About this service

Cancer Wellbeing Centre at Colchester Hospital

‘The Cancer Wellbeing Centre at Colchester Hospital provides vital support and information to anyone affected by cancer. Whether a patient family member or carer we are here 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 services provided by the centre include:

  • 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’

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