Wales Council of the Blind

Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT)

Description: Organisation which supports the families of children with Retinoblastoma (Rb), raises awareness of the condition, raises funds for research, and influences professional bodies to ensure optimum service for Rb patients

Weblink: http://www.chect.org.uk

Tel: 0207 377 5578

Email: info@chect.org.uk

Category: Third/voluntary Sector


Services Provided

Support for parents of children with Rb

The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) is there to help you through the difficult period of diagnosis and treatment of your child and beyond, offering support throughout their teenage years and into adulthood.

CHECT Support Fund

The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) support fund provides grants to families in need of financial help as a result of their child’s diagnosis, treatment or screening for retinoblastoma. The fund is available to UK members of CHECT and/or those receiving treatment under the NHS in one of the UK retinoblastoma centres – Royal London Hospital or Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Eligible families could receive up to £200 per year.

Events associated with this provider:

11th of May 2024

CHECT UK Family Day (Cardiff)

The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) has arranged a Family Day at Techniquest in Cardiff on Saturday 11th May for families with a child aged 0 to 11 years affected by retinoblastoma (childhood eye cancer). For more information and to book a place, click the link provided.

Hosted by - Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT)