Helpful Links

Listed below are UK organisations and web-based resources for patients, families and caregivers that may be helpful.

The British Liver Trust
The British Liver Trust is a national charity working to reduce the impact of liver disease in the UK through support, information and research.

Live better with
An online shop with hundreds of “handpicked products that help ease symptoms and side effects, and improve the quality of day-to-day life.”

Look Good …Feel Better
Helping to support women with cancer by offering free expert workshops and advice on appearance-related topics such as skincare, make-up, wig selection and styling, scarf tying, nail care.

Macmillan Cancer Relief
Provides expert information with practical and emotional support.

 

Maggie’s Centres
With locations planned across the UK, Maggie’s Centre is a place to turn to for free help with any of the problems, small or large, associated with cancer.

Marie Curie Cancer Care
The UK’s most comprehensive cancer care charity.

 

Penny Brohn Cancer Care
(formerly The Bristol Cancer Help Centre) Leaders in the field of holistic cancer care. This organisation offers a wealth of information to those with cancer, and to those who support them, including counselling, healing, relaxation, and nutrition advice.

PSC Support
PSC (Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis) is a rare autoimmune disease of the bile ducts with no known cure. It is also one of the known risk factors for cholangiocarcinoma. 8% – 30% of adults with PSC will develop this cancer.  PSC Support offers help to anyone affected by PSC via their informative website, email or phone.

Dying Matters
The Dying Matters website has a wealth of information for those approaching the end of their life, and for their carers, relatives and friends – helping people to talk more openly about death, dying and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life. There’s much very helpful, practical information on what to expect, planning ahead, what to think about …

The Centre for the Grief Journey
A comprehensive online resource for those who are grieving.

 

Cruse Bereavement Care
Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland – offering support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies …

Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland (CBCS)
CBCS works to promote the well-being of bereaved people in Scotland – seeking to help anyone experiencing bereavement to understand their grief and cope with their loss …

Winston’s Wish
Winston’s Wish was the UK’s first childhood bereavement charity and continue to lead the way in providing specialist child bereavement support services across the UK, including in-depth therapeutic help in individual, group and residential settings.

Specialist Hotels, Travel/Medical Insurance

The Grove – Bournemouth
A unique holiday hotel for cancer patients and those with life threatening illnesses. Carers, families and friends are all welcome.

Hope House – Whitehead, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland
Hope House offers free self-catering accommodation in a peaceful setting for adults with a recent diagnosis of cancer and for those who care for them.

Travel/Medical Insurance
For details of companies able to supply travel insurance to those with a serious or terminal diagnosis, please click here.

AMMF has no relationship with any of the organisations listed here, other than the reciprocal imparting of information. Links are provided for information only.

December 2018