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UK Brain Tumour Support:
Website, Facebook Page & Help line
Medical Safety, Injustice and Complaint Organisations
Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) is the UK charity for patient safety and justice. They provide free independent advice and support to people affected by medical accidents (lapses in patient safety) through their specialist helpline, written casework and inquest support services.
General Medical Council Work to protect patient safety and improve medical education and practice across the UK
Care Quality Commission Monitor, inspect and regulate services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and publish what they find, including performance ratings to help people choose care.
Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman They look into complaints where someone believes there has been injustice or hardship because an organisation has not acted properly or has given a poor service and not put things right.
Monday to Friday, 9am -
Call our 24/7 Helpline 01983 292 405
(aimed for those between 18-
Useful Information and Help:
Advice for medical professionals to follow when assessing drivers with neurological disorders. But helpful for finding out how long it should take to get your driving licence back with a tumour or other neurological disorder.
A simple solution to a tricky conversation
Enables travellers to discreetly identify themselves to staff to ensure tailored help and support. Available at most UK airports (details on Airport website)
A Painless Way to Organize Help. With the Help Calendar, you can post requests for support -
Various Cognitive Behaviour Technique (CBT) self help worksheets to help anxiety, panic, depression and distress.
Articles on Brain Injury
Click here for ALTERNATIVE HEALTH RESOURCES