Help and support

The Macmillan Information and Support Centre at King’s College Hospital provides a welcoming and confidential drop-in service for anyone affected by cancer.

Unfortunately, due to coronavirus the centre is currently closed. However you can still speak to our team of professionals on 020 3299 5228 or email We will be available Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm.

You can also call the King’s Cancer Advisory Helpline on 07813399714, 9am to 4.30pm.

We can help you with the following:

  • access to patient information (talking to children, specific cancer type booklets, finance, diet and exercise, and many more)
  • Macmillan grant applications
  • benefit advice and appointments
  • general advice
  • signposting to further information
  • someone to talk to

You can also find out more information regarding some of the above services on our health and wellbeing information and support page.

Further support during coronavirus

Cancer Wellbeing London

The Cancer Wellbeing London website brings together specific Coronavirus health and wellbeing advice, as well as information on support services and online resources available during this time.

Macmillan Cancer Support

The Macmillan website has cancer information and support, including information about different cancer types and the latest coronavirus guidance for people living with cancer. Their support line is also open every day from 9am to 5pm on 0808 808 00 00.