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These organisations may offer further useful information and support. Please note that we are not responsible for the content of external websites.
The American Brain Tumour Association offers information and support.
Brainstrust, the Meg Jones brain cancer charity, is dedicated to improving clinical care for brain tumour sufferers.
Brain Tumour Research
The united campaign voice of the Brain Tumour Research group of charities, this charity was launched specifically to raise substantial funds for brain tumour research. Its mission is to raise at least £7 million per annum in order to accelerate progress significantly in UK brain tumour research, to make a clinical difference and to improve the outcomes for brain tumour patients.
Burton-on-Trent Brain Tumour UK Support Group
More information on our local support group in Derbyshire.
Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK funds research into malignant brain tumours and offers support for cancer sufferers and their families.
CLIC Sargent specialises in supporting children and their parents through brain cancer.
Scotland's national epilepsy charity.
A brain tumour support group for south-west England.
Lead on 'Be brain tumour aware' campaign which aims to enhance the awareness of symptoms of brain tumours in children and young people.
Provides support to victims of brain injury, helping to improve quality of life.
The International Brain Tumour Alliance acts as an international pressure group to improve care standards for brain tumour patients.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Provides practical, medical and financial support to cancer patients.
National Society for Epilepsy
The UK's leading medically-focused epilepsy charity. Provides support advice and fund research into epilepsy and seizures.
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
Lung cancer can cause secondary brain tumours. This charity is committed to funding research into lung cancer, reducing smoking and providing patient support.
Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust
A brain tumour cancer charity for childhood and adult brain tumours. Funds research and offers support for brain tumour patients.
Scottish Parliament Cross-Party Group on Cancer
Provides a unifying voice on cancer care in Scottish government, in terms of political direction and equality in provision of care.
Teenage Cancer Trust
A charity dedicated to raise funds, educate, and support teenagers fighting cancer.
Formerly Help the Aged and Age Concern, Age UK provides information and advice for the elderly on benefits, care and age discrimination.
British Red Cross
Offers social support for all ages - help with getting to appointments, with practical activities like shopping, equipment loan e.g. wheelchairs, respite sits for carers via Care in the Home. The Red Cross also has strong local links with other practical support services.
NHS Business Services Authority - Health Costs
The NHS's guide on how to get help with health costs.
Information for carers from the NHS in England.
Carers UK - direct payments
Carers UK provides support and representation for carers of the ill and infirm. This page offers information on direct payments, which offer flexibility in the way benefits are given to carers.
Makes professional support near you easier to find. Offers a list and brief biography of each of their counsellors, to help you find the right person to speak to.
Provides support services to carers in their own home.
Princess Royal Carers Trust
Offer all-round support to carers in need of help.
A UK charity providing short breaks (respite care) and other services for disabled people, visually impaired people, and carers.