Support groups listing
North East & Yorks
An informal group for anyone affected by pancreatic cancer. The group is currently being run by Karen and the Pancreatic Cancer Pathway Manager at St James’ University Hospital and they plan to hold meetings every 6 weeks in the vicinity of St James, Leeds. The invitation is extended to your family and carers. Please do contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interesting in attending.
PALMS: Pancreas and Liver Meeting 2 Support U- East Lancashire Liver and Pancreas Support Group
This group is for anyone in the East Lancashire area affected by Pancreas or Liver diseases. The group meets at Accrington Fire Station, Hyndburn Road, Church, Accrington, BB5 4EQ monthly on set dates from 2-4pm. For more information, please call 07516 181542.
SOS (Stomach, Oesophageal Support includes Liver & Pancreatic Cancers) Cancer Support Group
Macmillan Pancreas Cancer Support Group (Liverpool)
Mid Cheshire Pancreatic Cancer Patient Support Group
Maggie's Manchester Hepato-Biliary Support Group
Location: Currently online, on Microsoft Teams
This monthly support group is open to anyone in Greater Manchester who has had a HPB cancer diagnosis. Usually, it’s held at the Maggie’s Centre in Manchester, but due to coronavirus restrictions it has moved online.
If you’d like to attend, please email email@example.com with your name and contact number, and they will send you a link to join.
Midlands & central
Purple Rainbow Pancreatic Cancer Group (Staffordshire)
The Purple Rainbow Pancreatic Cancer group provides support for people affected by pancreatic cancer across Staffordshire and meets every six weeks. For more information, contact Lesley on 07946 171747 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit their Twitter page here.
Visit their website by clicking ‘find out more’ below.
The Cambridge Hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) Support Group
Location: Maggie’s Wallace
The Cambridge Hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) Support Group is for people with cancer of the pancreas, biliary system or liver and their relatives. It is run by a cancer support specialist from Maggie’s and a nurse specialist. The group meets on the first Friday of every month from 10.30am – 12pm.
Location: Maggie’s Wallace, 21 Milton House, Puddicombe Way, Cambridge, CB2 0AD
For more information, call 01223 249220 or visit www.maggiescentres.org
South, SE & London
The Essex Pancreatic Cancer Support Network
The Essex Pancreatic Cancer Support Network is for anybody who has been affected by pancreatic cancer in some way – either having been diagnosed themselves or as a relative, spouse or partner of someone with pancreatic cancer. They meet regularly for a coffee and a chat and would be delighted to have more people join them. You can call John on 07921263640 or visit their Facebook page for information on upcoming meetings by clicking ‘Find out more’.
Hertfordshire Support Group
This group is for anyone affected by pancreatic cancer in the area. If you’re interested in joining the Hertfordshire group, email email@example.com
This group is for anyone in and around London affected by pancreatic cancer. The group meets monthly in central London. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Wales, West & South-west
Bristol friends & fundraisers
The Bristol support group is for anyone with a connection to pancreatic cancer living in the Bristol area to make friends and have fun while raising funds and awareness for Pancreatic Cancer UK. The group meet at various times throughout the year. You can contact Karen Ellison at email@example.com or 07545 145 540 or contact the group via their Facebook page by clicking ‘Find out more’.
This group is for anyone in the Dorset area affected by pancreatic cancer. The group meets on the last Thursday of every month at 10am.
For more information contact Audrey on 01300341399 or 07855790536, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pan Pals Gwent
In partnership with St David’s Hospice, this informal group gives you the chance to meet up for a cuppa and chat with others affected by pancreatic cancer. A palliative care nurse is available to answer any queires. PanCan Pals is held at St David’s Hospice, Blackett Avenue, Newport NP20 6NH. The group meet on the fourth Friday of every month from 1.30 pm-3.00pm. For more information on upcoming meetings, please contact Linda Reardon: MrsLinda.Reardon@outlook.com or call: 07986085034.