Travel Insurance for cancer patients

Useful Question at Britain Against Cancer As soon as you finish hospital treatment, you want to get away for a break. But even if it is only for a weekend, the cost of medical insurance can be astronomical, and the EHIC card doesn’t cover repatriation, etc. So I...

Chatting for Cancer

Patients, especially the elderly, can find themselves isolated and alone after treatment. Often there are money worries too, but a no-cost (to the patient) mobile phone can help keep people in touch, and a newish scheme set up by a cancer patient is designed to help....

Looking after the Elderly

Americans seem to look after their elderly better than we do I can’t imagine an American ‘senior’ putting up with the second class  care that the NHS sometimes doles out. Those of us with elderly relatives get into a routine, knowing each time we get...

Little Tips

Wacky ideas that might help Although I try to only include information that comes from reputable sources (hospitals, official European cancer centres, recognised research centres, etc.), ocassionally I get sent hints and tips that apparently have worked for their...
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