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.

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.