Cancer Services

Health and Social Care is committed to ensuring that people affected by cancer have access to high quality information, specialist diagnosis, treatment and support, working in partnership with the research bodies, support charities, and the voluntary and educational sector.

Cancer Services in the HSC

Cancer Charities and Support Organisations

 Cancer Focus NI

Cancer Focus (NI)

Offers local support and advice for cancer patients and, information about how to improve your health, promote professional research, run awareness campaigns and offer volunteering opportunities.

 Action Cancer

Action Cancer

Action Cancer’s dedicated team of staff and volunteers work across the whole of Northern Ireland helping to save lives and support people affected by cancer.

 Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK

We fund scientists, doctors and nurses to help beat cancer sooner. We also provide cancer information to the public. A number of bodies work together to ensure that we make the best use of the funds we receive and continue to carry out world-class research.

 Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan in Northern Ireland

In Northern Ireland Macmillan provides practical, emotional and financial support. Our team of professionals provide the highest level of cancer care, while our benefits services help people with the financial impact of cancer. None of this work could happen without the support of our local fundraisers and campaigners.

 NI Hospice

Northern Ireland Hospice

We provide specialist care to children, young people and adults with life-limiting illness. Our aim in both the adult and children’s service is to provide the best quality of life for our patients and their families in Hospice and in the community.


Marie Curie in Northern Ireland

Marie Curie provides care and support to anyone living with any terminal illness, and their families in Northern Ireland. We offer expert care, guidance and support to help them get the most from the time they have left. We also have a Support Line for anyone affected by terminal illness (patients, family and friends). Telephone free on 0800 090 2309..

Lymphoma Association

The UK’s only charity focused exclusively on providing specialist information and support to help lymphoma patients, their relatives, friends and carers. They help people feel less vulnerable, more confident and more in control, which helps them cope and deal with their treatment