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Terminal Illness

Agencies providing advice, support and information

  • Compassion In Dying: Information and advice on end of life care, medical treatment and decisions and information on your rights.
    Tel:
    0800 999 2434 Web: www.compassionindying.org.uk
  • Dignity In Dying: Leading campaigning organisation promoting patient choice at the end of life. Advice and guidance on how to retain control at the end of life and information on Living Wills and your rights.
    Tel: 020 7479 7730 Web: www.dignityindying.org.uk
  • Honey Rose Foundation: Provides a memorable day for people who are suffering from a terminal illness.
    Tel: 01744 451919 Web: www.honeyrosefoundation.co.uk
  • Hospice Information: Telephone and information services on hospice and palliative care services in the UK and overseas.
    Tel: 020 7520 8200 Web: www.helpthehospices.org.uk
  • Rainbow Trust: Provides emotional and practical support to families who have a child with a life limiting or terminal illness.
    Tel:
    01372 363438 Web: www.rainbowtrust.org.uk
  • REACT – Rapid Effective Assistance for Children With Potentially Terminal Illness: Works to improve the quality of life for financially disadvantaged children with life limiting illnesses in the UK. Provide practical assistance with aids and domestic appliances, holidays, funding towards home nursing care or child care, help with funeral expenses.
    Tel:
    020 8940 2575 Web: www.reactcharity.org
  • Rosie Crane Trust: The Rosie Crane Trust provides support to bereaved parents. 
    24hr helpline 01460 55120 Web: www.rosiecranetrust.org
  • The Ruby Care Foundation: Offer care, counselling and support to those approaching their time of departure from life. Also befriending, companionship, help with Wills, accompany to hospital, hospice, nursing care.
    Tel: 
    0333 011 7556 Web: www.rubycare.org
  • Starlight Children’s Foundation:  Brightens the lives of seriously and terminally ill children by granting their wishes and providing hospital entertainment to help take their minds of the pain, fear and isolation of their illness.
    Tel:
    020 7262 2881 Web: www.starlight.org.uk
  • Together For Short Lives: Care and support for children and young people who are not expected to reach adulthood and their families.
    Tel:
    0808 8088 100 Web: www.togetherforshortlives.org.uk

Useful websites

  • www.bbc.co.uk/relationships - click on Coping with Grief Section which includes information and resources relating to Terminal Illness
  • www.euthanasia.cc – webs largest resource on euthanasia material
  • www.hopesupport.org.uk - If you are aged 11+ and a close family member has been diagnosed with a life threatening illness, you can access safe online support in a way that suits you.
  • www.whenyouwishuponastar.org.uk – grant the wishes of children suffering from a life threatening illness from 2-16 years of age.

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