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Our fact sheets

Our fact sheets provide short, medium and long descriptions about Macmillan, our services and the work we do. They also contain handy stats about the organisation. You can use the information on the fact sheets for a presentation about Macmillan or to help you write communications such as leaflets, letters or press releases. Enjoy.

 

About Macmillan

This fact sheet gives an overview of who we are and what we do.

 

Medical care

Macmillan health and social care professionals

This fact sheet introduces our specialist Macmillan health and social care professionals, from nurses and doctors, to pharmacists and occupational therapists.

Macmillan nurses

Macmillan nurses help with symptom and pain control, give advice and information on treatments, as well as psychological and emotional support. This fact sheet describes their work.

Macmillan GPs

This fact sheet looks at the work of Macmillan GPs and how they help improve cancer services.

Cancer environments

Macmillan plans and builds ‘healing’ cancer environments. This fact sheet tells you about these environments and the difference they make to people affected by cancer.

 

Source of support

Information and support

This fact sheet covers the range of information and support services we provide, from health and social care professionals, to our phone service, to booklets, leaflets and other resources.

Financial help

This fact sheet tells you all you need to know about the financial help we offer people affected by cancer – Macmillan Grants, support over the phone and face-to-face help at our benefits advice services.

Self help and support

We put people affected by cancer in touch with self-help and support groups. We give small grants, information, advice and training to help new and existing groups. Read this fact sheet to find out more.

Support for carers

We work in partnership to provide a range of support services for people caring for someone with cancer. This fact sheet tells you about our carers schemes, befriending services and our publication for carers by carers.

 

Force for change

Campaigning

This fact sheet tells you how we campaign for better cancer care, challenge inequality and discrimination and raise awareness of issues affecting people with cancer.

This fact sheet tells you how we campaign for better cancer care, challenge inequality and discrimination and raise awareness of issues affecting people with cancer.

Cancer Voices

We help people use their experience of cancer to shape cancer services and improve cancer care. Find out more by reading this fact sheet.

Volunteering

This fact sheet explains how people can volunteer for Macmillan in many different ways, whether that’s by them giving their time, skills or energy.

 

Other useful information

Working with other health and social care organisations

This fact sheet describes the way we work in partnership with the NHS and other health and social care organisations.

Macmillan regions and nations

A map of our regions and nations and contact details for our regional offices.

The cost of Macmillan’s services

This fact sheet tells you how much it costs to provide some of our services, from Macmillan nurses, to information and support centres, to booklets about cancer types and treatments.

The reach of Macmillan’s services

This fact sheet tells you how many people Macmillan's services reach, both overall (through all services) and broken down by service type, such as Macmillan nurses, information and support centres and Macmillan’s website.

Macmillan in a nutshell

A handy fact sheet that provides up-to-date facts and figures about who we are and what we do. It’s the perfect thing for volunteers and supporters to use if they’re giving a talk about Macmillan or writing a promotional material about us.

Macmillan for local authority websites

For local authorities - please upload the following text onto the health & well-being sections of your public websites and on staff intranets.