Allows deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired people in the UK send an SMS text message to the UK 999 service where it will be passed to the police, ambulance, fire rescue, or coastguard. Simply by sending an SMS message to 999 you can call for help and the emergency services will be able to reply to you.
Articles, advice, news and events concerning laryngectomees in the US and around the world, and dedicated to ‘providing practical and educational information and support’ to laryngectomees and to all persons diagnosed with or treated for cancer that affects the larynx or those who have suffered damage to the vocal cords’.
Dr Itzhak Brook’s The Laryngectomee Guide Expanded 5th Edition is available now. It contains information on how laryngectomees can protect themselves from COVID-19. It provides information that can assist laryngectomees and their caregivers with medical, dental and psychological issues. It contains information about side effects of radiation and chemotherapy; methods of speaking; airway, stoma, and voice prosthesis care; eating and swallowing; medical, dental and psychological concerns.
Macmillan Cancer Support offers a myriad of help services covering all areas of cancer, treatments, rehabilitation, pre and post-operation help and advice, welfare and benefits help, fundraising, local events, sports activities, plus a whole collection of valuable and helpful free information publications – books, leaflets, newsletters and more.
The Mouth Cancer Foundation is a charity dedicated to raising awareness and support for those suffering from or at risk of mouth cancer, throat cancer and other head and neck cancers, as well as providing assistance and information on living with mouth cancer for families, friends and
National Tracheostomy Safety Project aims to improve the care of patients with a laryngectomy or tracheostomy by ensuring medical staff are familiar with their needs, especially in emergency situations. NALC is a partner in the project.
A membership society which aims to achieve advancement in laryngology through research, education and training for the benefit of the public. It is the professional association for all doctors and paramedical staff involved in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the larynx, commonly known as the voice box.
Donations are vital and help NALC to continue to do its work supporting laryngectomees and those who care.