Useful telephone numbers
Prince Charles Hospital : 01685 721721
Velindre main switch board: 02920615888
Royal Glamorgan switch board: 01443 443443
University hospital of Wales: 02920 747747
http://www.latchwales.org LATCH supports the children and their families who are being treated by the Oncology Unit at the Children’s Hospital of Wales whose catchment area stretches from Chepstow in the South to Aberwystwyth in the North.
http://www.macmillan.org.uk/information-and-support/index.html?gclid=CI72iMSWzc0CFUWfGwodS7YOHA For information and advice on all aspects of cancer.
http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/ For children and young people
http://www.cancerresearchuk.org helpful guides for all types of cancer, treatment and living with and beyond a diagnosis.
Support available locally
If you are living outside of the Merthyr Tydfil borough there are other organisations that offer help and support
Neath and Swansea – http://www.cancerinformation.org.uk
Powys – http://www.brackentrust.org.uk
Caerphilly – http://www.cancercareline.co.uk
Rhumney Helping Hands – 01685 844888