King’s Macmillan Information and Support Centre

Who are we?

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 are a team of professionals and volunteers here to offer you, your family and friends, support and information throughout your care and following treatment. Whether you have just been diagnosed or have finished treatment, our team is on hand to help you with any practical, emotional or social needs and concerns.

Information and support

We provide information and support on all aspects of living with cancer and other long-term health conditions that cancer can cause. Our staff are available for patients and family members to discuss treatments, side effects and other cancer-related issues.

Due to coronavirus, we have moved all of our information and support online. Please see our help and support section.

For written information or further support over the phone, please contact the Centre on 020 3299 5228 or the King’s Cancer Advisory helpline on 07813399714.

Support services

The following services are available at our King’s College Hospital, Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) and Beckenham Beacon sites. During coronavirus these services continue to run, but most appointments will be held over the phone or virtually.

  • benefits advice service
  • psychological support service
  • cancer rehabilitation – physiotherapy and dietitian services
  • free wig and headscarf service
  • Look Good Feel Better – this workshop gives men and women affected by cancer the opportunity to learn about skincare following cancer treatments. Experienced beauty therapists and barbers teach people how to use products to assist with appearance changes during treatment. Please contact us for further information.

We also offer a number of support groups across the Trust. Please visit our Support group page for further information.