ABC Breast Cancer Support
A charity offering support to Jersey patients and their families through breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery.
Cancer Research Jersey
The charity is the local fundraising committee of Cancer Research UK. Dedicated to actively promoting fundraising initiatives in aid of Cancer Research UK, in order to support research into the cause of cancer and the means of treating more effectively.
Carers Jersey (previously Jersey Association of Carers)
A pressure group acting on behalf of carers and to provide information and support to carers. Gain recognition for carers by family, community services providers and States of Jersey Members.
CLIC Sargent Jersey
An independent, local charity that offers financial and emotional support to children and anyone living on the Island who is diagnosed with cancer before their 21st birthday.
Family Nursing & Home Care
A charity committed to providing high quality, integrated nursing and home care in the community from pre-birth to end of life.
Friends of Jersey Oncology
A charity supporting Jersey’s Oncology Unit with practical resources, designed to help patients who are undergoing treatment.
Jersey Brain Tumour Charity
A charity providing support to anyone living in Jersey who has been affected by a brain tumour diagnosis (benign or cancerous), be that patient, family, relative(s) or friend(s) providing them with care, support, advice and information.
Jersey Hospice Care
A charity offering free services to anyone with a life limiting condition including a Specialist Palliative Care team, that are on call 24/7, 365 days a year, a day care facility 3 days a week and a 12 bedroom In-Patient Unit. They also offer physiotherapy and complementary therapies and a Community Bereavement Service
A Support Group that runs a clinic for Lymphoedema patients.
Macmillan Cancer Support Jersey
A local branch of a national charity that offers emotional support from Macmillan Professionals, practical information, and social support, as well as a wellbeing service offering free complementary therapies, relaxation groups and information about exercise and healthy eating.
Traveling for treatment
Click here to access the Government of Jersey’s information on patient travel to the UK or Guernsey
Most patients travelling to the UK for Cancer treatment will be seen at Southampton. Click here for information on Southampton General Hospital.
Government of Jersey links
Caring and support
Further information from the Government of Jersey on caring and support
Incapacity Pension is paid as a compensation for the loss of earnings to people who, because of their loss of faculty, are unlikely to work again.
Income Support is an income-related benefit that provides financial support towards the cost of housing, living, medical needs and childcare. Carers also receive support.
Long Term Incapacity Allowance
Long Term Incapacity Allowance (LTIA) is a Social Security contributory benefit which helps if you have long-term ill-health or an injury.
Patient transport services in Jersey
Short Term Incapacity Allowance
Short Term Incapacity Allowance (STIA) is a daily benefit which may be payable when a medical certificate is submitted stating a person is unfit for work due to sickness or injury.
Special payments: help with emergency costs
Special payments are one-off payments to help cover the costs of emergencies. They can be used to pay for a service (such as dental treatment) or an item (such as a replacement cooker). Special payments may be given as loans or grants.
Cervical screening and HPV vaccine