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020 8510 5555

The health and cancer information and support centre (health shop) is a drop-in centre based at the main entrance of the hospital.

PALS Entrance

It provides:

  • free and confidential information about health and health services in and around Hackney
  • free and confidential information, practical advice and support for people with cancer, their families and friends
  • details of national and local voluntary organisations, self-help and support groups
  • leaflets, fact-sheets, audio and video information on cancer diagnosis and treatments, and a range of other health topics
  • information on health topics which can be accessed from the internet by the health shop staff
  • a range of information in languages other than English
  • a range of information for people with disabilities
  • access to Derman, a local voluntary organisation primarily for the Turkish/Kurdish speaking community. The welfare rights adviser is available on Monday mornings. Appointments should be booked by ringing Derman on 020 7739 7026 on Fridays only between 9am and 1pm.

 

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