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Self Help UK


Self Help UK is a free service provided by Intuition Communication Ltd, specialists in health care publishing on the Internet. We provide a searchable database of over 1,000 self help organisations, patient support groups and charities across the UK that provide support, guidance and advice to patients, carers and their relatives. The groups and organisations that we cover, embrace many medical conditions, diseases and treatments.

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Search the database

There are two ways of accessing the information in our database.. You can search the database by category or key word. Or you can view the entries in the the database in a directory format, in which the groups and organisations are grouped by type e.g. Addiction, Aids and HIV, Allergy and so on.

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Add your organisation

If you represent a patient support group, self help organisation or health related charity, then you can submit information about your group to our database. If you want to update information for your organisation on our database, please complete a new submission form.

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Recommended books

If you can't find what you want in our online directory, then we have selected some books that may be of help. there are books on setting up and running support groups, print directories of support groups, and charities, and various self-help guides.