The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

The Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre

The centre offers a variety of support services and complementary therapies for patients and their families.

The service is for everyone affected by cancer; patients, those supporting them and their families.
We have specialist staff and trained volunteers who can talk you through the services available.

We can help you decide which are the most useful for you.

All services are free of charge and include;

Information about cancer and all aspects of living with cancer.

• Support to help with the emotional effects of cancer. Sometimes a listening ear is enough, or if you wish we can put you in touch with other services, including counselling.

Complementary therapies to improve your general well-being and help you cope with fatigue or anxiety.

• Support with social issues such as information for relatives, how to talk to children about cancer, relationship concerns.

• Managing practical issues such as time off work and finances.

Programmes, classes and groups helping you adjust to your experience of cancer.

Hair loss support - qualified hairdressing before during and after treatment. This includes; provision of wigs, wig fitting and styling.

• Support with body image issues including the Look Good Feel Better Workshop and regular Style Confidence.

Contact Details

We are based directly behind the Thackray Medical Museum, with limited parking available. Please ask at the reception of the Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre for a permit.

Open Monday to Friday 10am until 4pm

Telephone - 0113 206 6498

Facebook - Search "Leeds Cancer Support"

Our Volunteers

The Leeds Cancer Support Service runs with the support of a dedicated team of over 80 volunteers.

Volunteering roles include:

  • Reception/Tea Bar
  • Information/Outreach
  • Meet and Greet Volunteers
  • Qualified Therapists and Counsellors

These range from reception/tea bar to Information and Counselling volunteers.

To find out more about volunteering opportunities visit the volunteer page.