Support Organisations

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Acoustic Neuroma
British Acoustic Neuroma Association
c/o 159 Main Street Cossington Leicestershire LE7 4UX TEL: 01509 813088

ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADD Information Services (ADDISS),
PO Box 340, Edgware, Middlesex HA8 9HL, United Kingdom. Tel: +44 (0)20 8906 9068

AIDS and HIV
Foundation for AIDS Counselling Treatment and Support (FACTS)
23-25 Weston Park Crouch End London N8 9SYTel: 020 8348 9195

National AIDS Helpline PO Box 5000 Glasgow G12 9BL
Helpline: 0800 567123

Alcoholism
Drinkline (National Alcohol Helpline)
7th floor, Weddel House 13-14 West Smithfield London EC1A 9DL
Helpline: 020 7332 0202 / 01345 320202

Allergies
British Allergy Foundation
Deepdene House 30 Bellgrove Road Welling Kent DA16 3BY
Helpline: 020 8303 8583 Tel: 020 8303 8525

Food and Chemical Allergy Association
27 Ferringham Lane Ferring West Sussex
Helpline: 01903 241178

National Society for Research into Allergy
PO Box 45 Hinckley Leicestershire LE10 1JY Tel: 01455 851546

Alopecia
Alopecia Patients’ Society
Lyons Court 168 High Street Knowle West Midlands B93 0LY Tel: 01564 775281

Amputees
Limbless Association
31 The Mall Ealing London W5 2PX Tel: 020 8579 1758

Anxiety disorders
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Ankylosing Spondilyitis
National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society
3 Grosvenor Crescent London SW1X 7ER Tel: 020 7235 9985

Anorexia
See eating disorders

Arthritis
Arthritic Association
Hill House London EC4A 3TR Helpline: 020 7491 0233Tel: 020 7491 0233

Arthritis Care,
18 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD Helpline: 0800 289170 Tel: 020 7916 1500

Horder Centre for Arthritis
St. Johns Road Crowborough East Sussex Tel: 01892 665577

Asthma
National Asthma Campaign Providence House Providence Place London N1 0NT Helpline: 0345 010203Tel: 020 7226 2260

Ataxia
The Stable Wiggins Yard Bridge Street Godalming Surrey GU7 1HW Helpline: 01483 417111

Autism – (Aspergers)
National Autistic Society
393 City Road London EC1V 1NG Tel:(020) 7833 2299 Fax :(020) 7833 9666
Helpline: 0870 600 8585Information Centre: 020 7903 3599
E-mail: nas@nas.org.uk Website: http://www.nas.org.uk

Society for the Autistically Handicapped (SFTAH)
199-201 Blandford Avenue Kettering Northamptonshire NN16 9AT Tel: 01536 523274

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Back Pain

Bereavement
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Bi-polar Disorder
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Brain Tumour
British Brain Tumour Association
2 Oakfield Road Hightown Merseyside L38 9GQ
Helpline: 0151 929 3229 Tel: 0151 929 3229

Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Care
Kiln House 210 New Kings Road London SW6
Helpline: 020 7384 2344 Tel: 020 7384 2984

Breast Care Campaign
1 St. Mary Abbots Place London W8 6LS Tel: 020 7371 1510

Cancerkin
Royal Free Hospital Hampstead London NW3 2QG Tel: 020 7830 2323

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Cancer

National Cancer Alliance PO Box 579 Oxford OX4 1LB

British Association of Cancer United Patients (BACUP)
3 Bath Place Rivington Street London EC2A 3JR Helpline: 0800 181199 Tel: 020 7696 9003

Cancer Care Society
21 Zetland Road Bristol BS6 7AH Tel: 01794 830374

Cancer Help Cancer Laryngectomy Trust
Claremount House Claremount Road Halifax HX3 6AW Tel: 01422 364448

Cancer Link
17 Britannia Street London WC1X 9JN Helpline: 020 7833 2451 Tel: 020 7833 2818

Dr. Jan de Winter Cancer Prevention Foundation
6 New Road Brighton East Sussex BN1 1UF Tel: 01273 727213

Marie Curie Cancer Care
28 Belgrave Square London SW1X 8QG Tel: 020 7235 3325

Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy Helpline (SCOPE)
PO Box 833 Milton Keynes MK14 6DR
Helpline: 0800 626216 Tel: 01908 669941

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:
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Coeliac Disease
The Coeliac Society
PO Box 220 High Wycombe Bucks HP11 2HY Tel: 01494 437278

Colon Cancer
Colon Cancer Concern Department of Surgery Chelsea & Westminster Hospital
369 Fulham Road London SW10 9NH
Helpline: 020 8746 8809 Tel: 020 8746 8231

IA (The Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group)
PO Box 23 Mansfield Nottinghamshire NG18 4TT

Colostomy
British Colostomy Association
15 Station Road Reading Berkshire RG1 1LG Helpline: 01434 39153

Coronary Arteries
Coronary Artery Disease Research Association
121 Sydney Street London SW3 6NB Tel: 020 7349 8686

Counselling (All issues)
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Crohn’s Disease
National Association for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease (NACC)
4 Beaumont House Sutton Road St.Albans Hertfordshire AL1 5HH Tel: 01727 844296

Cystitis
Interstitial Cystitis Support
13 Hazelwood Road Northampton NN1 1LG Tel: 01908 543904

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Depression

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Depression Alliance
35 Westminster Bridge Road London SE1 7QB
Helpline: 020 7633 9929 Tel: 020 7633 0557

Fellowship of Depressives Anonymous
36 Chestnut Avenue Beverley East Yorkshire HU17 9QU Tel: 01482 860619

Manic Depression Fellowship
8-10 High Street Kingston upon Thames Surrey KT1 1EY Tel: 020 8974 6550

Diabetes
British Diabetic Association http://www.diabetes.org.uk

Diabetes Foundation
177a Tennison Road London SE25 5NF Tel: 020 8656 5467

Insulin Dependent Diabetes Trust
PO Box 294 Northampton NN3 2BN Tel: 01604 721325

Digestive Disorders
British Digestive Foundation
3 St.Andrews PlaceLondon NW1 4LB Tel: 020 7486 0341

Disfigurement
Disfigurement Guidance Centre
PO Box 7 Cupar Fife KY15 4PF Tel: 01337 870281

Let’s Face It
10 Wood End Crowthorne Berkshire RG45 6OQ Tel: 01344 774405

Drug Addiction

Ocean Recovery
Ocean Recovery Centre,
94 Queens Promenade,
Blackpool,
Lancashire FY2 9NS
Landline: 0125 353 0553  E-mail: info@oceanrecoverycentre.com

Ocean Recovery
Cassiobury Court,
Richmond Drive,
Watford, Herts, WD17 3BH

Landline: 0203 389 8799 E-mail: info@oceanrecoverycentre.com

National Drugs Helpline
PO Box 5000 Glasgow G12 9BL Helpline: 0800 776600

Narcotics Anonymous
PO Box 1980 London N19 3LS
Helpline: 020 7730 0009 and Tel: 020 7272 9040

Dyslexia
British Dyslexia Association
98 London Road Reading Berkshire RG1 5AU Helpline: 01734 668271 Tel: 01734 662677

Dystonia
The Dystonia Society
Weddel House13-14 West Smithfield London EC1A 9HY Tel: 020 7329 0797

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Eating Disorders
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Eating Disorders Association
Sackville Place 44 Magdalen Street Norwich NR3 1JU
Helpline: 01603 621414Tel: 01603 619090

Eczema
National Eczema Society 163
Eversholt Street London NW1 1BU
Helpline: 020 7388 4800 Tel: 020 7388 5651

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
P.O.Box 337 Aldershot GU12 6WZ
Tel: 01252 690940    Email: director@ehlers-danlos.org

Encephalitis
Encephalitis Support Group
Pasture House Normanby Sinnington York YO6 6RH Tel: 01751 433318

Endometriosis
National Endometriosis Society
Suite 50 Westminster Palace Gardens1 –
7 Artillery Row London SW1P 1RL
Helpline: 020 7222 2776 Tel: 020 7222 2781

Epidermolysis Bullosa
DEBRA
Debra House 13 Wellington Business Park Dukes Ride
Crowthorne, Berkshire RG45 6LS Tel: 01344 771961

Epilepsy
Epilepsy Action (British Epilepsy Association)
New Anstey House, Gate Way Drive, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7NW
Helpline: 0808 8005050 Tel: 0113 210 8800  Website: www.epilepsy.org.uk

National Society for Epilepsy Information Department
Chalfont St. Peter Gerrards Cross Buckinghamshire SL9 0RJ
Helpline: 01494 601400 Tel: 01494 601300

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Fabry Disease
Fabry Disease Research Fund & Support Group
10 Broadmeadow Road Wyke Regis Weymouth DT4 9BS Tel: 01305 774443

Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia Association UK,
PO BOX 206, Stourbridge, West Midlands. DY9 8YL
Tel: 0870 220 1232    Fax: 0870 752 5118 Email: fmauk@hotmail.com Website: www.fibromyalgia-associationuk.org Send large 35p s.a.e. for information pack

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Gauchers Disease
Gauchers Association
25 West Cottages London NW6 1RJ Tel: 020 7433 1121

Glaucoma
International Glaucoma Association
Kings College Hospital Denmark Hill London SE5 9RS Tel: 020 7737 3265

Glycogen Storage Disease
The UK Association for Glycogen Storage Disease
9 Lindop Road Hale Altrincham Cheshire WA15 9DZ
Helpline: 0161 980 7303 Tel: 0161 980 7303

Guillain-Barre Syndrome
Guillain-Barre Syndrome Support Group UK
Lincolnshire County Council Offices
Eastgate Sleaford Lincolnshire NG34 7EB
Helpline: 0800 374803 Tel: 01529 304615

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Haemochromatosis

Haemochromatosis Society
Holly Bush House Hadley Green Road Barnet Hertfordshire EN5 5PR Tel: 020 8449 1363

Haemophilia
Haemophilia Society
123 Westminster Bridge Road London SE1 7HR Tel: 020 7928 2020

Macfarlane Trust
PO Box 627 London SW1 0QG
Helpline: 020 7233 0342 Tel: 020 7233 0057

Head Injuries
Headway (National Head Injuries Association)
7 King Edward Court King Edward Street Nottingham NG1 1EW Tel: 0115 924 0800

Heart Disease
National Heart Forum
Tavistock House South Tavistock Square London WC1H 9LG Tel: 020 7383 7638

National Heart Research Fund
Concord House Park Lane Leeds Tel: 0113 234 7474

Heartline Network Scotland
The Mews 57 Ruthven Lane Glasgow G12 9JQ Helpline: 0800 858585

British Cardiac Patients Association (Zipper Club)
6 Rampton End Willingham Cambridgeshire CB4 5J6
Helpline: 01223 846845 Tel: 01954 260731

British Heart Foundation 14
Fitzharding Street London W1H 4DH
Helpline: 0990 200656 Tel: 020 7487 7178

Cardiomyopathy Association
40 The Metro Centre Tolpits Lane Watford Hertfordshire WD1 8SB Tel: 01923 249977

Gt. Yarmouth and Waveney Heart Care Cardiac Support(Steve Dennington)
27 Willow Road Pennington, Lowestoft NR33 7BJ
Tel: 01502 580763 Fax: 01502 580763

Herpes Simplex Virus
Herpes Viruses Association
41 North Road London N7 9DP
Helpline: 020 7609 9061 Tel: 020 7607 9661

Huntington’s Disease
Huntington’s Disease Association
108 Battersea High Street London SW11 3HP
Helpline: 020 7223 7000 Tel: 020 7223 7000

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Impotence

HIM
10 Green Corft Salisbury Wilts Tel: 01722 339100
Impotence Information Centre PO Box 1130 London W3 0BB

Incontinence
Continence Foundation
2 Doughty Street London WC1 2PH
Helpline: 020 7831 9831

Association for Continence Advice
Winchester House Cranmer Road London SW9 Tel: 020 7820 8113

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Network (IBS Network)
St. John’s Hospital Hither Green Hospital Hither Green LaneLondon SE13 6RU
Tel: 020 8698 4611 ext 8194

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Keratoconus

Keratoconus Self-Help and Support Association
58 Twyford Avenue West Acton London W3 9QB Tel: 020 8993 4759

Kidney Disease
British Kidney Patient Association
Bordon Hampshire GU35 9JZ
Helpline: 01420 472021 Tel: 01420 472021

National Kidney Federation
6 Stanley Street Worksop Nottinghamshire S81 7HX Tel: 01909 487795

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Laryngectomy
National Association of Laryngectomee Clubs
Ground Floor 6 Rickett Street Fulham London SW6 1RV Tel: 020 7381 9993

Leukaemia
Leukaemia Care Society
14 Kingfisher Court Venny Bridge Pinhoe Exeter EX4 8JN Tel: 01392 464848

Leukaemia Research Fund
43 Great Ormond Street London WC1N 3JJ Tel: 020 7405 0101

Liver
British Liver Trust
Central House Central Avenue Ransomes Europark Ipswich IP3 9QG
Helpline: 01473 276328 Tel: 01473 276326

Lungs
British Lung Foundation
78 Hatton Garden London EC1N 8JR Tel: 020 7831 5831

Lupus
Lupus UK
1 Eastern Road Romford Essex RM1 3NH Tel: 01708 731251

Lymphoedema
Lymphoedema Support Network
St. Luke’s Crypt Sydney Street London SW3 6NH
Helpline: 020 8748 2403 Tel: 020 7351 4480

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Malaria
Afra Pharma ( Gambia) Thersby Group
Admin Offices 77 Norton Road Stockton on Tees TS18 2DA
Email: admin@malariacure.com Telephone: 01642 612784 Fax: 01642 612484
Web Site: http://www.malariacure.com

Marfan Syndrome
Marfan Association UK
6 Queens Road Farnborough Hampshire GU14 6DH Tel: 01252 547441

ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis) or chronic fatigue syndrome

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ME Association,
4 Top Angel, Buckingham MK16 1TH.
Helpline: tel 0870 444 1836. Tel: 01280 818964

National ME Centre Disablement Services Centre
Harold Wood Hospital Gubbins Lane Harold Wood Romford RM3 0BE

Melanoma
Marc’s Line (Melanoma and Related Cancers of the Skin) Dermatology Treatment Centre Level 3, Salisbury District Hospital Salisbury Wiltshire SP2 8BJ Tel: 01722 415071

Meningitis
Meningitis Research Foundation
13 High Street Thornbury Bristol BS12 2AE
Helpline: 01454 413344 Tel: 01454 281811

National Meningitis Trust
Fern House Bath Road Stroud Gloucestershire GL5 3TJ
Helpline: 0345 538118 Tel: 01453 751738

Microcephaly
Microcephaly Support Group
43 Randall Road Kingsley Northampton NN2 7DGTel: 01604 713305

Migraine
British Migraine Association
178a High Road Byfleet Surrey KT14 7ED Tel: 01932 352468

Migraine Trust
45 Great Ormond Street London WC1N 3HZ Tel: 020 7278 2676

Motor Neurone Disease
Motor Neurone Disease Association
PO Box 246 Northampton NN1 2PR
Helpline: 0345 626262 Tel: 01604 250505

Motor Neurone Information and Therapy Organisation (MONITOR)
2 Rockleaze Avenue Sneyd Park Bristol BS9 1NG Tel: 0117 962 6390

Multiple Sclerosis
Berkshire Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre
26 Patrick Road Caversham Reading, Berkshire RG4 8DD
Helpline: 01734 482072

Federation of Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centres
Unit 4 Murdock Road Bedford MK41 7PD Tel: 01234 325781

Multiple Sclerosis Resource Centre (MRSC)
4a Chapel Hill Stansted Essex CM24 8AG Tel: 01279 81701

Multiple Sclerosis Society
25 Effie Road Fulham London SW6 1EE
Helpline: 020 7371 8000 Tel: 020 7610 7171

Muscular Dystrophy
FSH (Muscular Dystrophy Support Group)
2 Hamlyn Close Edgware HA8 8DB Tel: 020 8988 7888

Myasthenia Gravis
Myasthenia Gravis Association
Keynes House Chester Park Alfreton Road Derby DE21 4AS
Helpline: 0800 919922 Tel: 01332 290219

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Neurofibromatosis

Neurofibromatosis Association
82 London Road Kingston upon Thames KT2 6PX
Tel: 020 8547 1636

Noonan Syndrome
Noonan Syndrome Society
c/o 26 Hatherton Street Cheslyn Hay Walsall Staffordshire WS6 7HS Tel: 01922 415500


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Oesophageal Cancer
Oesophageal Patients Association
16 Whitefields Crescent Solihull West Midlands B91 3NU Tel: 0121 704 9860

Osteoporosis
National Osteoporosis Society
PO Box 10 Radstock Bath BA3 3YB
Helpline: 01761 472721

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Paget’s Disease
National Association for the Relief of Paget’s Disease
1 Church Road Eccles Manchester M30 0DL Tel: 0161 707 9225

Pancreatitis
Pancreatitis Supporters Network
15 Mayfield Court 59b Mayfield Road Moseley Birmingham B13 9HS Tel: 0121 4490667

Parkinson’s Disease
Parkinson’s Disease Society
22 Upper Woburn Place London WC1H 0RA
Helpline: 0207 388 5798

Phenylketonuria (PKU)
NSPKU
7 Southfield Close Willen Milton Keynes MK15 9LL Tel: 01908 691653

Phobia
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Pituitary problems
Pituitary Foundation
17-18 The Courtyard Woodlands Almondsbury Bristol BS12 4NQ Tel: 01454 201612

Plastic Surgery
PS SOS Inc.(Plastic Surgery Survivors)
7 Kennel Terrace Brixworth N6 9DL
Web Site: www.pssos.org Email: tleddington@hotmail.com
Telephone: 01604 880462

Polio
British Polio Fellowship
Ground Floor Eagle Office Centre The Runway South Ruislip Middx HA4 6SE
Tel: 0208 842 1898

Polyarteritis
Polyarteritis Contact List
15 Chepstow Grove Rednal Birmingham B45 8EG Tel: 0121 453 3349

Post Natal Depression
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Premenstrual Syndrome
National Association for Premenstrual Syndrome (NAPS)
PO Box 72 Sevenoaks Kent TN13 1XQ
Helpline: 01732 741709

Premenstrual Society
PO Box 429 Addlestone Surrey KT15 1DZ Tel: 01932 872560

Prostate
Prostate Cancer Help Line
– website at http://www.prostate-cancer.org.uk/index.asp.
Helpline Tel 0845 300 8383

PSA – prostate Cancer Support Association BM
Box 9434, London WC1N 3XX
Website at  http://www.prostatecancersupport.co.uk/

The Prostate Cancer Support Association (Kent and East Sussex Group)
Contact : Derek Sherrif, 73 Offham Road, WestMalling, Kent, ME19 6RB
Tel: 01732 841192 e-mail:derek@rmi17241.fsnet.co.uk

Prostate Help Association (PHA) Langworth Lincoln LN3 5DF
Website: http://www.pha.u-net.com/

The Prostate Cancer Charity
3, Angel Walk Hammersmith London W6 9HX
General Enquiries: 020 8222 7622 Helpline: 0845 300 8383

Psoriasis
Psoriasis Association
Milton House 7 Milton Street Northampton NN2 7JG Tel: 01604 711129

Psoriatic Arthropathy Alliance
PO Box 111 St Albans Hertfordshire
Email: office@paalliance.org Telephone: 01923 672837 Fax: 01923 672837

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Raynaud’s Disease

Raynaud’s and Scleroderma Association
112 Crewe Road Alsager Cheshire ST7 2JATel: 01270 872776

Restless Leg Syndrome
EKBOM Syndrome Support Group
2 The Green Chedburgh Bury St. Edmunds Suffolk IP29 4UE Tel: 01284 850281

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Schizophrenia
National Schizophrenia Fellowship (NSF)
28 Castle Street Kingston upon Thames Surrey KT1 1SS
Helpline: 020 8974 6814 Tel: 020 8547 3937

Schizophrenia Association of Great Britain
Bryn Hydryd The Crescent Bangor Gwynedd LLK57 2AG Tel: 01248 354048

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Seasonal Affective Disorder Association
PO Box 989 Steyning BN44 3HG Tel: 01903 814942

Shingles
Shingles Support Society
41 North Road London N7 9DP Tel: 020 7607 9661

Sjogrens Syndrome
British Sjogrens Syndrome Association
20 Kingston Way Nailsea Bristol BS19 2RA Tel: 01275 854215

Skin problems
British Association of Dermatologists
19 Fitzroy Square London WC1 Tel: 020 7383 0266

Spina Bifida
Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (ASBAH) ASBAH
House 42 Park Road Peterborough, PE1 2UQ Tel: 01733 555988

Spinal Injuries
Aspire RNOHT Brockley Hill Stanmore, Middx. HA7 4LP 020 80701

Back-Up
The Business Village Broomhill Road London SW18 4JQ
Helpline: 020 8871 5180

International Spinal Research Trust
100 Crossbrook Street Cheshunt Hertfordshire EN8 8JJ
Helpline: 01992 641999

Spinal Inujuries Association
76 St. James’s Lane London N10 3DF Helpline: 020 8883 4296 Tel: 020 8444 2121

Stress
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Stroke
Stroke Association
CHSA House 123-127 Whitecross Street London EC1Y 8JJ Tel: 020 7490 7999

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Telangiectasia
Telangiectasia Self-Help Group
39 Sunny Croft Downley High Wycombe Buckinghamshire HP13 5UQ
Helpline: 01494 528047

Thalidomide
Thalidomide Society
19 Central Avenue Pinner Middx HA5 5BT Tel: 020 8868 5309

Thyroid
British Thyroid Foundation
PO Box 97 Clifford Wetherby West Yorkshire LS23 6XD

Tinnitus
British Tinnitus Association
14-18 West Bar Green Sheffield S1 2DA Tel: 0114 279 6600

Tourette Syndrome (tourettes Syndrom)
Tourette Syndrome (UK) Association
The Administration Office
Old Grange House Southview Road Crowborough East Sussex TN6 1HF
Tel: 01892 669151

Toxoplasmosis
Toxoplasmosis Trust
61-71 Collier Street London N1 9BE Helpline: 020 7713 0599 Tel: 020 7713 0663

Treacher Collins Syndrome
Treacher Collins Family Support Group
114 Vincent Road Thorpe Hamlet Norwich Norfolk NR1 4HH Tel: 01603 433736

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