Useful Resources

Support and advice

Cancer Research UK coronavirus and cancer advice and support

Macmillan’s online community to share experiences, ask questions and find others who understand

Latest coronavirus updates from Dorset Council

Coronavirus information and advice from Macmillan

Guidance and information about coronavirus from Healthwatch

How to access NHS services online at home

A free telephone buddy service provided by Macmillan, for those going through a diagnosis of cancer who may feel isolated

Local support and volunteering services

Find help and support in your community from BCP council

Dorset Council community and volunteering support

Local support and help listings for COVID-19

Wessex Cancer Trust remote support

Live request form for volunteer services for highly vulnerable individuals – (Healthcare Professionals)

Health and wellbeing

Free COVID-19 symptom tracker app designed by researchers at Kings College Hospital London

Audio files to aid relaxation from Macmillan’s HOPE course

Free guide on managing stress and worrying during the COVID-19 outbreak

Health Improvement support during COVID-19 from Wessex Cancer Alliance

LiveWell Dorset – Support for Health and Wellbeing in Dorset

ORCHA – Approved library of digital health apps

Every Mind Matters – Looking after your mental health and wellbeing

Short flowing sequence of gentle exercises for rehabilitation and health

A list of free, online, boredom busting resources

Painting by numbers for boredom and relaxation

Support for people with long term health conditions to find ways to be active

Supporting people with long term health conditions and carers to feel more confident self-managing on a day-to-day basis