Royal College of Nursing
The RCN offers benefits and debt advice, as well as RCN Foundation Benevolent Service hardship grants for all members of the nursing and midwifery professions that are finding it hard to make ends meet. Check whether you’re eligible or speak to an advisor for RCN Members on telephone 0345 772 6100. Not an RCN Member? Telephone 0345 772 6200 (lines are open 8.30am to 8.30pm, seven days a week).
Healthcare Workers’ Foundation
Healthcare Workers’ Foundation has opened it’s ‘childcare grant’ service. The maximum award is £1,000 for increased childcare costs and all NHS workers are eligible. You will be required to submit NHS ID and evidence of pre-and post pandemic costs, so please have this ready. Apply on the Healthcare Workers Foundation website.
The Care Workers’ Charity
The Care Workers’ Charity offers grants to care workers, including:
- Crisis grants up to £500. Check your eligibility
- Crisis Funeral grants up to £2,000. Check your eligibility
- Get help from the Care Worker’s Charity
Help Me, I’m a Doctor
Help Me, I’m a Doctor brings together five charities who are committed to helping doctors and their families, and helps you understand which charity may be able to assist based on your personal circumstances – simply fill out a few simple questions and they will guide you to the best charity for assistance. Their website is: www.doctorshelp.org.uk
Royal Medical Benevolent Fund
The RMBF is a charity which supports doctors and their families at all stages of their career. They can provide financial support, money advice, and information when it is most needed. The charity can also support medical students. Their website is: www.rmbf.org
Support with the Cost of Living and what help may be available to you through benefits, grants and other sources of support can be found on Turn2us.