Our service provides a weekly free and confidential specialist Welfare Rights service by appointment for cancer patients having treatment at King's College Hospital, Princess Royal University Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, University Hospital Lewisham, and Queen Elizabeth Hospital. We can advise on a range of issues including entitlement to benefits, completing benefit forms, appealing against benefit decisions, representation at tribunals, providing information on assistance with health costs such as prescriptions and travel to hospital, transport concessions such as disabled parking badge, accessing charitable grants and housing costs.
Criteria is that client is a patient at the hospital mentioned above rather than where they live.
Advice by appointment only. Phone line open Monday – Friday 9:30am-5pm for self-referrals. Please leave a message with name and phone number if not answered