Mid Wales

Macmillan opens cancer support service at Bronglais Hospital

Bronglais Hospital, Aberystwyth
Image caption Macmillan's cancer support centre is based by the hospital's purple entrance

A new support service has opened in Ceredigion for people affected by cancer.

The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre is based in the entrance of Bronglais Hospital in Aberystwyth.

It offers confidential advice to patients, families and carers on issues such as welfare benefits.

The service is part of a £3.3m investment made in the health board over the last five years to support posts and projects.

Hywel Dda University Health Board's chief executive, Steve Moore said they were "extremely proud" of the new service.

It would "provide local people with additional support when they need it most," he said.

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