Charities and support networks

Information about your condition and others who can help

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Patient involvement and co production

The Patient Experience Library - keep up to speed with the latest and best evidence on patient experience and patient/public involvement.


Cancer in children - links to many childhood cancer charities and helpful information

Macmillan Cancer Support - information about all types of cancer, including diagnosis, treatments and drugs, as well as advice to help with the different ways cancer may impact your life. 

Cancer Research UK - cancer symptoms, types, causes and living with cancer

Breast cancer- more information about diagnosis and treatment from cancer research UK

Marie Curie - for information, support, events and on line chat

Prostate cancer UK - information, support and research

Stroke, dementia, multiple sclerosis and brain injury

Stroke Association- hope after stroke, hear patient stories 

Dementia UK - understanding dementia and support

Alzheimer's Association - Alzheimer's, the most common cause of dementia

Multiple Sclerosis MS Society - symptoms, support, treatment and research

Headway- the brain injury association

Osteoporosis and bone health

The Royal Osteoporosis Society - information, treatment and support

NHS overview of Osteoporosis

Arthritis and muskuloskeletal conditions

NHS Overview arthritis

Managing your pain - managing your pain in rheumatoid and osteo arthritis

NHS Overview Muscular Dystrophy

The Muscle help foundation 

Muscular Dystophy UK