Helpline and support
Our helpline will be open until 12:30pm on Friday 22nd December and will reopen on Tuesday 2nd January 2024 at 9am. The last time a nurse will be available on the helpline is Wednesday 20th December between 9am and 2pm.
Our Patient Advocacy team will be working until 12:30pm on Friday 22nd December, meaning they can assist you with any queries you have on welfare and support.
If you are looking to place an order for our free information booklets (hard copies), please place your order before Friday 15th December to ensure delivery before Christmas.
Alternatively, all of the Leukaemia Care booklets can be downloaded online for free.
Leukaemia Care office
Our office will be closed from 12:30pm on Friday 22nd December until 9am on Tuesday 2nd January 2024.
Please head to our website to contact our team and we will respond when our office re-opens in the New Year.
If you need any advice on symptoms or medication, call your haematology team. If they’re unavailable, call NHS 111.
In a medical emergency, call 999 immediately.
If you are looking for online support you can request to join any of our closed Facebook groups over the festive season and all the links are available below. Alternatively, you can join our HealthUnlocked forum here.
If you need any support over the Christmas period, whether it be advice on medication or emotional support, the following charities will be available:
Helpline: 0800 055 6112
Opening hours: Please refer to Age UK’s website for opening hours over the Christmas period.
Blood Cancer UK
Blood Cancer UK
Helpline: 0808 169 5155
Opening hours: Please refer to Blood Cancer UK’s website for opening hours over the Christmas period.
Helpline: 0808 808 00 00
Opening hours: Please refer to Macmillan’s website for opening hours over the Christmas period.
Helpline: 116 123
Opening hours: Please refer to Samaritans website for opening hours over the Christmas period.