Nottinghamshire Hospice

Adding Life to Days

Resources for Connecting

Organisations providing information, advice and guidance during the coronavirus pandemic.

Nottinghamshire Hospice is available by phone on 0115 962 1222, online at or click here for more information about our services.

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Advice and information for people with terminal and life-limiting illnesses during the coronavirus pandemic

Asthma UK

Information about COVID-19 for people with asthma.

Helpline (Mon to Fri 9am – 5pm): 0300 222 5800

British Heart Foundation

Advice for healthy self isolating. How to look at expert advice behind the headlines.

Helpline: 0300 330 3311

Covid-19 Hub for health professionals

British Lung Foundation

Help and advice about the Coronavirus when living with a lung condition, plus advice on managing breathlessness

Tel: 0300 0030 555

Further advice on breathlessness

Macmillan Cancer Support

Online advice and support about self isolation, financial support, looking after your health/wellbeing.

Macmillan Information and Support Service

Based at Nottingham City Hospital the Macmillan Information and Support Service provides a confidential drop in service for anyone affected by cancer including patients, relatives and healthcare professionals.

Tel (City Hospital): 0115 840 2650
Tel (QMC): 0115 970 9933

Macmillan Beyond Diagnosis

The Macmillan Beyond Diagnosis Service, run in partnership with Self Help UK, provides practical and emotional support to people affected by cancer. The service is available to people living anywhere in Nottinghamshire.

Tel: 0115 911 1662

MND Association

Advice and support around protection for yourself, your family and carers.

MND Connect Helpline (Mon to Fri 9am til 5pm & 7pm – 10.30pm) : 0808 8026 262

MS Society

General advice about symptoms, research, benefits.

Helpline (Mon to Fri 9am – 7pm): 0300 500 8084

Parkinson’s Society

Advice on following government and NHS guidelines for you, your family and carers. Helpline for feeling isolated, managing anxiety & going into hospital.

Helpline: 0808 8000 303

PSP Association

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD) advice and support

Helpline: 0300 0110 0122

Teenager Cancer Trust

Advice on Coronavirus for people with cancer.

Helpline (Monday – Friday): 0207 612 0370

Support for anxiety and wellbeing related to coronavirus

Anxiety UK

Coronavirus anxiety support and resources.

Helpline: 03444 775 774

Text service: 07537 416 905


GriefLine is a free, confidential service managed by Nottinghamshire Hospice. We connect people in need of emergency grief support with organisations able to provide support for those experiencing sudden, intense sorrow or sadness due to the death of someone they care for.

Tel: 0800 111 4451


Let’s Talk Wellbeing

Information on self referring for support with anxiety, depression and other similar difficulties. Let’s Talk – Wellbeing is currently available online and by telephone.

Tel: 0115 956 0888


Mind – Mental Health

Help lines for mental health problems; support, treatment options & advocacy services. Information & advice on your well-being during isolation.

Helpline (Mon to Fri 9am – 6pm): 0300 123 3393

Nottingham City Coronavirus Hub

Guidance for accessing practical support in the community, latest news and signposting to what’s on in the Nottingham City boundary.

Nottinghamshire Hospice Support Services

Emotional support and bereavement services. Telephone to refer or complete our online form.

Tel: 0115 962 1222


 Other Resources

Advice and resources to cope with increased worry and changes to our lives due to social distancing, isolation and self isolation.

Support for Carers

Age UK

Advice on wellbeing, benefits, online forums and signposting for support.

Helpline: 0800 678 1602

Carers UK

Advice on wellbeing, benefits, online forums and signposting for support.

Helpline Mon – Fri 9-5pm: 0808 808 7777


Exercise at Home

Age UK – Falls Prevention

How to reduce your risk of falling.

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy – Stay Active at Home

Getup and Go from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

St Christophers Hospice – Seated Exercises

Advice and resources for patients and carers; seated exercises, breathlessness, relaxation

Life of Breath – Mindfulness and Yoga

A great resource for bringing calm whilst keeping moving.

Ros Smith – Tai Chi

Ros Smith (Chartered Physiotherapist and Tai Chi Instructor) for all abilities.



RNIB Talking Books

BBC Sounds




Classic FM – Daily calendar of music being streamed around the world including live performances.

BBC Sounds – music, radio (inc BBC Radio Nottingham) and podcasts

Musical Theatre

The Shows Must Go On – Andrew Lloyd Webber is putting one of his musicals on You tube on a Friday, access for 48 hours.


What’s On Stage – Stage shows, music and theatre you can watch online for free.

Nottingham Digital Playhouse – Behind the scenes videos, podcasts, family activities and more from Nottingham Playhouse.

Theatre Royal Nottingham – Keep an eye on their Facebook page for live streams

Nonsuch Theatre – online events, workshops and more.


Music For Everyone – Music For Everyone, Nottingham’s playlist for videos that will help people to keep making music during the coronavirus pandemic.

Blue Skies Online – a singing group for people with dementia and their supporters.

Virtual Get Togethers

Keeping in touch with friends and family

Virtual Travel

BBC Travel – awe-inspiring, immersive travel stories to curious, passionate readers who want to learn about the world

Museums and Art Galleries

A range of galleries and tours to view from your home