Financial support

Financial Support

If you have to reduce or stop work because of your cancer, you may find it difficult to cope financially.

If you have cancer or you’re caring for someone with cancer, you may be entitled to financial support.  Find out what help is available to you as soon as possible.

Free prescriptions

People being treated for cancer are entitled to apply for an exemption certificate, giving them free prescriptions for all medication, including medicine for unrelated conditions.

The certificate is valid for five years, and you can apply for it through your GP or cancer specialist.

Financial Support Clinic

A drop in clinic is run by Macmillan is open on Monday and Thursday mornings between 9am-12pm at the Seymour Unit.

https://www.macmillan.org.uk/information-and-support/organising/benefits-and-financial-support/benefits-and-your-rights

Last updated: July 25, 2019