Long Term Conditions

British Deaf Association (BDA)

Equality. Access. Freedom of choice. The BDA is the UK’s leading membership organisation and registered charity led by Deaf people, for Deaf people.

Website: bda.org.uk


Sense is the leading national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind. They provide expert advice and information as well as specialist services to deafblind people, their families, carers and the professionals who work with them. They also support people who have sensory impairments with additional disabilities.

Facebook: @sensecharity

Twitter: @sensecharity

Telephone or Text Relay (not SMS): 0300 330 9256

Website: www.sense.org.uk

Email: info@sense.org.uk

British Heart Foundation

British Heart Foundation’s vision is of a world in which people do not die prematurely of heart disease. They will achieve this through their pioneering research, their vital prevention activity and by ensuring quality care and support for people living with heart disease.

Telephone: 0300 330 3311 (Heart Helpline)/ 0300 330 3322 (Customer Services Centre)

Textphone: 18001 0300 330 3322

Website: www.bhf.org.uk

Email:  heretohelp@bhf.org.uk

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Guide Dogs wants a world in which all blind and partially-sighted people enjoy the same rights, opportunities and responsibilities as everyone else. Their mission is to provide guide dogs and other mobility services that increase the independence and dignity of blind and partially-sighted people. They campaign for improved rehabilitation services and unhindered access for all blind and partially-sighted people.

Telephone: 0345 143 0229 (Adult Services) 0800 781 1444 (Child and Young People’s Services)

Website: www.guidedogs.org.uk

Email: guidedogs@guidedogs.org.uk (Supporter Care Enquiries) cypservices@guidedogs.org.uk (Child and Young People’s Services)

Epilepsy Action

Epilepsy Action is the largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain, acting as the voice for the UK’s estimated 456,000 people with epilepsy, as well as their friends, families, carers, health professionals and the many other people on whose lives the condition has an impact.

Facebook: @epilepsyaction

Twitter: @epilepsyaction

Telephone: 0808 800 5050

Website: www.epilepsy.org.uk

Email: helpline@epilepsy.org.uk

Multiple Sclerosis Society

Around 100,000 people in the UK have MS. It affects two million more. Multiple Sclerosis Society offer hope for the future by investing millions in research, and help for today through our information, support and campaigning.

Telephone: 0808 800 8000

Website: www.mssociety.org.uk

Email: supportercare@mssociety.org.uk (General Enquiries)/ helpline@mssociety.org.uk (MS Helpline)