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Making a will or legal advice

A diagnosis of cancer can have wide-ranging effects on a family's situation.  You may find the information below useful.

Macmillan Cancer Support - Writing a will

Macmillan Cancer Support aims to improve the lives of people affected by cancer by providing practical, medical, emotional and financial support. Also produces booklets on different types of cancer and on aspects of living with cancer.

Freephone helpline – 0808 808 00 00

Macmillan factsheet - making a will or legal advice 

Gov.UK - making a will

Information about how to prepare a will, and what should be included in it, plus links to other useful websites.

Gov.UK - lasting power of attorney

Information about appointing another person to act on your behalf to manage your property, financial affairs and / or personal welfare, should you become unable to do these things for yourself.

Age UK

Information about making a will.

 This page last reviewed 18/05/2022