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Cot deaths advice and helplines

If you have any concerns about issues raised in this Real Story programme, you can get advice from the following organisations.


FOUNDATION FOR THE STUDY OF INFANT DEATHS

Artillery House
11-19 Artillery Row
London SW1P 1RT
Helpline: 0870 787 0554 9am - 11pm Mon to Fri and 6pm - 11pm Sat Sun
Email: fsid@sids.org.uk
Website: www.sids.org.uk/fsid

CHILD DEATH HELPLINE

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
London
WC1N 3JH
Helpline: 0800 282 986 7pm - 10pm - every night, Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10am - 1pm
Website: www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk

SCOTTISH COT DEATH TRUST

Royal Hospital for Sick Children
Yorkhill
Glasgow G3 8SJ
Tel: 0141 357 3946
Email: hb1w@clinmed.gla.ac.uk
Website: www.gla.ac.uk/departments/childhealth/SCDT

Stillbirths and Neonatal Death Society (SANDS)

28 Portland Place
London
W1N 4DE
Helpline: 020 7436 5881 10 - 4 Mon to Fri. Answer machine out with these hours. If callers leave their details they will be called back.
Email: support@uk-sands.org
Website: www.uk-sands.org

THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS
National Office
53 North Street
Bristol
BS3 1EN
Tel: 0117 953 9639 (Seven days, 10am to 4.00pm & 6.30pm - 10.30pm)
E-mail: info@tcf.org.uk
Website: www.tcf.org.uk

CRUSE BEREAVEMENT CARE

Cruse House
126 Sheen Road
Richmond
Surrey
TW9 1UR
Tel: 0870 167 1677

  • Helpline: 08457 58 55 65 - Counselling Only (Mon to Fri 3pm to 9pm and Sat 3pm to 5pm - depending on volunteer availability)
    Website: www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk


    Breast feeding contacts


    ASSOCIATION OF BREAST FEEDING MOTHERS

    PO Box 207
    Bridgewater
    Somerset
    TA6 7YT
    Helpline: 020 7813 1481, 24 hours.
    E-Mail: abm@clara.net

    NATIONAL CHILDBIRTH TRUST
    Alexandara House
    Oldham Terrace
    Acton
    London W3 6NH
    Enquiry Line: 0870 444 8707
    Breastfeeding Line: 0870 444 8708
    Website: www.nct-online.org

    Real Story interviewed Dr Andrew Wall about his study, " Cot Death: Is it caused by inhalation anaphylaxis to regurgitated cows' milk during sleep?" (Cambridge Publications, Cambridge 2000.)
    Dr Wall is able to answer queries via email on: afw1@soton.ac.uk.

    LA LECHE LEAGUE

    PO Box 29
    West Bridgeford
    Nottingham
    NG2 7NP
    Tel: 0845 120 2918
    Email: lllgb@wsds.co.uk
    Website: www.laleche.org.uk


    Miscarriage of justice contacts


    CRIMINAL CASES REVIEW COMMISSION

    Alpha Tower
    Suffolk Street
    Queensway
    Birmingham
    B1 1TT
    Tel: 0121 633 1800
    Email: info@ccrc.gov.uk
    Website: www.ccrc.gov.uk

    INNOCENT

    Dept. 54
    PO Box 282
    Oldham OL1 3FY
    Website: www.innocent.org.uk



  • SEE ALSO:
    Doubts cast over baby deaths case
    02 Nov 03 |  Real Story
    Jailed mother's appeal date
    24 Aug 03 |  Wiltshire
    Baby deaths mother to appeal
    16 Apr 02 |  England
    Few cot deaths 'are murder'
    21 Jul 03 |  Health
    'Tide turned' on cot death cases
    12 Jun 03 |  Berkshire


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