Improving the Cancer Journey (Lothian Improving the Cancer Journey)

Who is this for?

  • Anyone over 16 years old effected by cancer – including family members and carers

Who provides this?

  •  Macmillan Cancer Support


Improving the Cancer services supports people affected by cancer (including family members and carers).

People can access support at any point on their cancer journey. 

Meeting with a practitioner helps you identify any concerns you have and think about ‘what matters to you?’  The practitioner will support you to think about what the best support for you would be for you and then together create a personalised care plan.

Here are some of the things Improving the Cancer Journey service can offer support with:

  • Money or housing worries
  • Work
  • Caring responsibilities
  • Physical concerns
  • Emotional Concerns

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties
  • Service is appointment only

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?


Location information

Public parking available; Appointments offered by telephone, video call via NHS near me or in person; Wheelchair access 

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 4.00 pm

Contact Details

The Jim Walker Partnership Centre, South Bridge Street, Bathgate, EH48 1TS

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Improving the Cancer Journey Poster
(1.84 MB pdf)

Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support in person

Type of services on offer:

Long term conditions/disabilities

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