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DIABETES

Better Under Seven: 0845 123 2377: www.diabetesa1c.co.uk

Diabetes Insight: www.diabetes-insight.info

Diabetes UK: 0845 120 2960: www.diabetes.org.uk

Insulin Dependent Diabetes Trust: 01604 622 837: www.iddtinternational.org

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation: 020 7713 2030: www.jdrf.org.uk

GENERAL HEALTH AND MEDICINES INFORMATION

Consumer Health Information Centre CHIC (General advice on everyday healthcare problems): www.chic.org.uk

CHIC Over-The-Counter Medicines Advice Line: 020 8742 042

Health Supplements Information Service: www.hsis.org

Medicine Chest On Line (info on medicines & food supplements available from pharmacist): www.medicinechestonline.com

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) (national guidance on the promotion of good health and the prevention and treatment of ill health. ): 020 7067 5800: www.nice.org.uk

National Pharmacy Association: www.npa.co.uk

HEARING AND SIGHT

Hearing Concern: 0845 0744 600: www.hearingconcern.org.uk

International Glaucoma Association: 0870 609 1870: www.iga.org.uk

National Deaf Children's Society: 0808 800 8880: www.ndcs.org.uk

Royal National Institute of the Blind: 0845 766 9999: www.rnib.org.uk

RNID (for deaf and hard of hearing people): 0808 808 0123: textphone 0808 808 9000: www.rnid.org.uk

Sense (for deafblind people): 0845 127 0060: textphone 0845 127 0062: www.sense.org.uk

HEART, BLOOD AND CIRCULATION

Anti Coagulation - Europe: 020 8289 6875: www.anticoagulationeurope.org

Arrhythmia Alliance: 01789 450 787 (24 hours): www.aral.org.uk

Blood Pressure Association: 020 8772 4994: www.bpassoc.org.uk

British Cardiac Patients Association: 01954 202 022: www.bcpa.co.uk

British Heart Foundation: 08450 70 80 70: www.bhf.org.uk

Cardiomyopathy Association: www.cardiomyopathy.org

Childrens Heart Foundation: 0808 808 5000: www.childrens-heart-fed.org.uk

Deep Vein Thrombosis: www.inate.org

Haemophilia Society: 0800 018 60 68: www.haemophilia.org.uk

Hearts for life: www.heartsforlife.co.uk

Heartline (for children with heart conditions and their families): 01276 70 76 36: www.heartline.org.uk   

H-E-A-R-T UK: 01628 628 638: www.heartuk.org.uk

Sickle Cell Society: 0800 001 5660: www.sicklecellsociety.org

Stroke Association: 0845 30 33 100: www.stroke.org.uk

HIV and AIDS

National AIDS Trust: 020 7814 6767: www.nat.org.uk

Terrence Higgins Trust: 0845 12 21 200: www.tht.org.uk

UK Coalition of Patients living with HIV and AIDS: 020 7564 2180: www.ukcoalition.org

You Choose: www.youchoose.org.uk

INFECTIONS

British Polio Fellowship: 0800 01 80 586: www.britishpolio.org.uk

Encephalitis Information Resource: 01653 699 599: www.encephalitis.info

Meningitis Research Foundation: 24-hour helpline 08 08 800 3344 (UK), 1800 41 33 44 (Rep of Ireland): www.meningitis.org

Meningitis Trust: 24-hour helpline 0800 028 18 28 (UK), 1800 523 196 (Rep of Ireland): www.meningitis-trust.org

RAPPID (Paediatric Pneumococcal Infection): 0845 07 07 620: www.rappid.org.uk

The Herpes Viruses Association: 0845 123 2305: www.herpes.org.uk

LEARNING DISABILITIES AND MEDICINES INFORMATION FOR PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DIFFICULTIES

National Society For Epilepsy (epilepsy and learning disabilities): 01494 601 400: www.epilepsynse.org.uk/pages/info/leaflets/learning.cfm

The Elfrida Society (accessible health information for people with learning disabilities): 020 7359 7443: http://www.elfrida.com/health2.htm 

SCOPE (cerebral palsy): 0808 800 3333: www.scope.org.uk

MENCAP: 0808 808 1111: www.mencap.org.uk

LIVER and KIDNEY

British Kidney Patient Association: 01420 47 20 21: www.britishkidney-pa.co.uk

British Liver Trust: 0870 770 8028: www.britishlivertrust.org.uk

Children’s Liver Disease Foundation: 0121 212 3839: www.childliverdisease.org

National Kidney Federation: 08456 01 02 09: www.kidney.org.uk

National Kidney  Research Fund: 0845 070 7601: www.nkrf.org.uk

 

 
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