Useful Links

If you are affected by a blood cancer or blood disorder, the following organisations might be of interest to you:

Macmillan Cancer  0808 808 00 00-free 9am-8pm helpline. 01392 406151. Advice/complimentary therapies/coping with hair loss/counselling/benefits advice/support groups/exercise groups.

Leukaemia 08088 010 444-free 24hr support line and nationwide support groups.

Lymphoma 01296 619400. Information and support for lymphatic cancer patients, their friends, families and carers.

Lindsey & 0800 015 1014.  Medical and surgical supplies, disability/mobility equipment, bathroom aids etc. - Comparison site for appropriate nursing home care. It gives professional inspection ratings and reviews of homes all over the country

The Silver 0800 4 70 80 90-free 24hr confidential helpline.  Information, friendship and advice for people in later life.

Independent 0800 319 6789-free 8am-8pm (Mon-Fri) 9am-5pm (Sat-Sun). Advice for older people, their families and carers.

Kay Kendall Leukaemia 01752 507711. Plymouth based Citizens Advice and one off grants.

Exeter Citizens Advice 03444 111 444. Advice on benefits etc. Also signposting to Government offices from their website.

Marie Curie Hospice Care - 0800 090 2309-free support and practical advice on all aspects of terminal illness.

Cruse Bereavement 0844 477 9400 (costs apply). Face to face support, information and publications for the bereaved.