Patient support groups
Forum of Asbestos Victim Support Groups
T: 0161 636 7555
Asbestos Action Tayside (covering East of Scotland)
Asbestos Awareness and Support Cymru
Asbestos Support West Midlands
Bradford Asbestos Victims Support Group
2nd Floor, Auburn House, Upper Piccadilly , Bradford BD1 3NU
T: 01274 393949
Cheshire Asbestos Victims Support Group
Clydebank Asbestos Group
Clydeside Action on Asbestos
15 St Margaret’s Place, Glasgow G1 5GY.
T: 0141 552 8852
Cumbria and North Lancashire Asbestos Victim Support Group (CARDS)
Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team (DAST)
Greater Manchester Victims Support Group
Hampshire Asbestos Support & Awareness Group (HASAG )
Merseyside Asbestos Victims Support Group
A support group, run by nurses, that offers practical support and advice to mesothelioma patients and their carers on:
- New treatments
- Complementary therapies
- Legal matters
2015 meeting dates: 16 January, 27 February, 10 April, 22 May, 14 August, 25 September, 6 November, 18 December
Meetings are held between 2pm and 4pm at the Park Plaza Hotel, Leeds, LS1 5NS. They are free of charge and refreshments are provided. If you would like to know more about the group, or would like to come please contact:
Simon Bolton, Macmillan Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist.
Direct Line: 01423 555872
or Claire Waddington, Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist.
Direct Line: 01535 294535
The Mick Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund
This fund was established in conjunction with the British Lung Foundation in memory of Mick Knighton. It aims to promote a greater awareness into mesothelioma, raise £100,000 to fund vital research into the disease through the British Lung Foundation.
T: 0191 2630276 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Northeast Asbestos Support & Awareness Group
Northern TUC Asbestos Support and Campaign Group (ASCG)
A partnership between Northern TUC, trade unions, Tadea and Macmillan Cancer Support. ASCG offer FREE, confidential information, advice
and support to anyone with an asbestos related disease in the North East and North Cumbria.
South Yorkshire Asbestos Victims Support Group (SARAG)
Unit 37, Moorgate Crofts Business Centre, South Grove, Rotherham, S60 2DH
T: 01709 360 672 www.saragasbestossupport.org
A website dedicated to help stop Senate bill 2290, a bill which will deprive victims of mesothelioma and their families from achieving fair compensation. http://www.asbestostruth.com/home.html
International Ban Asbestos Secretariat (IBAS)
Collection of international information about asbestos.
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
Website of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (MARF), the American nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating mesothelioma as a life-ending disease.
Mesothelioma Information and Resources Group
The Mesothelioma Information and Resource Group (MIRG) is an organisation created to assist patients, family, friends and loved ones in learning about mesothelioma and other asbestos-related injuries. It is the aim of MIRG to provide information about the disease, its causes, its treatment and its personal and legal impact.
Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO)
The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is the largest independent asbestos victims’ organization in the U.S. It was founded in 2004 to give asbestos victims and concerned citizens a united voice, to raise public awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure and to work towards a global asbestos ban. ADAO is dedicated to preventing asbestos-caused diseases through national and international education, advocacy, and community initiatives.