Useful Resources

This page is designed to give you links to sources of information outside LOROS that you might find useful.

RESOURCES

Local information

The following local organisations offer various support services to patients and their families and carers.

Sue Young Cancer Support

Formerly Coping with Cancer, Sue Young Cancer Support offers practical and emotional support for anyone affected by cancer.

The Laura Centre

Support for anyone who is affected by the death (or anticipated death) of a child, and for any child or young person, up to the age of 25, who is affected by the death (or anticipated death) of a significant adult.

Macmillan Cancer Information Centre

Based in the Osborne Building at Leicester Royal Infirmary, this is a drop-in service so there is no need for you to make an appointment.  You can also contact the information centre by post, phone or email.

RESOURCES

Useful websites

More websites that you may find useful...

Macmillan Cancer Support

Aims to improve the lives of people affected by cancer and provides useful information about cancer.

Motor Neurone Disease Association - Leicester Branch

Aims to ensure everybody living with MND receives the best care and has the highest quality of life

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Provides free nursing care to cancer patients and those with other terminal illnesses in their own homes.

Riprap

Support for children whose parents have cancer.

Winston's Wish

Offers practical support and guidance to bereaved children, their families and professionals.

Child Bereavement UK

Supports families and educates professionals when a child is facing bereavement. Provides confidential support, information and guidance.

Grief Encounter

Support and help for bereaved children and their families.

Cancer Research UK

Information on different types of cancer and living with cancer from Cancer Research UK.

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