Improving the Cancer Journey (MacMillan Cancer Support)

Who is this for?

  • Improving the Cancer Journey services supports people affected by cancer (including family members and carers).

Who provides this?

  • MacMillan Cancer Support


Living with cancer in the Lothians? The Improving the Cancer Journey service is here to support you.

People can access support at any point on their cancer journey.

Meeting with a practitioner helps you identify any concerns you have and think about ‘what matters to you?’ The practitioner will support you to think about what the best support for you

would be for you and then together create a personalised care plan. Here are some of the things Improving the Cancer Journey service can offer support with:

  • Money or housing worries
  • Work
  • Caring responsibilities
  • Physical concerns
  • Emotional Concerns

How do I access this?

  • Self-referral, phone and admin will provide more info and book an appointment with a link work.
  • Referrals by third party
  • Service is appointment only

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?


Location information

  • 1.5-hour appointment,
  • Appointments are offered by telephone, Video call via NHS
  • Near me or in person at several venues;

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 5.00 pm


Lothian ICJ Leaflet
(4.24 MB pdf)

Types of support on offer:

Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Healthy living
Long term conditions/disabilities

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