Charity and Research websites

St Christopher's Hospice

St Christopher's provides skilled medical and nursing care for people with cancer and some other serious illnesses, and support for their families and friends through the illness and into bereavement.

Caring for over 2,000 patients and their families a year, it exists to provide skilled and compassionate palliative care of the highest quality.

St Christopher's Hospice 
51-59 Lawrie Park Road
SE26 6DZ
Tel: 020 8768 4500
Fax: 020 8659 8680

The Royal Marsden Hospital Charity

Prof David Cunningham’s Research Fund

This fund was established to facilitate research into the cause and treatment of cancers of the gastrointestinal tract such as the stomach, bowel, pancreas and liver, and also cancers of the lymphatic system which are called lymphomas and include Hodgkin’s disease.

The JKCF has donated specifically to further research into colorectal cancer.

Contact details:
The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity 
Fulham Road 
SW3 6JJ 
Tel. 020 7808 2233

Together for Short LivesTogether for Short Lives

Together for Short Lives is an umbrella organisation for all UK children’s hospices. Formed in 1995, it aims to raise public awareness, foster collaboration and develop professional practice between children’s hospices. There are estimated to be between 15,000 – 20,000 children suffering from life-limiting conditions at any time in the UK.

The JKCF has donated to help ongoing awareness initiatives.

Contact details:
Togther for Short Lives
New Bond House
Bond Street
Tel: 0117 989 7820

Hospice UK

Hospice UK was founded in 1984 as the National Charity for the Hospice movement. It aims to complement and enhance the work of all hospices and to help provide the best possible care to people at the end of their lives.

Contact details:
Hospice House
34-44 Britannia Street
Tel. 020 7520 8200
Fax. 020 7278 1021


Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK (which is the merger between The Cancer Research Campaign and Imperial Cancer Research Fund) is the largest volunteer-funded cancer research organisation in the world and its vision is " to conquer cancer through world-class research".

Angel Building
407 St John Street
Tel. 020 7242 0200
F ax. 020 7269 3100

macmillan logo

Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
89 Albert Embankment
SE1 7UQ 
Tel: 0808 808 00 00

Trade Union Websites






Jimmy Knapp was committed to trade union education and championed the TUC Learning Services initiative.

TUC Learning Services joined with TUC Education in May 2006 to become Unionlearn. It provides the strategic framework to support the union role in learning and skills, and gives training and support to the growing number of Learning Reps.