Welcome to the Tameside & Glossop Macmillan Unit.

The Tameside Macmillan Unit has been created in partnership with the Trust and Macmillan Cancer Support.

The Tameside Macmillan Unit provides a single point of access for all appropriate cancer assessment, treatment and support services.

The Tameside Macmillan Unit has been awarded quality environment marks from both Macmillan Cancer Support and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. Recognising the environment as a suitable supporting environment for people affected by cancer.  

The Unit has bespoke outpatient clinic rooms and waiting areas, a chemotherapy suite with six chairs which provides treatment to a group of patients and a private room for acute chemotherapy. This is delivered in partnership with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust.

There is a patient lounge where patients and relatives can relax while waiting for their treatment or clinical nurse specialist appointments. There is also a relaxation garden and several support groups are held at the Unit.

The Unit offers a centrally located Macmillan Information and Support Centre to provide the opportunity for those diagnosed with cancer to have an identified point of support, you can read more about this service below.

If you or someone you know has been affected by cancer, we are here to help. 

​We can provide practical and emotional support to anyone affected by cancer.  If you have any questions, or are unsure how our service can help, or if you would like to discuss the service we offer in more detail, we would like to hear from you.

​We provide literature and practical support on all aspects of living with cancer including health concerns, emotional issues, managing side effects, financial issues including travel and insurance costs, claiming the appropriate benefits, managing your finances, managing debts, employment support (both for employees and employers), help to access the support available in your area and more.

We can put you in touch with local and national support services. We can refer or signpost to supportive services including: Macmillan grants, welfare benefit advice complementary therapies, emotional support and counselling services, being active courses, which offer gentle exercise appropriate to you, support at home, transport and travel and much more.

Your Health and comfort is our priority

​That`s why we want to find out what has been good about your experience and where you feel we can improve.

You can tell us about your experiences in the following ways: