Healthcare Professionals

If you’re seeing a patient that needs support from Big C, we’re here to help.

You may have a patient who has just been diagnosed or finished treatment, or you may be seeing someone who is affected by cancer and could benefit from our support. Whether it’s 1:1 support, counselling, complementary therapies or the opportunity to talk to others going through a similar experience, we can help.

Other ways to refer a patient

Call us

Call us on 0800 092 7640
to chat to our support team (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm, excluding bank holidays).

Write to us

Big C Cancer Charity,
Norwich Research Park,
Norfolk, NR4 7UG

Find out more about…

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Support groups

Our groups provide the opportunity to meet other people who are going through similar experiences, to share stories and support one another.

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Complementary therapies

Discover more about the complementary therapies we can offer people affected by cancer.

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Counselling services

We can offer 1:1, family or child counselling to explore feelings and emotions in a confidential setting.

Find a support centre near you

Find a support centre near you

Our Big C Centres at the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital, Great Yarmouth and King’s Lynn are open Monday – Friday, 9am – 4.30pm (excluding bank holidays).

    Useful information

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    Download our support leaflet

    This two page flyer briefly outlines the support services we’re able to offer, including 1:1, group and online support.

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    Download our support brochure

    This 15 page brochure outlines our services in more detail, from welfare advice to groups and counselling to frequently asked questions.

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    Download our complementary therapies leaflet

    Discover more about the complementary therapies we can offer people affected by cancer.

    Useful websites & organisations

    We work with many organisations both locally and nationally. Listed below are a few organisations that may provide useful information when affected by cancer.

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    Big C is my go-to place for patient help, advice and support. I know from patient and colleague feedback that the work they do, the advice they give and the support they provide is truly excellent.

    Big C is an essential partner in the provision of cancer care and support the hospital and local healthcare teams provide to the people in our part of the country.

    PROF. kristian bowles MBE, Consultant Haematologist and Physician (NNUH) and Professor of Haematology (Norwich Medical School, UEA).

    We’ve helped people like Janice and Eddie

    Janice is one of our dedicated volunteers at the King’s Lynn Support Centre, and having been involved for a while now, wanted to share her story…

    Janice and Eddie, Big C service users

    We’ve helped people like John & Sue

    It was through Support Worker Adelle that John & Sue came across Big C, and became regular faces at the Norwich Support Centre, based in the grounds of the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital.

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    News & updates

    Big C to Hold Jingle Jangle Fun Run at Thetford Forest

    Big C is holding its first Christmas Fun Run on Sunday 3rd December at High Lodge, Thetford.

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    Big C Uses New Health Academy to Promote Education around Cancer

    Norfolk Cancer Charity, Big C, has launched its own Health Academy as part of the organisation’s Education Division and in line with NHS Core20PLUS5 initiative.

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    New support for people living with secondary breast cancer

    Leading research and support charity, Breast Cancer Now, is launching a new service with Big C in Norwich for people with incurable secondary breast cancer.

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    Success with Big C’s National Three Peaks Challenge

    Across the weekend of 11th – 14th August 2023, Team Big C took on the National Three Peaks Challenge across England, Scotland and Wales. The last time Team Big C had taken on the challenge was in June of 2017 and the team this year were just as excited to take part six years later!

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