Useful Contacts

Charity Websites

  • Cancer Research UK
    Free information service provided by Cancer Research UK about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families. Information is formatted in such a way that makes understanding the website an easy process.
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
    Europe’s leading cancer information charity, with over 4,500 pages of up-to- date cancer information, practical advice and support for cancer patients, their families and carers.
  • Diabetes UK
    Largest charity in the UK devoted to the care and treatment of people with diabetes in order to improve the quality of life for people with the condition.
  • Asthma UK
    This website has been revamped to meet the needs of the thousands of people with asthma who visit the site each day, either to find important information about asthma and or how to control it.
  • Alzheimer’s Society
    Comprehensive information for people with all forms of dementia. Alzheimer’s Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind
    Guide Dogs wants a world in which all blind and partially-sighted people enjoy the same rights, opportunities and responsibilities as everyone else. Their mission is to provide guide dogs and other mobility services that increase the independence and dignity of blind and partially-sighted people. We campaign for improved rehabilitation services and unhindered access for all blind and partially-sighted people.
  • Mental Health Foundation
    Founded in 1949, the Mental Health Foundation is a leading UK charity that provides information,carries out research, campaigns and works to improve services for anyone affected by mental health problems, whatever their age and wherever they live.
  • Sense
    Sense is the leading national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind. We provide expert advice and information as well as specialist services to deafblind people, their families, carers and the professionals who work with them. We also support people who have sensory impairments with additional disabilities.
  • Epilepsy Action
    Epilepsy Action is the largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain, acting as the voice for the UK’s estimated 456,000 people with epilepsy, as well as their friends, families, carers, health professionals and the many other people on whose lives the condition has an impact.
  • British Heart Foundation
    Our vision is of a world in which people do not die prematurely of heart disease. We will achieve this through our pioneering research, our vital prevention activity and by ensuring quality care and support for people living with heart disease. We need you to share our vision because, together, we really can beat heart disease.
  • Relate
    Relate offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support face-to- face, by phone and through this website.
  • MS Society
    Around 100,000 people in the UK have MS. It affects two million more. We offer hope for the future by investing millions in research, and help for today through our information, support and campaigning.
  • Sands
    Supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.
  • Self Management UK