Cancer and work

We offer advice to people affected by cancer to promote independence and to build self-esteem. Where required we will support cancer patients to return to work and also retain employment. This is supported by fully trained and experienced employment officers, throughout Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Cancer related patients may see work as providing some normality during a difficult time, or work may be a financial necessity. Sometimes people with cancer who wish to return to work struggle to do so, because of a lack of up to date knowledge from health professionals and employers. We can offer advice on how to access to holistic services in order to support ongoing wellbeing.

We can offer:

Support in work - advice on employment rights, workplace issues and return to work plans.

Support finding work - we can discuss your options to suit your abilities and interests including retraining if appropriate.

To access our service you can self-refer or a healthcare professional can make a referral (for example your GP, consultant, nurse, or charitable organisations offering cancer support).

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