Help us support
everyone affected by
blood cancer to receive
the right information,
advice and support

We offer emotional support to patients. We achieve this by funding counselling sessions for those affected and their loved ones and by running our nurse-led helpline. We also create spaces for those affected to talk and share experiences of their diagnosis through our support groups and patient conferences.

We offer financial support to patients seeking help in paying for travel to hospital for various appointments after a leukaemia diagnosis. We also provide advocacy support workers to support patients and their families in accessing welfare benefits following a diagnosis.

We campaign for fair access to treatment and to raise awareness of the vital signs and symptoms of a leukaemia diagnosis. We also support healthcare professionals with training to help them to diagnosis leukaemia, as well as the most current information on treatment options available.

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Where your money goes

£5

would pay for a patient to attend one of our online webinar sessions where they can hear about the very latest information on their specific diagnosis.

£10

could ensure that a newly diagnosed patient gets the information they need from our booklets to our patient magazine; sources of comfort at a vulnerable time. Each year, we supply over 15,000 patient information booklets to hospitals free of charge.

£25

could fund a phone call for a patient or their loved one with one of our trained haematology nurses to offer support and advice.

£50

could help us to offer additional training to a GP to help them spot the signs and symptoms of leukaemia.

£100

could support our buddy scheme which sees patients with a matching diagnosis being paired by the charity to offer peer-to-peer support. As a charity we supply mobile phones for the purpose of buddying as well as vetting all our buddies to ensure that patients get a high-level of support and can enroll in the scheme with confidence.

£200

Our hospital travel fund gives grants of £200 to leukaemia patients seeking support with attending their hospital appointments and covers costs such as public transport, taxis, increased fuel costs or car maintenance.

Meet Kate Stallard

I'm still here

About two months beforehand, I started to feel very tired, I had been experiencing some of the symptoms for a few months and put it down to stress as I was going through a divorce. I never thought it could be cancer! I visited my GP initially who dismissed my symptoms as stress related. Just two days later I found myself at A&E I was told I had acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). I was moved to the haematology ward later that night and was told I needed urgent chemotherapy.

Two days into the chemo, I was told I actually had acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL). So, I started a new chemo regime. I spent six weeks on the ward. My lovely long blonde hair fell out in clumps. I started a second round of chemo as an outpatient, and at Christmas I had my third course and everything seemed to be going to plan...

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