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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
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.

Useful Numbers

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

01484 342000

Kirkwood Hospice

01484 512101

Rowlands Chemist, Trinity St

01484 536581

Greenhead Pharmacy

01484 427434

Lloyds Pharmacy, Market St

01484 533417

Boots Pharmacy, King St

01484 421756

Peaches Chemist, Marsh

01484 420693

Patient Advice & Liaison (PALS)

01484 464000

Hoot Creative Arts 

Tel: 01484 516224 or 07880 731767

Hoot is a leading arts & health organisation based in Kirklees, West Yorkshire.  We’re a small team who all take great pleasure in coming to work every day because each one is different and rarely without inspiration, why? Because we empower people to feel better, catch their breath and take positive forward steps through participation in quality artistic activities.  So there is always something going on behind our doors be it drumming, singing, writing, dance, visual & digital arts all delivered in an inclusive way providing space for reflection and growth.

The Brunswick Centre (HIV Support & Prevention)

01484 469691

The Support Team forms part of the Brunswick Centre and aims to work with service users in a holistic way so that their social care needs are met and their well-being maintained and improved.

Staff use Needs Assessment and Outcome tools to work with service users to identify their needs, action plan and measure outcomes. Staff work with service users to encourage and develop self-care management so that service users can take control of their health and social care.

The team, like the rest of the charity work within a code of conduct, confidentiality and equal opportunity polices.

The Brunswick Centre is aware of the social and health inequalities that impact on people’s sexual health and exposure to HIV infection and works at a service delivery and a strategic level to redress this. The charity provides Intervention, Support & Prevention services to people infected /affected by HIV/AIDs.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Tel 0844 800 3309

Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

Cruse offers face-to-face, telephone, email and website support. We have a national helpline and local services, and a website and freephone helpline specifically for children and young people. Our services are provided by trained volunteers and are confidential and free. Cruse also provides training and consultancy for external organisations and for those who may encounter bereaved people in the course of their work.

Royal Voluntary Service 

Tel: 01924 446100

Royal Voluntary Service is a national volunteering organisation and charity with its roots in local communities all over Britain. Our volunteers aim to provide the support an older personmight need at home, in their neighbourhoods and also in hospitals.

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