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Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre

The Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre (SROMC) provides high quality cancer treatments and health and wellbeing services. It offers support for people affected by a cancer diagnosis in the Harrogate and rural district community, as well as some patients from the north Leeds area.

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The state of the art clinical unit provides day-case cancer treatments including chemotherapy, alongside supportive care and complementary therapies, to ensure we deliver a truly holistic and therapeutic service.

SROMC Main Reception 01423 557300

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Services and treatments

We provide fully integrated chemotherapy and supportive care treatments for a range of adult cancers. New and follow-up oncology outpatient clinics are held at the centre, as well as haematology outpatient and day-case services.

In addition to this, we offer a blood test service, peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) service and a service for patients diagnosed with a cancer of an unknown primary cause.

Our Macmillan Cancer Information Support Service offers a range of free and confidential health and wellbeing services to support patients and carers at each stage of their cancer diagnosis. The service can be accessed by telephone on 01423 557317 or by email at hdft.cancerinformation@nhs.net.

In addition, we offer the following services:

Macmillan Welfare & Benefits Service

Our Macmillan Welfare and Benefits Advisor offers advice and information for both patients and carers on all aspects of financial support. The service aims to help you:

  • Apply for and complete benefit forms
  • Find local support agencies offering financial help
  • Access financial grants and other means of support
  • Appeal claims that have been declined
  • Maximise existing personal income
  • Reduce expenditure.
  • Signposting to other areas of advice and support e.g. work related issues, pension enquiries, debt advice and mortgage assistance

This free and confidential service is available Monday-Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm, and is accessible by appointment, telephone or email.

For more information please call 01423 557318 or email hdft.benefitsadvice@nhs.net.

Complementary therapy treatments

Our complementary therapies are provided by fully qualified complementary therapists in our tranquil therapy room and on the Chemotherapy Unit.

A referral from a healthcare professional involved in your care is required to access a course of complementary therapy treatment. Each session includes a full consultation with our therapist to ensure the most appropriate therapy for you. Due to Covid-19 we are currently only able to offer a limited service.

For appointment enquiries please contact the Complementary Therapy Service. Tel: 01423 557963

The service is available Monday-Thursday between 9.30am-4.30pm. Referrals are required from healthcare professionals. All treatments are offered free of charge. The Complementary Therapy Service is funded by public donations and revenue created by the HDFT NHS Natural Health School (www.nhsnaturalhealthschool.co.uk).

Hair Loss Support Service

This service is currently limited due to Covid-19. Please contact the Orthotic Department at Harrogate District Hospital for more information. Tel: 01423 553445

Contact details

The Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre is open Monday–Friday, 8am-6pm (excluding bank holidays). Referral to the centre is by consultant or GP.

SROMC Main Reception: 01423 557300

The Chemotherapy Unit: 01423 557301

The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service is currently under review, but all enquiries will be responded to. You can call 01423 557317 or email hdft.cancerinformation@nhs.net. Please be aware that it may not be possible to respond on the same working day.

Key staff

Unit Manager: Laura Smith

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