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Bowel Cancer UK

Bowel Cancer UK is a leading charity dedicated to raising awareness of bowel cancer, improving the quality of life of those affected by the disease, and, ultimately, reducing deaths from the second most common cause of cancer death in the UK, affecting men and women equally.

Breast Cancer Care is a UK Breast Cancer Care is a UK charity offering information and support to those affected by breast cancer.
Breast Cancer Haven Breast Cancer Haven offer free support, information and complementary therapies to anyone affected by breast cancer.
Bristol Cancer Help Centre The Bristol Cancer Help Centre aims to be a centre of excellence offering healing and positive healthcare to people affected by cancer and to their supporters. We practise, teach, research and develop the holistic approach as an integral part of cancer care.
British Thoracic Society The British Thoracic Society has a patient information section on its website.

Dying Matters

End of life care

Dying Matters is a coalition of 30,000 members across England and Wales which aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life.

Information and resources on aspects of end of life care supported by the national end of life care programme. Links to Priorities of Care guidance and document

Help the Hospice national charity Hospice UK is the national charity for hospice care, supporting over 200 hospices in the UK.  They believe that everyone matters throughout their life right up until they die, and that no one should die in avoidable pain or suffering. 
Hospice Information Service The Hospice Information Service is a worldwide link and resource for anyone involved in palliative care, whether health professional or member of the public.
It encourages the sharing of information and experience by collating and disseminating current information for health professionals and enables patients and
carers to identify and access appropriate palliative care support.
Huntington's Disease Association The Huntington's Disease Association exists to support people affected by Huntington's Disease. They give advice to families; answer crisis calls; advise and liaise with other professional service givers; promote and develop a full range of local services; identify suitable respite and residential care facilities; liaise with local branches and self-help groups; give talks, organise seminars and training days in various parts of the country. They also provide a forum to share common purpose and reduce the feeling of isolation.
Macmillan Cancer Support Macmillan Cancer Support is a UK charity supporting people with cancer and their families with specialist information, treatment and care.
Marie Curie Marie Curie Cancer Care is working for people with cancer in four key activities: Offering a unique service with thousands of Marie Curie Nurses across the UK giving practical nursing care at home to people with cancer, free of charge. Providing specialist medical, nursing and day care in ten Marie Curie Centres. Improving the quality of cancer care through Education Programmes aimed at doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals. Investigating the causes and treatment of cancer through world-renowned research at the Marie Curie Research Institute.
Meri Yaadain Recognising dementia within the South Asian communities
MND Association

 

The MND Association is the only national organisation in the UK dedicated to the support of people with Motor Neurone Disease and those who care for them.

 

MS Society

 

Information and support for anyone affected by multiple sclerosis

 

National Council for Palliative Care               The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) is the umbrella charity for all those involved in palliative, end of life and hospice care in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  We believe that everyone approaching the end of life has the right to the highest quality care and support, wherever they live, and whatever their condition.  We work with government, health and social care staff and people with personal experience to improve end of life care for all.
Orchid Fighting Male Cancer Orchid exists to save men's lives from testicular; prostate and penile cancers through pioneering research and promoting awareness.
Prostate Cancer UK Is the UK's largest men's health charity. 
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

 

Understanding lung cancer will help you find the right information and support for you. 

Sue Ryder

Together for Short Lives

Sue Ryder works to support people with disabilities and life threatening diseases.

Together for Short Lives is the leading UK charity for all children with life-threatening and life-limiting conditions and all those who support, love and care for them. 

Yorkshire Cancer Network