What we provide at our hospitals
We provide day case chemotherapy and advanced nurse practitioner clinics at ou Scunthorpe hospital.
Our oncology service at Grimsby hospital is based with the Amethyst Unit providing a dedicated inpatient, day case and outpatient clinic facility. The unit offers a seamless and personalised service to patients using multi-disciplinary expertise, which includes provision of an acute oncology service.
Consultant medical care for cancer patients is provided by visiting consultant oncologists from Hull’s Queen’s Cancer Centre and Castle Hill Hospital in close collaboration with clinical nurse specialists, chemotherapy nurses and a Macmillan Advanced Nurse practitioner team.
Our oncology department is part of the North East Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Alliance, and works in close collaboration with the cancer centre based at Queens Cancer Centre Hull.
Macmillan Information Centre
If you or a member of your family is affected by cancer, the Macmillan Information and Support Centre can offer you free and confidential information and support in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Whether you have questions about prevention, have just been diagnosed or are living with and beyond cancer we are here to help. We also offer access to counselling, benefits advice, self-help and support, practical support and courses and workshops. Staff and volunteers are not always available in the Centre, please call before visiting if you wish to make an appointment to speak to someone. If no-one is available to answer your call, please leave us your contact details and we will call you back as soon as possible.
- Bereavement support
- Cancer information materials
- Cancer information materials in other languages
- Financial support
- Support from Health Professionals
- Telephone helpline
- Benefits Advice
- Signposting to other services
- Volunteering activities
Visit us in person at the Amethyst Suite at the Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital in Grimsby. We’re open from 9.30am to 4pm.
Call us: 03033 305372
Email us: nlg-tr.MacmillanInfoandSupport@nhs.net
Support and advice
If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer, information and support is available from on the Macmillan website:Diagnosis Treatment Money, finance and insurance Lifestyle and wellbeing Supporting someone with cancer
Useful linksHumber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance National cancer strategy Breast Cancer Now
Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital
North East Lincolnshire