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|Mick Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund|
The Mick Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund
c/o British Lung Foundation
Sir G B Hunter Memorial Hospital The Green
Tyne & Wear
Telephone: 0191 263 7386
|The June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund|
firstname.lastname@example.orgTelephone: 0114 2744420
June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund is a registered charity No.1121784
|The Mesothelioma Research Fund|
Special Trustees of St Bartholomew’s Hospital
Dr Jeremy Steele
Department of Medical Oncology
St Bartholomew’s Hospital
Bradford Asbestos Victims Support Group
2nd Floor, Auburn House
Upper Piccadilly , Bradford BD1 3NU
Cheshire Asbestos Victims Support Group
3 Fryer Street
Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1ND
Clydeside Action on Asbestos
15 St Margaret’s Place, Glasgow G1 5GY.
Clydebank Asbestos Group
8 Crown Avenue, Radnor Park
Clydebank, G81 3BW
0141 951 1008
DAST (Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team)
Trade Union Safety Team
Chesterfield S40 1JR
Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group
Windrush Millennium Centre, Unit 2.5
70 Alexandra Road , Moss Side
Manchester , M16 7WD
0161 636 7555
Merseyside Asbestos Victims Support Group
Suite 32 , Second Floor , Oriel Chambers
14 Water Street , Liverpool L2 8TD
0151 236 1895
Sheffield And Rotherham Asbestos Group
311 Aizlewood’s Mill
Sheffield S3 8GG
0114 2823 212
The National Macmillan Mesothelioma Resource Centre
Provides impartial up-to-date information for patients diagnosed with Mesothelioma and their carers
0800 169 2409
Inspire Lung Cancer Support Group
Macmillan Cancer Information & Support Centre
Southampton General Hospital
East Wing Courtyard, B Level
St. Mary’s Hospital
023 9286 6408
Royal British Legion
The Royal British Legion provides financial, social and emotional support to millions who have served and are currently serving in the Armed Forces, and their dependants
Information and support service available to all people affected by cancer
0800 169 22 77
British Lung Foundation
Helpline: 08458 50 50 20
Save Spodden Valley
Save Spodden Valley was formed as a direct response to the actions of the new owners of the former Turner Brothers Asbestos site and its tree felling contractor on the weekend
of May 15th /16th 2004.
WHY ARE WE CONCERNED?
THE ROCHDALE TURNER BROTHERS ASBESTOS (TBA) SITE WAS THE LARGEST ASBESTOS TEXTILE FACTORY IN THE WORLD.
THE SITE PROCESSED ASBESTOS FOR OVER 100 YEARS
DOCUMENTS FROM 1957 CONFIRM THAT TBA WAS
DUMPING OVER 300 TONS OF WASTE DUST PER YEAR
ASBESTOS WASTE WAS DUMPED AROUND THE ROCHDALE SITE FOR DECADES
Roger Lowe Campaign
His family is determined to raise public awareness of the disease and has set up the Roger Lowe Asbestos Mesothelioma Campaign. Roger Lowe died of Mesothelioma in December 2005.
The aims are to:
provide a support network for mesothelioma sufferers and their families/loved ones
raise more funds for research into mesothelioma, its early diagnosis and treatment
provide information for those touched by the diseases
raise awareness of the mesothelioma “time bomb”
campaign for research, including government-funded research, into the efficiency of drug therapies and diagnosis of the disease
work alongside other organisations to provide a focus for those good works in the south-west of England.
Cancer Research UK
0800 226 237
Cancerbackup is a national charity providing information and counselling for people with cancer, their families and friends.
0808 800 1234
Macmillan Cancer Relief
Supports and develops services providing specialist care for people with cancer.
Information Line 0845 601 6161
Wessex Cancer Trust
OEDA (Occupational & Environmental Disease Association)
0208 360 6413
Information for carers
Carers National Association
Information for carers, relatives and friends.
0808 808 7777
Benefits and claims
DSS Benefit Enquiry Line
General advice on Social Security Benefits
Help with completing claim forms
DSS Freephone for any enquiry
0800 88 2200
Asbestos Victims Association (SA)
Asbestos Victims Association (SA) Inc.
T: 08 8212 6008
F: 08 8212 7008
M: 0418 894 657
International ban asbestos secretariat (IBAS)
Collection of international information about asbestos.
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
Website of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (MARF), the American nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating mesothelioma as a life-ending disease
Mesothelioma Information and Resources Group
The Mesothelioma Information and Resource Group (MIRG) is an organisation created to assist patients, family, friends and loved ones in learning about mesothelioma and other asbestos-related injuries. It is the aim of MIRG to provide information about the disease, its causes, its treatment and its personal and legal impact.
Asbestos Disease Awareness Organisation (ADAO)
Serve as the united voice for all asbestos victims
Unite asbestos victims, educate the public and medical community about asbestos related diseases. Support research that leads to early detection, prevention and a cure.
Ensure equitable compensation for victims and their families.
Ban the use of asbestos.