As part of the ‘Better Together for Healthy Bone Marrow’ collaboration between the six charities listed below, the Psychology Team can offer specialist emotional wellbeing support to members of the Better Together communities facing emotional challenges relating to their or their loved one’s medical condition.
This support is delivered by Lesley and Naomi, who are both Clinical Psychologists, specialising in supporting people managing complex physical health conditions.
At the current time, you can access the following forms of emotional wellbeing support:
All of our support is provided to our communities without charge.
Each of the charities providing these support services, have a designated ‘Emotional Wellbeing Coordinator’ in place. You can contact these people (in confidence) for more information about any of this support, and for a referral into the Psychology Team.
If you are supported by one of these six charities, please contact your Emotional Wellbeing Coordinator
using the relevant email address below:
SDS UK: firstname.lastname@example.org
PNH Support: email@example.com
Fanconi Hope: firstname.lastname@example.org
DC ACTION: email@example.com
The Aplastic Anaemia Trust: firstname.lastname@example.org
Should you require more immediate support, please do not hesitate to contact your GP or out of hours support if necessary. In an emergency, please call 999.
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The Psychology Team adhere to professional codes of conduct stipulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). All information, including everything discussed in sessions, is held securely and confidentially by the Psychology Team. That means we will not share it with anyone else unless you ask us to on your behalf, and only after agreeing with you first what to share. However, there are some limits to confidentiality:
If you ask for any written information to be passed on to a third party on your behalf, we will need your permission in writing to do this.
We really value your feedback to help us learn how to improve as a service. If you have any concerns or complaints about the service you receive from the Psychologist, we encourage you to discuss those with them directly in the first instance. You may also contact the Better Together Project Manager, Claire Baggott email@example.com.