Launch follows pilot which saw around three quarters report reduced depression and anxiety
Bupa and Macmillan Cancer Support have joined forces to provide free emotional support services to cancer patients. The collaboration will offer free one-to-one counselling with a Bupa counsellor on a remote basis for people with cancer who are struggling to cope emotionally or have high levels of emotional needs. An initial pilot of the service between August last year and January this year saw 139 patients use the service, with 76% of users reporting a reduction in feelings of depression...
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