The Mustard Tree is now fully reopen for support and guidance

The Mustard Tree is loacted on Level 3 of the hospital, where a warm welcome awaits you.

Our Outreach services in Tavistock, Kingsbridge, Liskeard and Ivybridge are also open for support and guidance – please contact the centre for times and dates.

You can be referred to our counselling, psychology, complementary therapy, financial and physiotherapy services through your clinical nurse specialist (CNS) team, or by using the links on this page.

Alternatively, please pop in and see the wide range of support we offer. Our support workers can help to guide you through what is available, including wig services, Look Good Feel Better workshops, and support and wellbeing groups such as Blooming Well, Into the Blue (cold water swimming), Bikespace (cycling), southwest Walking Group, Mindfulness and the fantastic iHope programme.

We also take referrals for the Living With and Beyond exercise group at Marjons, a free 6 week programme which runs throughout the year.

Opening times and contact details

Staff are available for support, guidance and information, please pop in or call.

  • Open 9am until 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.
  • 01752 430060

Please note; we are unable to accommodate children in the centre unless they are accompanied by an adult at all times.

Useful links and  information for patients and  their families

  • MySunrise free app - comprehensive, up-to-date information for cancer patients and their families.  Download from iOS or Android  It is complete with a whole range of videos, relevant links, cancer resources and contact information.
  • Online community -
  • Macmillan provide advice on cancer information, welfare rights, energy bills, finances, work and cancer, specialist nurse team & Macmillan Grants support. Call  0808 808 0000 9am until 5pm, Monday until Friday.
  • Covid 19 Resources available for Cancer patients
  • Information & Support from Point of diagnosis - patients can sign up for ongoing tailored information and support via post or email -
  • Hope is an online programme run by Macmillan designed to help with managing physical and emotional side effects of diagnosis and recovery, contact the Mustard Tree to find out more.


Peninsula Information Centre support

The Cove is for people accessing treatment via Cornwall based hospitals.

  • Advice available  - counselling, psychological support, benefits advice and physiotherapy
  • If you need to speak to any of the team then please phone 01872 256363 or Email One of the team will be available from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Citizens Advice in Cornwall. Phone 01872 672090 – this is an answer phone so please leave a message and someone will phone you back.

The Lodge (Torbay) telephone support available via 01803 – 617521

Force (Exeter) Telephone support is available for:

  • Cancer nursing team 01392 406151
  • Psychological and emotional support 01392 406168/406169

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