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Our nurses this Christmas - further support

Jess E - Macmillan
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Our nurses are answering questions on ask a nurse this Christmas, but they may take longer than 2 working days to get back to you, so please do seek further support if you are very worried about something medical or have a change in symptoms. 

We are still here for you over the Christmas season. Please see below for further support as well as the Online Community which is always open for you.

Macmillan Support Line

Please see the following opening hours of the support line. 

Fri 23 Dec - Open 9am - 5pm

Sat 24 Dec - Weds 28 Dec - Closed

Thurs 29 Dec Open 9am - 8pm

Fri 30 Dec - Open 9am - 5pm

Sat 31 Dec - Mon 2 Jan - Closed

Tues 3 Jan  - Open 9am - 8pm

If you have any medical worries

England – call NHS111 – on 111
Wales – call NHS Direct Wales - on 0845 4647 
Scotland – call NHS 24 on 111 in Scotland
Northern Ireland – use the GP out of hours services

Emotional support anywhere in the UK

You can call the Samaritans on their free phone number 116 123.

Or stay active on the Online Community which is open 24/7, every day of the year. If you need to contact us you can at community@macmillan.org.uk