About this service

Cancer Wellbeing Centre at Colchester Hospital

The Cancer Wellbeing Centre at Colchester Hospital provides vital support and information if you are affected by cancer. Whether a patient, family member or carer, the centre is there to help.

The centre offers a non-clinical and relaxing environment in a tranquil lakeside setting. The building was funded entirely by community donations to Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals Charity’s Cancer Campaign.

The service provided by the centre includes:

  • specialist information and advice
  • counselling services
  • complementary therapies
  • physical activity services
  • hair and skincare advice
  • dietary advice
  • practical support
  • benefits advice and signposting
  • a venue for self help and support groups


The contact details for the service are:

Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm (answerphone facility out of hours)


Colchester Hospital: 01206 745347


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