List of UK Liver and Hepatitis Support Groups
We have tried to attend and work with these groups over the years, especially those in the London and South East region. To date many are still more hepatitis C focussed, but their wisdom at liver friendly diet, toxins to avoid, ailments, symptoms arising from liver disease and compassion and support offerings make them well worth a call. If you call us we can often try to visit along with you to these venues, especially in the South East. Once again with thanks to the British Liver Trust for compiling and supporting these groups.
Addenbrooke’s Liver Transplant Association (ALTA)
Online forum for anyone affected by AIH
Basildon & Thurrock Hep C Community Group
Meets the last Thursday of each month.
Please call 0845 155 3111 Ext 3078 for details
Bath Community Liver Support Group
Meets on the 3rd Monday of the month (except bank holidays) from 6.30pm in Gastroenterology Department waiting area, Ward B57, Royal United Hospital Bath, BA1 3NG.
Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/532689996843485/
Blackburn Hep C Support
First Thursday of every month at the Jarman Centre 53 St James Street Blackburn BB1 6BE
Bristol Hepatitis C
Meets at Bristol Drugs Project, Brunswick Court, Brunswick Square, Bristol BS2 8PE
Every Monday (except bank holidays) 6.00pm to 7.30pm
0117 987 6000
Bristol Liver Support
Meets on the first Tuesday of each month between 1-2pm in the Level 9 Meeting Rooms opposite ‘Deli March’ at Bristol Royal Infirmary.
Amy Williams/ Victoria Hunt
Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/824310080914823/
C Change Support Group Bath
Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month 2-4pm at Space 2, New King Street Bath or
1st Tuesday of each month 7.30-9.30pm at The Information Takeaway, Monmouth Street, Bath BA1 2AN
C Level Support
0141 332 2520
C Plus (Edinburgh)
Cardiff Liver Support Group
Cornwall Liver Support
Meets on the 4th Monday of the month 12-1.30pm at Knowledge Spa, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro TR1 3DH.
Facebook group (Liver-ish Allsorts): https://www.facebook.com/groups/559485634168975/
Derby General Support Group
Group meets on first Monday of every month in the Education Suite of the Education Centre of Derby General Hospital between 2-4pm. General group for all conditions.
Pam Smith (Secretary)
01332 786543 / 07505 002886 / 01332 785424
Edinburgh Pre & Post Liver Transplant
Meets January, May, August and November at Simpson House, 52 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 3NS from 12noon to 2pm
Essex Liver Support Group
Group meets once a month at the Methodist Church in Chelmsford.
Exeter Liver Support Group
Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm in the Medical Outpatients Department at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital.
01363 773807 / 07840 737 439
Facebook group available: http://www.facebook.com/groups/exeter.liversupport/
Glasgow Pre & Post Transplant Liver Group
Meets January, May, August and November at Touchbase, Milnpark Street, Glasgow G41 from 12noon to 2pm.
Healthy C (Llanelli)
Support for patients and their friends and families
Meets first Tuesday of every month 5-7pm in the Prism building, Old Parish Hall, Llanelli.
07977486665 / 01554 783535
Hep C Norfolk
Meets the first Saturday of each month in central Norwich (see their website for details).
Andrew 01603 440800
Hep C Positive Swindon
Meets on Mondays 6.30-8.30pm at Broadgreen Community Centre, Salisbury Street, Swindon SN1 2AN.
An informal group aiming to provide support and information for those affected by Hepatitis C.
Hep C Trust Support Groups (national)
0845 223 4424
Hepatitis B Positive
Website and information line for people with Hepatitis B
0800 206 1899
Hepatitis Foundation Brighton
ICP Support (national)
Isle of Wight Liver Support
Meet monthly at The Junction, Cedar House, Station Rd, Chepstow, NP16 5PB
Leeds Hepatitis C Support
Meets the last Monday of the month between 2-4pm at Unit 68, Brussels Street, Leeds.
Mandy Wallis (practice nurse)
Telephone: 0113 295 4840
LIVAGAIN Liver Cancer Support Group
Group meets bi-monthly at the Cancer Health Centre
020 8668 0974
0191 370 2961
Manchester Royal Infirmary Liver Patients Support Group
Meets at Manchester Royal Infirmary
0161 276 8772
Newport & Gwent Liver Support
Group for all types of liver condition. Liver patients, their carers and families welcome. Meetings will be held in The Chapel, St Woolos Hospital, Stow Hill, Newport, NP20 4SZ.
For further details contact:
NHSBT Liver Patient Group
NHS Blood and Transplant Liver patient group. Meets at the Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ. Contact below for dates and times of next meeting.
01179 757422 Extension 37422
Norfolk and Norwich Liver Group
Group meets bi-monthly at the Norfolk and Norwich University hospital, Jack Prior Unit, Room 25, Level 3.
Northamptonshire Liver Support Group
Northern Ireland Transplant Association
Information and support for Transplantees living in Northern Ireland.
Plymouth Friends of Liver Lifeline
Meets 4th Thursday of every month from 6pm at Derriford Leisure Centre, Derriford Hospital, PL6 8DH
Sheila & Stephen Connolly
Portsmouth Hepatitis Support Group
Portsmouth Liver Group
Meets weekly at St Mary’s Recovery Centre (formerly Block C), Milton, Portsmouth 11am-2pm .
Offers one-on-one support and counselling for those with Hep C.
Queen Elizabeth Liver Patients Support Group
Meets at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.
RLUBH Liver Support
Meets 4th Monday of each month in the Gastroenterology Lecture Theatre (opposite clinic L) 6.15-7.30pm
Royal Liverpool Broadgreen University Hospital Liver Support
0151 285 4586
Royal Victoria Hospital Liver Support Group
Second Chance – Liver & Kidney Support
Southend Liver and Kidney Support Group
Weekly group meetings for anyone affected by liver or kidney disease and/or transplantation
Tel: 07958 352243
Sheffield Hep C Support
Provides advice, information and peer support. Meets fortnightly at 3 Headford Gardens, Sheffield, S3 7XB.
0114 273 5245
Southend Hepatitis C Peer Support Group
A CRI Gateway service meets every Friday at 2pm.
St James’s Liver Transplant Support Group
Teeside Hepatitis C support
Meets weekly at the following venues:
Thursdays 5-6.30pm at Hope North East, 112-114 Marton Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 2DY
Tuesdays 1-2pm at Netherfield Community Centre, Fulbeck Road, Ormesby, Middlesbrough, TS3 0RN
The Recovery Partnership – Coventry
Health and Wellbeing group for Hepatitis C and co-infected patients. Meets first Thursday of every month 1.30pm – 3pm at 8 Ironmonger Row, Coventry CV1 1FD.
The Recovery Partnership – Rugby
Health and Wellbeing group for Hepatitis C and co-infected patients. Meets third Wednesday of every month 1.30pm – 3pm at 1 Regent Place, Rugby, CV21 2PJ
Warrington Hepatitis C support
Meets alternate Mondays 1-2pm at Pathways, CRI Warrington, 14-16 Bold Street, Warrington, WA1 1DL
Worcester Hep C Support Group