Charity and Research websites
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.
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.
The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity
Tel. 020 7808 2233
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.
Togther for Short Lives
New Bond House
Tel: 0117 989 7820
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.
34-44 Britannia Street
Tel. 020 7520 8200
Fax. 020 7278 1021
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".
407 St John Street
Tel. 020 7242 0200
F ax. 020 7269 3100
Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer
Macmillan Cancer Support
89 Albert Embankment
Tel: 0808 808 00 00
Trade Union Websites
RMT - www.rmt.org.uk
TSSA - www.tssa.org.uk
ASLEF - www.aslef.org.uk
ITF - www.itf.org.uk
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.