Delivering cancer information and support to everyone who has a cancer diagnosis, their carers and loved ones

Specially trained to support you

If you or a loved one has cancer, having someone to turn to when you need help can make a real difference. 

That’s why many of our pharmacies now have Boots Macmillan Information Pharmacists, who are specially trained to support you if you’re affected by cancer. 

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Side effects of treatment

If you’re worried about how treatment may affect you, they can help you understand and deal with your symptoms.
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Emotional support

If all you want is someone to talk to, our trained pharmacists are happy to listen.
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Living with cancer

They can give you practical tips to help take control of your life again, such as taking gentle exercise to increase your energy.
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Finding further support

If you have worries about money or caring for your family, they can help you find support groups in your area.

Here’s what some people who have spoken to our Boots Macmillan Pharmacists said:

“When I had a very bad day… just being able to talk it out with a relative stranger, helped”

“He was so kind and gave me his time to put my mind at ease. I was really worried about the side effects that I had read.” 

How can I speak to a Boots Macmillan Information Pharmacist?

No need to book an appointment

Once you’ve used our store locator to find a pharmacy with a Boots Macmillan Information Pharmacist*, simply pop in and speak to them. 

Chat in a private consultation room

Our pharmacies have dedicated rooms where you can chat in private. 


Find your nearest Boots Macmillan Information Pharmacist*

*Subject to availability of advisor

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