Health Charities

Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

Useful Numbers

Belford Hospital,
Fort William
01397 702481
New Craigs,
01463 704000
Raigmore Hospital,
01463 704000
Lloyds—Town01397 702031
Boots01397 705143
Lloyds—Caol01397 702031
Fleming and Fleming01397 702973
Community Dental Unit01397 709865
M&S Dental Care01397 702147
Highland Council Social Work Services01397 707025
Citizens Advice Bureau01397 705311
Smoking Cessation Help-line01397 709864
Alcoholics Anonymous      

0845 769 7555

Multilple Sclerosis Society - Lochaber Branch  

01397 703996 or

01397 701644

Highland Carer Advocacy   

01463 723569 or

07760 779462

Lochaber Council on Alcohol   01397 707060

Needle Exchanges - Belford Hospital A & E

                             - Lloyds Phamacy, High St

                               Fort WIlliam

                              - Community Mental Health

                                Team, Health Centre   

01397 702481


01397 702031


01397 709830

Highland Drug and Alcohol Information Line       0844 848 3778
Samaritans01463 713456
Lochaber Womens Aid   01397 705734
Narcotics Anonymous0207 730 0009
Scottish Network for Families Affected by Drugs

08080 101011

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