Macmillan benefits advice

Macmillan benefits advice – referral information for healthcare professionals

To arrange for a referral to the Macmillan Benefits Team please call the appropriate cancer wellbeing centres at Colchester or Ipswich Hospital, or the Macmillan Helpline.

  • Cancer Wellbeing & Information Centre in Colchester for North East Essex  – 01206 745 347.
  • Cancer Wellbeing and information Centre in Ipswich for Suffolk – 01473 715 748.
  • Macmillan helpline – 0808 808 0000.

One of the advisers will review the patient’s income to see if they are entitled to receive any financial help. The advisers will assist with filling in forms, and if appropriate, will help the patient apply for a Macmillan Grant.


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