Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust: Specialist Palliative Care Service

This service offers Palliative Care to people who have a life limiting illness such as cancer, multiple sclerosis and HIV/AIDS. It can be given at any stage of an illness but is particularly important for people who require end of life care or have advanced disease. The aim is not to cure but to relieve suffering relating to physical, psychological, spiritual and pain management issues, improving the quality of life of the person who is ill and supporting the people caring for them. Palliative care is given by a variety of professionals including community nurses and therapists, GPs and Independent palliative care providers.


East of England Cancer Alliance (FAQ)

The East of England Cancer Alliance is working to transform cancer services in the East of England, to deliver better outcome for patients and more integrated care.



Macmillian Hertfordshire

Macmillan improves the lives of people affected by cancer locally. They provide practical, medical, emotional and financial support and push for better cancer care. Cancer affects us all. We can all help. We are Macmillan in Hertfordshire.

Telephone: 0300 1000 200


Live Better With Cancer

Making day to day life a little bit better for people living with cancer.

Telephone: 0800 118 2705
Open Monday – Friday – 08:00 – 17:00

Facebook: @livebetterwith




Cancer Care Maps

Search the Cancer Care Map for cancer support services in your area.


Healthwatch Hertfordshire

Healthwatch Hertfordshire is the independent consumer voice for health and social care in Hertfordshire.

Healthwatch represents the views of people in Hertfordshire for health and social care services. They are an independent body and have been given powers by central government to make sure that the people’s voice gets heard, and to act as a ‘critical friend’ to organisations that provide health and social care.


Cancer Research UK

Free information service provided by Cancer Research UK about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families.

Telephone: 0300 123 1022 (general enquires)

Telephone: 0808 800 4040 (Cancer related enquires)

Facebook: @cancerresearchUK

Twitter: @CR_UK