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Advocacy toolkit

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Our Campaigns and Advocacy team are here to help you take greater control of the decisions that affect you. They can help you access information, explore your options and make informed decisions.

Our Campaigns and Advocacy team are here to offer support overcoming issues. This may include difficulties accessing healthcare, issues at work or providing you with information to enable you to make informed decisions.

What is Advocacy?

Advocacy is getting support from another person to help you express your opinions, needs and wishes. Somebody who helps you in this way is called an advocate. They are there to help support your choices, not to give you their opinion or make decisions for you.

Our Campaigns and Advocacy team can:

How to advocate for yourself

We have produced a number of bitesize pieces of information to help you understand the options that are available to you, access further information and make informed decisions.

Contacting our Campaigns and Advocacy team

Our Campaigns and Advocacy team are able to support you where you need further help.

They are available Monday to Friday from 9:00am – 5:30pm. If you would like to speak to them, you can:

  • Call our office line on 01905 755977
  • Send them an email at advocacy@leukaemiacare.org.uk
  • Call the CARE line, free of charge on 08088 010 444 anytime. They will pass your enquiry onto the Campaigns and Advocacy team.

Please note that our Campaigns and Advocacy team are unable to provide:

  • Detailed medical advice or recommendations
  • Legal advice
  • Advocacy for a course of action which is contrary to the aims and objectives of Leukaemia CARE