Health Charities

Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

Travel Vaccinationsglobal air travel

In line with the vaccination transformation programme your GP practice will no longer be providing travel health services.

Patients should be asked to access information on what vaccinations are required together with malarial and safe travel advice at Home - Fit for Travel.  The website allows you to select your destination and then view the requirements for the destination before contacting the providers of the health board website.

4 Travel Vaccines are available on the NHS (Typhoid, Hepatitis A, DPT and Cholera) at no direct cost to the patient.  Any other vaccinations will incur a cost to the patient at present.

Please visit the website for more information.


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