We are extremely proud to have partnered with a number of organisations that are supporting us in our aim to raise awareness about scalp cooling and the powerful effect it can have on cancer chemotherapy patients. If you would like to show your support by joining our network, please contact us today.
University of Huddersfield
Academic researchers in the Schools of Applied Sciences and Art, Design and Architecture work closely with Paxman to carry out scientific research, product design and testing. With vital input into the technology of scalp cooling and an evidence-based product development strategy, the university is dedicated to improving success rates and advancing skills within the healthcare industry.
Walk the Walk
Walk the Walk is UK’s leading grant making breast cancer charity. It organises a host of unique power walking events both nationally and internationally to raise funds that they then grant to breast cancer causes. The charity has committed to funding a long-term initiative to ensure Paxman Scalp Cooling Systems are available to all NHS hospitals in the UK offering chemotherapy treatment. In all, the grant funding scheme will see £5 million invested into this to make it happen.
The Institute Of Trichologists
The Institute of Trichologists is the foremost professional association for trichologists in the world, the largest provider of trichology training in Europe and the longest established body of its type (founded in 1902). Trichologists provide expert advice and treatment for: hair loss, scalp problems, hair texture problems, hair restoration, wigs, extensions, weaving and chemotherapy hair loss. Trichologists are not medically qualified but they are highly trained and specialised in their discipline.
Medilink Yorkshire & Humber brings together the NHS, academic and business communities at a regional level to stimulate innovation, enhance economic growth and improve health and wellbeing. It has a long track record of working with healthcare professionals from various disciplines to support new collaborative partnerships and stimulate the development of new products and services that will enhance patient care.
My Name Is Not Cancer
My Name Is Not Cancer (MNINC) helps people understand what it is like to have cancer, and raises awareness that people are not defined by it. Supporting the journey from diagnosis onwards, MNINC is an innovative cancer organisation and an ambassador for all cancer causes.
Cancer Hair Care
Cancer Hair Care is run by the charity Caring Hair and its services are delivered to cancer patients with expert knowledge, care and sensitivity. CHC aims to offer professional, caring and helpful advice on a broad range of specialist cancer-related hair care subjects. Keeping people informed of what is available and where to go for help, the organisation supports decision-making about a range of hair care options.
The Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust
The Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust is the only UK charity funding medical research specifically into cancer affecting teenagers and young adults, where it can frequently strike in dangerous and complex forms. The Trust also funds measures to improve the quality of life for young cancer patients, both during and in the aftermath of their illnesses. Support is offered to all of the hospitals throughout the UK that treat teenage cancer (currently just 29).
Beauty Despite Cancer - Defiant Beauty
Defiant Beauty is a speciality skin care range for cancer patients that has been developed by experts with special skin care requirements in mind. Understanding that those going through cancer treatment might miss the luxury and indulgence of beauty products, they provide unique products with carefully selected ingredients. Defiant Beauty’s products are used and loved by cancer patients and survivors.
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) works with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets, and encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner of choice. UKTI has a customer commitment to helping its UK and international customers by providing a range of services, to a high standard and improve customer service by listening to customer feedback.
Huddersfield Town Foundation
As Paxman is based in Huddersfield, we have developed a partnership with the Town Foundation in order to help raise awareness and promote the benefits of scalp cooling. The foundation works with Paxman to organise charity events and offer support.
MyLifeLine.org exists to help ease the burden of communication that cancer patients & caregivers often feel. Sign up for a free MyLifeLine.org community website, where you can find cancer-specific resources, post requests for help or donations, and update everyone at once, so you can reduce anxiety and save the energy you need to heal. It’s the power of social and emotional connection, together with practical day-to-day assistance, that can see you through to a more positive outcome.
PAN - Patient Advocacy for Adolescents and Young Adults with Neoplasia
PAN is a patient advocacy and charitable non-profit, international association (NGO), taking care of young people struggling with cancerous diseases. We provide guidance and campaign for the best possible care, taking into account the needs of the affected persons and their relatives.