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Self Help UK

Useful resources

If you can't find what you are looking for on Self Help UK, here are some other listings and directories of support groups and patient organisations which may be of help.

BMA self-help group and patient organisation database

The British Medical Association represents doctors from all branches of medicine all over the UK. The BMA provides information on many self-help groups and patient organisations, specialising in a wide range of medical conditions.


Charities Directory

The Charities Directory is a listing of charity and charities - an online directory of charities, support services to charity and non profit making organisations.


Support, self-help & campaigning groups at www.support4learning.org.uk

The site contains links to resources for advisors, students and everyone involved in education, training and communities - relevant organisations and resources in a number of key areas.


NHS Direct self-help guide

The NHS Direct self-help guide covers the most common symptoms which people call NHS Direct about for advice.


Medicine Chest Online

Patient Support Groups listings supplied by the PAGB (Proprietary Association of Great Britain), the trade association representing manufacturers of 'over the counter' (OTC) medicines and food supplements in the UK. 


Support Groups and Charities for child cancer from Cancerindex

Children's Cancer web is an independent non-profit site, established in 1996 to provide a directory of childhood cancer resources.


Cancerbackup database of cancer organisations

Search the Cancerbackup database of organisations. Cancerbackup gives cancer patients and their families up-to-date information, practical advice and support to reduce the fear and uncertainty of cancer.


Support group search at Equip

Gateway to health and social care information for UK patients, their families and carers from an NHS organisation funded by NHS Primary Care Trusts in the West Midlands Region.