The Robert Horrell Macmillan Centre
The multi-professional team at the Centre provides a range of treatments, advice, activities and support structures for patients who are living with cancer or other progressive illness.
Services offered at the Day Centre include:
- Patient's assessment and planning of a care package
- Advice and support regarding symptom management
- Relaxation techniques
- Stress and anxiety management
- Therapeutic massage and Aromatherapy
- Lymphoedema management
- Occupational Therapy
- Nutritional support
- Diversional and creative therapy
- Supervised group work
- Bathing facilities
The Day Centre is open every week Monday to Thursday, 8:00am - 4:30pm inclusive and Friday 8:00am - 1:00pm.
Transport can be arranged through the hospital volunteer drivers system, bringing patients to and from the unit.
Note: There are also five community Macmillan Nurse Specialists and a Multiple Sclerosis Nurse Specialist based at the Centre.
If you would like more information, please contact 01733 875114.
The following booklets are available on request:
- Claiming your benefits
- Community Macmillan Specialist Nurses
- Day Care
- Lymphoedema Service
The aim of the Lymphoedema Service provided by the Peterborough Hospitals NHS Trust is to provide information, advice support and treatment for people who have Lymphoedema/chronic oedema.
It is recognised that Lymphoedema can be a very distressing condition because of the physical problems it can cause, the possible restrictions on normal activities of daily living and the emotional trauma often associated when coping with a chronic condition.
The Lymphoedema Service will provide the following:
- Assessment of condition, development of a management plan
- Information/advice on skin care, exercise, daily activities that may influence oedema level
Specific treatments available:
- Support/compression hosiery
- Simple lymphatic drainage
- Manaual lymphatic drainage
- Multi-layer Lymphoedema bandaging
The Lymphoedema Service is open Monday to Thursday, 8:00am - 5:00pm inclusive and Friday 8:00am - 3:00pm, every alternate Fridays.
If you would like more information, please contact either Rosie Collcott on
01733 875590 or Jeni Jones on 01733 875414.
|Staff Name||Job title||Contact number|
|Rebecca Hardy||Assistant General manager, Cancer & Specialist Services|
|Sister Rosie Collcott||Sister - Day Centre and Lymphoedema Specialist Nurse||01733 875590|
|Jeni Jones (Mon - Thurs inclusive)||Senior Staff Nurse||01733 875414|
|Marjorie Hadnam (Tues - Thurs inclusive)||Registered Nurse||01733 875414|
|Linda Middleton ( Tues, Wed and Fri)||Occupational Therapist||01733 875414|
|Caroline Lansell (Mon, Tue am, Thurs)||Occupational Therapist||01733 875414|
|Denise Clarke (Mon, Tue and Weds)||Therapist Technician||01733 875414|
|Maggie Young||Community Macmillan Clinical Nurse||01733 875120|
|Pet Grainger-Smith||Community Macmillan Clinical Nurse||01733 875590|
|Nikki Hallett||Community Macmillan Clinical Nurse||01733 875122|
|Carol Masters||Community Macmillan Clinical Nurse||01733 872005|
|Lesley Trout||Community Macmillan Clinical Nurse||01733 875116|
|Katrina Wilson||Multiple Sclerosis Nurse||01733 875026|
|Sue Turner||Secretary||01733 875581|