Over the Easter Bank Holiday (Friday 2nd April – Monday 5th April) all our staff and support team will be unavailable.
Our helpline and WhatsApp service will be closed from 5pm on Thursday 1st April until normal service resumes at 9:00am on Tuesday 6th April.
If you’re looking for support during this period, our online groups are a great way to connect with others who are going through the same as you. All the links to our online support are below.
- HealthUnlocked Forum > https://healthunlocked.com/leukaemia-care
- Facebook online support group > https://www.facebook.com/groups/1450416268390757/
- Facebook AML Group > https://www.facebook.com/groups/191517078128197/
- Facebook CLL Group > https://www.facebook.com/groups/410124332732147/
If you are worried about the pausing of shielding, you can find all the latest information here.
If you are worried financially, we have also put together a blog on all the financial support available to blood cancer patients here.
For more information about self-isolation, including help finding financial support, dealing with employers and assistance with the government support, please email email@example.com and a member of our team will get back to you after the Easter break.
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 need any support, whether it be advice on medication or emotional support, the following charities will be available:
Blood Cancer UK
Helpline: 0808 2080 888
Opening hours: Please refer to Blood Cancer UK’s website for opening hours
Helpline: 0808 808 00 00
Opening hours: 7 days a week between 9am and 5pm
Helpline: 116 123
Opening hours: Please refer to Samaritans website for opening hours
Helpline: 0800 055 6112
Opening hours: Please refer to Age UK’s website for opening hours