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Links for people who are caring for someone with cancer

Looking after someone with cancer can be a stressful experience and asking for help can be difficult. It is important to recognise that, by looking after yourself, you canbetter care for those around you.

There is a considerable amount of information available and many sources of help. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask us, either by calling the telephone Helpline or, better still, dropping in.

Some useful sources of information include:

Carers Direct - confidential information and advice for carers

Carers Direct

Confidential information and advice for carers.

0300 123 1053

Carers in Hertfordshire

Carers in Hertfordshire

Support and information for carers in Hertfordshire, helping them look after their own physical and emotional wellbeing.

01992 586969

Carers Trust

Carers Trust

Works with partner organisations to provide information, advice and practical support to carers.

0844 800 4361

Carers UK

Carers UK

Provides information, advice and support for carers.

Advice line: 0808 808 7777

Independent Age

Independent Age

Support, befriending, advice and information for older people and carers on their entitlement to care and palliative care.

0800 319 6789

Information for carers


This leaflet has been produced by the LJMC and includes tips for carers as well as useful contacts.





Last updated: June 28, 2016