The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Leeds Cancer Centre

Support, information and contact advice

The Late Effects of Cancer Nurse Specialist 

The late effects of cancer nurse specialist has expertise and experience in assisting with patients and carers concerns including:

  • information about the cancer, investigations, treatments and follow up
  • advice about any symptoms;
  • support for patients, relatives and carers;
  • health promotion;
  • referral to other professionals who can offer specialist advice such as benefits, social services or complimentary therapies.

For any clinical queries please contact the late effects nurse specialist:

  • for under 25 years age group  - 0113 392 8853
  • for over 25 years age group - 0113 206 8769 or 0113 206 8959

For queries about appointments - 0113 206 8817

Long Term Follow Up Patient Co-ordinator  0113 206 7806

Helpful organisations

Candlelighters - a Yorkshire charity dedicated to supporting families facing children's cancer who get involved in all sorts of different projects to help families

Trekstock - Trekstock is a youth cancer charity. The charity works closely with young adults to offer relevant physical, emotional and practical support.

Levi Star - is a children`s brain tumour charity

Clic sargent - fights tirelessly for children and young people with cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support 

Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. They provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care. They  provide booklets on cancer and treatments and run helplines providing cancer information and benefits advice as well as an interactive online community forum.

Tel: 0808 808 0000

Maggie's Centre

Maggie's have drop-in centres located around the country where they can offer practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their families and friends. They also have the Maggie's Online Centre, where people can communicate and share experiences with other people who have been affected by cancer.

Tel: 0300 123 1801


Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK provide information online to view and download. They also have an online forum for patients and carers as well as a national helpline.

Tel: 0808 800 4040