On this page, you can find sources of support on managing fatigue, eating well, travel, managing hair loss and body image.
Macmillan have produced a leaflet on what to do after cancer treatment ends (10 top tips).
Eating well during and after treatment
Managing hair loss and regrowth
- We have an adult wig fitting service at Southampton cancer centre, find out more in our patient information.
- For information on managing hair loss during and after cancer treatment as well as alopecia, visit Alopecia UK or My New Hair, a charity helping you to find local hairdressers who can trim wigs and manage hair regrowth after treatment (just put in your postcode).
Look Good Feel Good
A free skin care and make up service is run from the Macmillan centre, helping women and men of all ages during and after their cancer treatment. Find out more.
- Penny Brohn UK is a national charity focusing on supporting you to live well with and beyond cancer.
- Live your life after cancer is a life coaching group for people who have been affected by cancer, aiming to inspire, empower and equip people in local workshops across the county.
- Macmillan run a weekly course of six sessions called the HOPE programme, at local Macmillan centres, supporting people to live well through self-management. Ask at the Macmillan centre for the next course in Southampton.
Smoking and alcohol
To you need to stop or reduce your smoking or alcohol consumption, support is available:
- NHS Smokefree website
- Smokefree Hampshire - local stop smoking service
- To speak to the smoking cessation team at UHS, call 07775 012750
- You can also ask to be put in touch with the hospital alcohol team
- Options counselling, Southampton, call 023 8063 0219
- Optamise, Southampton, call 023 8082 1818