Patient Support

Support at The Christie

Nationwide support

  • Cancer Research UK – the largest cancer research organisation in the world.
    Phone: 020 7242 0200
    If English is not your first language you can speak to a nurse through a qualified interpreter. The service is free and over 170 languages are available on 0808 800 4040
  • Ovacome – national ovarian support group
    Phone: 0845 371 0554
  • Daisy Network – charity supporting those affected by premature menopause
  • Sunflower Support Group – local support group
    Phone: 01941 264778 
    Has a closed Facebook page 
  • LGBT Cancer Support Alliance 
    Facebook page 
  • Mummy’s Star - Mummy’s Star is the only charity in the UK and Ireland
dedicated to supporting women and their families affected by
cancer during pregnancy or within 12 months after giving birth.

Last updated: October 2020

Christie stories during the COVID-19 pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we're doing all we can to make sure patients get the treatment, information and support they need. Read some stories from our patients and staff to find out what The Christie is doing at this difficult time.

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Corinne Faivre Finn
“We have seen a lot of our research staff return to the office. This has massively improved morale as it is a lot easier to connect with people.”
Corinne Faivre-Finn, Christie consultant
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“The experience has allowed me to be able to hear what is not being said. The extraordinary strength and resilience of individuals as they greet you with a smile… when you are aware of the pain and anguish they will be going through.”
Digital services team, redeployed to telephone patients
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“Of course, the COVID-19 virus has not gone away – we have to be cautious and we have to proceed in an appropriate way.”
Professor John Radford, director of research at The Christie
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