Improving the Cancer Journey (Lothian Improving the Cancer Journey – Edinburgh)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

Anyone over the age of 16 years affected by cancer – including family members and carers


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

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
  • Other types of support

How do I access this?

  • Self referral
  • Referral by third party

Service is appointment only

Is there a cost?


Location information

Appointments offered by telephone, Video call via NHS Near me or in person

Opening times

Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00


Improving the Cancer Journey Poster
(1.84 MB pdf)

Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Bereavement and grief
Long term conditions/disabilities

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