  • We’ll send you the invite, with the Zoom link, the day before the group is held.  

  • If possible, please have your camera on during the group. 

The CNS lymphoma support group is for anyone affected by a CNS lymphoma including patients and their family, carers and friends.

It provides an opportunity to meet others to talk, share experiences, ask questions or offer advice. The group is facilitated by a support and information specialist and a clinical nurse specialist.

 

When is the group held?

The group will meet from 2pm to 4pm on the following Wednesdays:

  • 8 February 2023
  • 14 June 2023
  • 8 November 2023 (Dr Cwynarski will do a Q&A session at this group).

 

Where is the group held?

The group is held online, on Zoom.

 

How can I get more information or book my place?

For more information or to book your place:

  • call 020 3447 3816 
  • email uclh.supportandinformation@nhs.net (please include your full name, hospital number and the group you'd like to join in your email)
  • visit the Macmillan Support and Information Service, on the ground floor of the Macmillan Cancer Centre.

 

What happens once I've booked my place? 

We’ll send you the invite, with the Zoom link, the day before the group is held. 

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 patients and their family, friends and carers.

The group is facilitated by two support and information specialists and a volunteer.

 

When is the group held?

The group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

 

Where is the group held?

The group is held online, on Zoom.

 

How can I book my place or get more information?

For more information or to book your place: 

  • call 020 3447 3816  

  • email uclh.supportandinformation@nhs.net (please include your full name, hospital number and the group you'd like to join in your email) 

  • visit the Macmillan Support and Information Service, on the ground floor of the Macmillan Cancer Centre. 

 

What happens once I've booked my place?

We'll email you a Zoom invite the day before the group is held. 

The head and neck cancer support group is for anyone affected by a head and neck cancer, including patients and their family, carers and friends.

It provides an opportunity to meet other patients to talk, share experiences, ask questions or offer advice. The focus of the group is to provide support after cancer treatment.

The group is facilitated by two support and information specialists. 

When?

The group meets on the 3rd 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.supportandinformation@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 for people under the care of University College London Hospitals for myeloma. 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. 

 

When is the group held?

The group is held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, from 2pm to 4pm.

 

Where is the group held?

The group is held online, on Zoom.

 

How can I get more information or book my place? 

For more information or to book your place: 

  • call 020 3447 3816  

  • email uclh.supportandinformation@nhs.net (please include your full name, hospital number and the group you'd like to join in your email) 

  • visit the Macmillan Support and Information Service, on the ground floor of the UCH Macmillan Cancer Centre. 

 

What happens once I've booked my place?

We'll email you a Zoom invite the day before the group is held. 

The penile and urethral cancer support group 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.  

 

Who can join the group? 

The group is for people who have a penile or urethral cancer.

  

When is the group held?  

The group meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 12pm to 1.30pm

  

Where does the group take place?   

On 7 February 2023 - the group will be held online.

On 7 March 2023 - you can join the group either in person, at the Macmillan Support and Information Service, or online (on Zoom). 

  

How can I get more information or book my place? 

For more information or to book your place: 

  • call 020 3447 3816  

  • email uclh.supportandinformation@nhs.net (please include your full name, hospital number and the group you'd like to join in your email) 

  • visit the Macmillan Support and Information Service, on the ground floor of the Macmillan Cancer Centre. 

  

Information for people attending the group in person  
  • Please do a lateral flow test on the morning of the group.  

  • Please don't come to the Cancer Centre if you have a positive lateral flow test result or if you have cold or flu symptoms.  

  • If possible, please arrive 15 minutes before the group starts. This will give you time to greet the other members of the group before it starts. 

 

Information for people attending the group online  
  • The meeting will be on Zoom.  

  • We’ll send you the invite, with the Zoom link, the day before the group is held.  

  • If possible, please have your camera on during the group. 

The prostate cancer support group 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.  

 

Who can join the group? 

The group is for people under the care of University College London Hospitals for prostate cancer, and their family members, carers and friends. 

  

When is the group held?  

The group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month, from 12.30pm to 2.30pm

  

Where does the group take place?   

You can join either in person, at the Macmillan Support and Information Service, or online (on Zoom). 

  

How can I get more information or book my place? 

For more information or to book your place: 

  • call 020 3447 3816  

  • email uclh.supportandinformation@nhs.net (please include your full name, hospital number and the group you'd like to join in your email) 

  • visit the Macmillan Support and Information Service, on the ground floor of the Macmillan Cancer Centre. 

  

Information for people attending the group in person  
  • Please do a lateral flow test on the morning of the group.  

  • Please don't come to the Cancer Centre if you have a positive lateral flow test result or if you have cold or flu symptoms.  

  • If possible, please arrive 15 minutes before the group starts. This will give you time to greet the other members of the group before it starts. 

 

Information for people attending the group online  
  • The meeting will be on Zoom.  

  • We’ll send you the invite, with the Zoom link, the day before the group is held.  

  • If possible, please have your camera on during the group. 

  

 

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.