Macmillan Nurse Service - Bassetlaw

We offer support and advice to any patient with cancer or a life-limiting illness. We also support families and carers. 

Our service includes senior registered nurses and we work closely with the folowing people to ensure the highest possible quality of individual care is provided:

  • GPs
  • district nurses
  • site-specific nurses
  • a palliative care consultant
  • GPs with a special interest in palliative care
  • Cedar House Hospice
  • adult social care
  • Citizens Advice Bureau
  • voluntary services 

We can give information about different treatments or medications, financial benefits and emotional support and also offer:

  • information following diagnosis of a life-limiting illness
  • complex symptom management
  • specialist psychological support

Our service to offered to adults in Bassetlaw. We help people in their own home or in a care home..

Accessing our service

You will usually need to be referred by your GP or a health professional. We will consider self-referrals, but we will need information from your GP or health professional.

Service opening hours

9am – 5pm Monday – Friday (except bank holidays)

Contact and find us

Tel: 01777 274 422

Retford Hospital
North Road
DN22 7XF

Help in a crisis

Please contact your GP. Out of hours, dial NHS 111.

Information for health professionals

How to refer someone to this service

Referrals can be made by any Health and Social care professional who should complete a referral form and fax to Single Point of Access (SPA) on 01777 709 332.  

Alternatively, telephone the referral to SPA on 01777 274 422

Referral guidance for health professionals.

Team leader

Dr Linda Potter


Service commissioned by

Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group



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