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Self Help UK

Self Help Groups

  • Bell's Palsy Association

    The Bell's Palsy Association is a UK registered charity established to provide help and information to sufferers of this condition.
  • British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

    This is a professional organisation for surgeons. However, their website provides lots of information designed for the general public in the 'patients' section. It gives details of various treatments and operations performed by oral and maxillofacial (mouth, face and jaw) surgeons. For example it...
  • Changing Faces

    Charity providing help and advice to adults and children with a visible disfigurement. Advice, training and resources for health professionals working with this group.
  • Chas A Blatchford

    The Blatchford vision is to make prosthetic rehabilitation more accessible through improvements in efficiency of care and components and the company has been associated with amputee care for over a century. The company has won several awards for its products and technological achievement. The...
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

    The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) is responsible for administering the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme throughout England, Scotland and Wales. They pay compensation to eligible applicants who have been the victim of a violent crime. There are 25 levels of compensation...
  • Cystic Hygroma Support Group

    Information and links between families about this congenital benign proliferation of lymphatic tissue causing mass on neck or lower face. The group has photos of the good results achieved by surgery.
  • Disabled Living Foundation

    DLF is the national information service on disability equipment. We can provide information and advice on the ranges of equipment available to help with daily living tasks, and fact sheets with advice to help people choose equipment appropriate to their needs. WE also run an equipment...
  • Disfigurement Guidance Centre

    Laser treatment for children within the NHS where possible. Skin laser directory free to GPs on request.
  • Epiderm Ltd

    Epiderm Ltd distributes the Covermark range of camouflage cosmetics. Covermark classic foundation, available in 10 shades, and Covermark finishing powder are reimbursable on NHS prescription for the concealment of scars and disorders of pigmentation such as vitiligo. New patients and prescribers...
  • friendly faces

    to bring together people with facial changes to share their experiences and friendship in a relaxed envirionment