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Clinical Nurse Specialists and support staff
Online Referrals for supportive services

Making a referral to the Macmillan information & Support Service at Tameside Hospital


If you would like to make a referral to the Macmillan Information and Support Service at Tameside hospital

Please call  0161 922 5644 or email

We want to make it as easy as possible for health and Social care professionals to refer to our service, if you are at all unsure what support is needed, how to access support or who to refer to Please refer direct to the team using the link below however we do need to know that consent has been given for the referral, preferred method of contact & if we can leave messages, the more information we have concerning clients condition, needs & concerns always helps.  Please complete a referral form. You can email your completed form to us or post it to our contact address.   

Making a referral to Audacious Volunteers (Formerly Macmillan Solutions) 

Audacious care solutions offers emotional and practical support to people affected by cancer in their own homes or local community venues. Audacious solutions aim to give beneficiaries more independence, choice and control in their lives, by providing them with a range of support depending on their needs.

Audacious Solutions is available to anyone affected by cancer, whether you have just been diagnosed, are undergoing treatment or are in remission.

Our volunteers support cancer patients, their families, carers and friends.

If you have a need related to cancer talk to us about how we could help you.

Referring to Audacious Solutions is easy. Just pick up the phone and talk to us or send us an email. We accept self referrals as well as referrals from health and social care organisations.

Tel: 0161 830 7000       or    07850 686 366 




Making a referral to Tameside and Glossop, Healthy Minds Emotional Support and Talking Therapy Service at the Tameside Macmillan Unit  

Making a referral to Tameside and Glossop primary care talking therapies

Emotional Support Service at the Tameside Macmillan Unit

In partnership with the Tameside MacMillan Unit, Tameside and Glossop Talking Therapies service offer support and treatment for those who are affected  by cancer and experiencing symptoms such as difficulty sleeping, low mood / depression, stress, worry or anxiety, feelings of hopelessness or panic attacks. The service can also help those dealing with the effects of a long-term health problems or chronic pain, Post Natal Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, phobias, or disordered eating.

The Tameside and Glossop, primary care talking therapies service is for people over the age of 16 years, who are registered with a GP or reside in the Tameside and Glossop area.

In the referral please indicate clearly that it is for the attention of the Healthy Minds service at the Tameside MacMillan Unit.

​Please be aware that the Tameside and Glossop Healthy Minds Service in is a NON-URGENT Psychological Therapy service for mild to moderate mental health difficulties.

If there is an immediate and /or significant risk, a GP referral to the RAID service is required.

​If you would like to discuss referring to Healthy Minds at the Tameside Macmillan Unit please contact the Macmillan information and support service on 0161 922 5644 or email 


Making a referral to Beechwood cancer care  

Beechwood offers support to those living with cancer or a life-limiting illness, as well as their relatives and carers. We first began offering cancer care back in 1990, and since then, our Centre has helped many people.

We understand how cancer and illness can affect someone’s life, and we also know how helpful it can be to talk with other clients and carers.

Visitors to our Centre can choose from a range of support, including:

One-to-one counselling sessions
Complementary therapies
Group sessions with other clients/carers
We can help with every stage of illness, and our Centre visitors include those who have just been diagnosed and need a listening ear, people at different stages of treatment and those ready to move on following treatment.

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