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Other Charities

ABC Breast Cancer Support

www.breastcancersupport.org.je

A charity offering support to Jersey patients and their families through breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

 

Cancer Research Jersey

www.cancerresearchukjersey.org

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)

carers.org.je

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

www.clicsargentjersey.org.je

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

www.fnhc.org.je

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

www.fojo.je/about-fojo

A charity supporting Jersey’s Oncology Unit with practical resources, designed to help patients who are undergoing treatment.

 

Jersey Brain Tumour Charity

www.jerseybraintumour.com

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

www.jerseyhospicecare.com

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

 

Jersey Lymphoedema

www.jerseycharities.org/members/291/lymphoedema-jersey

A Support Group that runs a clinic for Lymphoedema patients.

 

Macmillan Cancer Support Jersey

www.macmillanjersey.com

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.

Click here to access a facebook page for a support group for cancer patients from Jersey travelling for treatment.

 

Government of Jersey links

Caring and support

www.gov.je/Caring/Pages/default.aspx  

Further information from the Government of Jersey on caring and support

 

Incapacity Pension 

www.gov.je/Benefits/SicknessInjury/Pages/IncapacityPension.aspx  

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

www.gov.je/Benefits/IncomeSupport/Pages/index.aspx

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

www.gov.je/Benefits/SicknessInjury/Pages/LongTermIncapacityAllowance.aspx

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

www.gov.je/health/hospitals/abouthospitals/pages/patienttransport.aspx

 

Short Term Incapacity Allowance

www.gov.je/Benefits/SicknessInjury/Pages/OffWorkSick.aspx

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

www.gov.je/Benefits/IncomeSupport/Pages/SpecialPayments.aspx

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.

 

Screening information

Bowel Screening

www.gov.je/health/cancer/bowelscreening/Pages/index.aspx

 

Breast Screening

www.gov.je/health/cancer/breast/Pages/index.aspx

 

Cervical screening and HPV vaccine

www.gov.je/health/cancer/cervical/Pages/index.aspx

 

Covid-19

Click here for the Government of Jersey's latest information and statistics for Covid-19

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