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Links to other bereavement support websites

Bereavement Services Association
Website: http://www.bsauk.org/

The bereavement register (stops the bereaved receiving unwanted direct mail)
Website: http://www.the-bereavement-register.org.uk/

The Child bereavement Charity
Website: http://www.childbereavement.org.uk/

The Child death helpline
Website: http://www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk/

The childhood bereavement network
Website: http://www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk/

The Compassionate Friends (support bereaved parents)
Website: http://www.tcf.org.uk/

Department of Health Death and bereavement advice
Website: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Governmentcitizensandrights/Death/index.htm

Gingerbread (help and advice for lone parents)
Website: http://www.gingerbread.org.uk/

Inquest (help and advice if an inquest is required)
Website: http://www.inquest.org.uk/

Jewish bereavement counselling service
Website: http://jbcs.org.uk/

Lesbian and Gay Bereavement Helpline
Website: http://www.londonfriend.org.uk/bereavementhelpline/

Muslim Youth Helpline
Website: http://www.myh.org.uk

National Association of Widows
Website: http://www.nawidows.org.uk/

Pet Bereavement Support Service
Website: http://www.bluecross.org.uk/1742/Pet-loss.html

Roadpeace. Support for road crash victims.
Website: http://www.roadpeace.org

Samaritans
Website: http://www.samaritans.org/

Support after murder and manslaughter
Website: http://www.samm.org.uk/

Support after sudden death
Website: http://www.suddendeath.org

Stillbirth and neonatal death support
Website: http://www.uk-sands.org/

Support and care after road injury and death
Website: http://www.scard.org.uk/

Survivors of bereavement by suicide
Website: http://www.uk-sobs.org.uk/

The Way Foundation (supporting those bereaved young)
Website: http://www.wayfoundation.org.uk/

Winstons Wish (help for families with the death of a parent)
Website: http://www.winstonswish.org.uk/

Important News

Important Changes in Cumbria Palliative Care Prescribing Practice

Cumbria is changing practice, from 1st April 2011.

The Area Prescribing Committee has recommended the following changes:

  • All strong opioids are to be prescribed by brand name
  • "Just in Case" prescribing is to be encouraged and promoted
  • Morphine is to replace diamorphine as the subcutaneous injectable strong opioid of choice for palliative care patients in Cumbria

21/03/2011

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North Cumbria Pallative Care website

The award winning North Cumbria Palliative Care website continues to receive around 30,000 page views a year. This is 82 page views every single day of the year, 2,500 hits every month, without any publicity or advertising program.

1/3/2011

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