Every year, 1,500 people in North Derbyshire are told that they have cancer.
The NGS Macmillan Unit is an exciting new development that will mean that people with cancer in North and North East Derbyshire will be able to receive vital treatment, care and support in one purpose-built centre providing joined up services closer to home.
The new centre has been designed to provide vital support for local people affected by cancer. Currently cancer care and treatment is provided in different locations across the hospital site, the chemotherapy unit is too small for the number of patients it sees and there is no information and support service.
The NGS Macmillan Unit is the first of its kind for Chesterfield and gets its name following the generous donation from the National Garden Scheme who have donated £1.5m to the Unit, along with other Macmillan supporters who have raised vital funds for the building.
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