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The TARGET Consortium

Support and Information

The following support groups and sources of information may be of interest.

More about GCA

POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA & GIANT CELL ARTERITIS UK

Offer information and support, raise awareness and encourage research into PMR and GCA

0300 111 5090

pmrgca@googlemail.com

POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA & GIANT CELL ARTERITIS Scotland

Offer information and support to sufferers and carers of people with PMR and GCA in Scotland

0300 777 5090

enquiry@pmrgcascotland.com

NHS CHOICE INFORMATION PAGES

NHS information about GCA

More about vasculitis 

THE VASCULAR SOCIETY FOR GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND

The Vascular Society is a charitable company. They aim to relieve sickness and preserve, promote and protect the health of the public in Great Britain, Ireland and the world.

0207 2057150

admin@vascularsociety.org.uk

VASCULITIS UK

Information for patients, carers and medical professionals

01629 650549 or  0300 365 0075

john.mills@vasculitis.org.uk or lynn@vasculitis.org.uk

VASCULITIS IRELAND AWARENESS

A support group set up for patients of all  Vasculitis diseases, their carers and interested Healthcare Professionals in Ireland

07731 582 321

Nikki@vasculitis-ia.org

More about vision loss

ROYAL NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BLIND PEOPLE

Offer support to everyone affected by sight loss

0303 123 9999

helpline@rnib.org.uk

ONE VISION

Offer support and information to people who only have sight in one eye

0845 108 3161

enquiries@one-vision.org.uk

FIGHT FOR SIGHT

A charity dedicated to providing funding to support pioneering eye research

020 7264 3900

info@fightforsight.org.uk

THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF OPHTHALMOLOGISTS

Lists a wide range of charities that are working to improve the lives of people with visual impairment

More about heart disease

BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION

Provide support and advice to those affected by heart disease, and provide funding for research

0300 330 3311

supporterservices@bhf.org.uk

HEART RESEARCH UK

Dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of heart disease

0113 234 7474

info@heartresearch.org.uk

 

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