Hamar Help and Support Centre

Website: https://www.sath.nhs.uk/patients-visitors/advice-support/the-hamar-centre/
Address: Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury, SY3 8XQ
Telephone: 01743 261035 (Monday-Friday 9 am – 5 pm) Please note: the Hamar Centre is not a crisis centre and as such is it not open at weekends, public holidays or between Christmas and New Year).  

E-mail: sath.hamarcentre@nhs.net

The Hamar Centre is located at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. The Hamar Help and Support Centre provide counselling and support services to patients with a cancer diagnosis, their family and carers.


Please do drop in and speak to our administrator Jenn Lakin, or one of the team who can tell you more about the services we offer or book you an appointment. You can refer yourself to the centre or can ask a health professional to assist you.


The Centre offers:

  • Information
  • MacMillan Information and Centre
  • One to One and Couples Counselling Sessions
  • Health and Well-being Events
  • Support and counselling
  • Individual supportive therapies
  • Informal support
  • The Hamar Centre garden and summerhouse
  • Support Groups

We also have a free head shaving service for patients undergoing chemotherapy.

For more information please drop in at The Hamar Centre or contact Jenn Lakin on 01743 261035.

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