Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Dorset Cancer Centre - Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dorset Cancer Centre - Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust logo

The Dorset Cancer Centre is based at Poole Hospital and is the major specialist cancer treatment centre for adults in the county.

The health information centre or the staff at The Dorset Cancer Centre can provide details of local support groups in Dorset. Additionally The Dorset Cancer Centre has counselling service is based at Forest Holme and provides support and counselling to patients living with a diagnosis of cancer and their partners, children and families. This may be when cancer is diagnosed or at any stage of the illness.

There is also a bereavement service that provides support and counselling for individuals, couples, children, young people and families before and after bereavement.

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Venue/Contact Details
Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Longfleet Road
BH15 2JB
Area coverage
Pan Dorset
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Times and Costs
Opening times:
Please visit our website for more information.
Further opening details:
  • Evening
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
  • All Year Round
This is a free service.
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
Eligibility criteria:
The counselling service can be used by all patients who are affected by cancer and are being treated at Poole Hospital, their partners and families.
Booking Information:
Contact via the website or telephone.
Religious and Additional Needs Provision
Languages spoken
  • All Languages