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Support Groups

There are a number of support groups available to patients and their carers.  These include the following:

Asbestos Support Groups

There are a number of Asbestos Support Groups (ASG) across the UK providing services for people with asbestos related diseases. Mesothelioma is just one of those diseases.  Mesothelioma UK provides list of  groups that are affiliated with the ASG Forum.  

Patient Support Groups

We also provide a list of Patient Support Groups in the UK which are specific to mesothelioma. If you would like details of a Patient Support Group added to the list please send full details to Mesothelioma UK (eg Name, address, contact number and times of opening, email, website, how often the group meets and services offered).

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

Cancer Focus NI provides support services for people with cancer in Northern Ireland. All services provided free for cancer patients and their families. 

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland
40-44 Eglantine Avenue


Nurseline for anyone worried about cancer, available free to land lines 0800 783 3339 Monday – Friday 9.00am – 1.00pm OR email helpline@cancerfocusni.org

Irish Cancer Society

Address: 43/45 Northumberland Road, Dublin 4
National Cancer Helpline:(Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm) 
Freephone from Ireland: 1800 200 700 
Freephone from UK:  00 353 1 231 0500


Armed Forces Compensation Schemes (Veterans UK) 
For help and advice please telephone 0800 169 2277