Charities and Supporting Patients

The BGCS has a strong connection with the third sector, we believe that our links with the organisations that support our patients with us can and do provide us with different perspectives on hearing their voices.

The BGCS has a strong connection with the third sector, we believe that our links with the organisations that support our patients with us can and do provide us with different perspectives on hearing their voices. We know that PPI involvement early on for all projects, research, treatment planning, information provision makes a positive difference.

We endorse and work with all the charities listed below and would welcome introductions to any others you feel appropriate.

Tracie Miles RGN, PhD

British Gynaecology Cancer Society Charities Liaision Council Member

Tracie.miles@nhs.net

Cancer Research UK
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The Eve Appeal
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Cochrane
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Jo's cervical cancer trust
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Jos cervical cancer trust

Information and support for everyone affected by cervical cancer

Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust (www.jostrust.org.uk) is the only UK charity dedicated to supporting everyone affected by cervical cancer and cell changes (abnormal cells). We offer a range of information and support, including a free Helpline on 0808 802 8000, online forum, online Ask the Expert service, and face-to-face support days across the UK.
Find out more about our support services at www.jostrust.org.uk/support

We have lots of information about HPV, cell changes and cervical cancer at www.jostrust.org.uk/about-cervical-cancer

Further reading:

  • Download our HPV mini factsheet
  • Download Your Guide to Cervical Cancer
  • Download our Cervical Cancer booklet
  • Download our Support Services mini factsheet

To order or download more information materials, visit  www.jostrust.org.uk/shop

 

Ovacome
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Ovacome is the national UK ovarian cancer charity focused on providing support to anyone affected by ovarian cancer. This includes women who have either been diagnosed with the disease or think that they might be at risk, as well as their friends, family and healthcare professionals.

We are a strong community of many thousands of people, all working together with the aim of reducing isolation, sharing information, promoting knowledge and supporting anyone affected by ovarian cancer.

Visit our website www.ovacome.org.uk for more information, or call 0800 008 7054.

Ovarian Cancer Action
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Ovarian Cancer Action was founded in 2005 to fund research into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer. The Ovarian Cancer Action Research Centre was opened a year later and the charity has since invested more than £11.4 million in research at the Centre and other institutions, more than any other ovarian cancer charity.

Ovarian Cancer Action also works to raise awareness of the condition amongst the general public and GPs, including improving access to genetic testing, and campaigning for change with the government.

For more information please visit our website.