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Financial Concerns

Paying the mortgage, affording heating bills or understanding employment rights can be a real worry for some people with cancer. We’ve provided some useful information for anyone who is concerned about their finances or employment rights.

Video Resources...

Getting back to work after cancer (podcast)

Richard Hunt, Vocational Rehabilitation Case Manager, reads this podcast from The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, offering help and advice on getting back to work following cancer treatment.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_tlgkPwyAg

Managing your mortgage costs

In this video, one of Macmillan’s specialist financial advisers explains how they can help with managing your mortgage payments if you are struggling financially

Money and cancer – Shola’s story

Shola was diagnosed with thymus cancer. Going through treatment meant that she couldn’t work and as a result, she struggled to pay her bills. Listen to her story to find out what help she was able to access.

Cancer Care Map

To find other services or support on this topic, visit Cancer Care Map and enter your postcode to find what is available near you.

The Cancer Care Map