Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability - one of the most highly respected hospitals for neuro-disability in the world. It provides assessment, rehabilitation treatment and long-term care for adults with profound and complex disabilities caused by disease or damage to the brain, spine or other parts of the nervous system. Every day, it provides hope to its patients, residents and their families, helping them adjust to a new life; a life in which disability plays its part, but a life in which they can experience fulfilment and in which their potential can still flourish; a life that is enriched by care, love and personal achievement.
Teenage Cancer Trust - each day around six young people in the UK are diagnosed with cancer, the number one cause of non accidental deaths amongst this age group. Their survival rate lags behind that of all other age groups as often their cancers are amongst the most aggressive forms of the disease. Thanks to this remarkable charity, teenagers can be treated in specialist units alongside their peers instead of feeling out of place and alone in paediatric or other wards. In these units, teenagers can get on with being teenagers whilst receiving the best possible medical treatment from specially trained staff. TCT also provides vital support for parents and siblings, research and education.
West London Action for Children - helps over four hundred and fifty families a year dealing with issues such as domestic violence, abuse, poverty, bereavement and isolation. It is a small local charity which can act quickly and offers tailored packages of individual therapy, family therapy and group counselling to meet the specific needs of each family. Its aim is to help children, teenagers and their families before a crisis sets in.
Macmillan Cancer Support - exists to improve the lives of people affected by cancer, both those living with cancer and also their families. It provides practical, medical and emotional support and pushes for better cancer care. Macmillan has specialist nurses, physiotherapists, dieticians, information specialists and many other types of professional in hospitals, hospices and community settings across the UK It also operates a free helpline and offers cancer information online. More than one in three of us will get cancer at some point in our lives; Macmillan Cancer Support aims to be there for us all.