Useful Links

If you are currently involved with or aware of any organisation that should be included here, please let us know.

Astrofund
(specific to low grade tumours)
http://www.astrofund.org.uk/

Brain Tumour Research and Support Across Yorkshire (formerly Andrea’s Gift)
Provides patient support and funds for research.
www.btrs.org.uk

Brain and Spine Foundation
Information and support for children and adults.
www.brainandspine.org.uk

Brain Tumour Action
Information, support and counselling for patients, families and carers.
www.braintumouraction.org.uk

Brain Tumour Research
Access to news, information and research.
www.braintumourresearch.org

Brainstrust
http://www.brainstrust.org.uk/

Brain Tumour Charity
https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/

Direct Gov
Brain tumours and driving.
www.direct.gov.uk

Headway
Provides understanding and support services to those with head injuries and brain tumours.
www.headway.org.uk

Cancer Research UK
Information and research.
www.cancerresearchuk.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support
Support, care and information for cancer sufferers.
www.macmillan.org.uk

Marie Curie Cancer
Care for cancer sufferers.
www.mariecurie.org.uk

Olive Tree Cancer Support
Care for cancer sufferers.
http://www.olivetreecancersupport.org.uk/

Penny Brohn 
www.pennybrohn.org.uk

Carers UK
The voice of carers: advice those providing unpaid care to an ill, frail or disabled family member, friend or partner.
www.carersuk.org

Directgov
Advice on all aspects of providing care, including Carer’s rights, support services and benefits and financial entitlements.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/CaringForSomeone/index.htm

Cancervive
http://cancervive.org.uk/

Friends of East Sussex Hospices
www.fesh.org.uk

St. Barnabas, Worthing, West Sussex
www.stbarnabas-hospice.org.uk

St. Catherine’s Hospice, Crawley, West Sussex
www.stch.org.uk

St. Peter & St. James, Lewes, East Sussex
www.stpeter-stjames.org.uk

St Wilfrids Eastbourne, East Sussex 
www.stwhospice.org

West Sussex Info – list of Hospices
www.westsussex.info/hospices.shtml

The Martletts Hospice, Hove, East Sussex
www.themartlets.org.uk

St Michaels Hospice, St Leonards-on-Sea
www.stmichaelshospice.com

Cruse Bereavement Care
Information and free helpline to support those coping with bereavement. Includes dedicated, free helpline specifically for young people.
www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

Child Bereavement UK

https://childbereavementuk.org/

The WAY Foundation
Helping young, bereaved widows and widowers aged up to 50.
www.wayfoundation.org.uk

Winstons Wish
www.winstonswish.org.uk

National Society for Epilepsy
Treatment, care and information for sufferers of epilepsy
www.epilepsynse.org.uk

Counselling Directory

A confidentional service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news and events.
www.counselling-directory.org.uk