Support for Brain Tumour Patients and their Families in Wakefield
Don't forget, we are always here for you on our dedicated Support Line. Reach out to us on 0113 511 8111, 7 days a week, any time between 9am and 10pm.

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Wakefield Drop-In Café: the monthly drop-in is held at Create Café, Wakefield on the fourth Thursday of every month. It's a chance for patients, loved ones and carers to chat with others who have experienced something similar, or simply relax with a hot drink. To find out more, click here.

Important Contacts

Neuro-Oncology Nurse Specialist Team (based at Leeds): advice line 0113 2067571

NHS (24hrs, 7 days): call 111

Blue Badge Scheme: to apply with Wakefield Council visit or call 03458 506 506. Applications cost £10.

Carers Wakefield and District provide support, information, including about breaks for carers and equipment. Visit or call 01924 305544

Second Chance Headway provide support for people living with a brain injury including therapies and community case work. Visit or call 01924 366735

Yorkshire Cancer Community is an information and support network for people affected by cancer and their carers. Visit or call 01924 787379 for more information.

Wakefield Hospice provide symptom management and care for people with an advanced active, progressive and life threatening illness. For more information go to or call 01924 331400

Macmillan Information Pod on Level D at Pinderfields Hospital provides information and support. It's open to visit from 8am-4pm Monday to Friday, or call 01924 546072.

The Neuro-rehabilitation service is run by the rehabilitation department at Mid-Yorkshire NHS Trust. Call 01924 541000 (based on the ward at Dewsbury District Hospital)

The Palliative care at home team provides care and support for end-of-life adult patients and their family and friends in their own home environment. This is a 24hrs a day, 7 days a week service staffed by registered nurses and healthcare assistants by the Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust. Call 01924 327591 to find out more.

Prince of Wales Hospice (Pontefract) provides palliative care and support for patients with life-limiting illness and their families. For more information visit or call 01977 708 868.

Carers Trust Mid-Yorkshire is a network of charities providing a person-centred approach to both the carer's needs and those of the loved one. Visit or call 01484 537036

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