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Self Help UK

Self Help Groups

  • Association of Medical Microbiologists

    The Association of Medical Microbiologists is a professional body concerned with all aspects of medical microbiology and infection in the UK and Ireland. Full membership is directed to senior members of the profession. However, the association produces a number of fact sheets available to the...
  • HepAction

    a self-help and counselling service run for hepatitis C patients by hepatitis C patients
  • HUSH (Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome Help)

    HUSH is a charitable organisation set up in 1997 to support families affected by E.coli O157 and/or HUS (Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome). It can also create a link between sufferers and those who have previously experienced this illness. HUSH aims to raise awareness of the bacterium and its effects,...
  • Interstitial Cystitis Support Group

    Contact. Information for medical professionals and the public. Supports research

    Since 1924, LEPRA has been caring for and curing people of leprosy with the aim of eradicating this disease. The development of a simple and cheap treatment called MDT in 1982(multidrug therapy) now makes this objective possible. Early identification and treatment is essential in order to prevent...
  • Lyme Disease Action

    Charity for Lyme patients and those with similar tick-borne disease.
  • Malaria Reference Laboratory

    The MRL website provides information and advice on malaria and its prevention.

    MASTA provide travel health advice on anti-malarials, vaccinations and disease prevention for the public travelling abroad. MASTA Travel Clinics are are a large network of private travel clinics in the UK. They can provide you with all your travel vaccines, immunisations plus expert medical advice...
  • Meningitis Trust

    The Meningitis Trust is the UK’s longest established meningitis charity, offering practical support for life to people coping with the devastating after effects of the disease and raising awareness of meningitis and septicaemia through an education and training programme. Its services include: ...
  • Meningitis UK

    Meningitis UK is a Bristol-based charity with a national remit. Their mission is to fund research to find a vaccine to eradicate meningitis. They feel that focusing on prevention, as opposed to treatment and cure, is the only way to successfully eradicate the disease and prevent its devastating...