Cancer in Coventry

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer, you’re not alone. As well as the Macmillan Website, there are many local resources available to help provide information and support for you, your friends and your family.

The following local libraries are places you can go to find information on Cancer

http://www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries

There are lots of books on cancer available (and you can get books on prescription too)

Macmillan Information Centre UHCW CV2 2DX Literature and DVD's Cancer Information Manager
Coventry Library City Centre CV1 1FY Literature and DVD's Trained library staff who will listen and signpost
Coventry Library Tile Hill CV4 9PL Literature and DVD's Trained library staff who will listen and signpost
Coventry Library Willenhall CV3 3DG Literature and DVD's Trained library staff who will listen and signpost
Coventry Library Bell Green CV2 1LS Literature and DVD's Trained library staff who will listen and signpost
Coventry Library Foleshill CV6 5BG Literature and DVD's Trained library staff who will listen and signpost

There's a whole range of information and advice on Macmillan Cancer Care’s website https://www.macmillan.org.uk/  
Telephone advice line 0808 808 00 00

Pharmacists

Ask your local pharmacist for advice, some have had specialist training such as Boots Macmillan Information Pharmacists. (BMIP)

  93 Pharmacies across the City Type of Training
Boots Lower Precinct BMIP
  Central Six BMIP
  Coundon BMIP
  Cheylesmore, Daventry Road BMIP
  Cheylesmore, Oasis Health Centre BMIP
  Farren Road BMIP
  Tile Hill BMIP
  Arena Retail Park BMIP
  Quorn Way BMIP
  Warwickshire Shopping Park BMIP
Morrisons Specialist Cancer Advice Cards  
Sainsburys Local Advice and Signposting  
Lloyds Cancer Leaflets in some Stores  

Where can I find advice on my finances?

Coventry Citizen’s Advice have got Macmillan Financial Advisors who can help you

Outreach Adviceline - 024 7625 2050 to book an appointment

There is a Macmillan CAB Advisor based at UHCW

Activities that will help you feel connected and active

What did you do when you last felt happy?  Where were you?  Is there something that you have always wanted to do? Now is the time to do that!

See your local guide for these but could include:

Healthy walks
http://www.coventry.gov.uk/info/168/physical_activity/463/coventry_healthy_walks/2

Gentle bicycle ride around the city every fortnight.   Come along or start your own locally
https://www.facebook.com/Slowrollcoventry/

6 Prior Deram Walk, Coventry, CV4 8FT
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