Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we are offering telephone, text message and e-mail support ONLY.
If you have cancer, you might be worried about how coronavirus affects you. The most important thing is to follow the advice of your healthcare team.
People with cancer may be at a higher risk of infection, so please follow the advice that will help reduce the risk of getting coronavirus. This page includes advice and information from the NHS and GOV.UK
It’s understandable that people with cancer may be feeling more anxious. We’re here if you need emotional help.
Latest update – 17th March 2020
Following new guidance issued by the UK government on Monday 16th March, we have updated our information.
- If you live in a household with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, you need to self-isolate. Please visit GOV.UK website for guidance on home isolation.
- There is new advice for everyone in the UK about social distancing and protecting older people and vulnerable people. Please visit GOV.UK website for guidance on social distancing.
We will update this information as the situation changes. March 17 2020.
Macmillan Joining the Dots County Durham is a free, personal service for people aged 18 and over who have been diagnosed with cancer.
We’re also there for friends, carers and relatives of any age too. We can speak with you about your needs at a time and a place that’s best for you.
Our friendly team can support you with the following issues that may be affected during your diagnosis or that of someone you care for.