Support Groups at Transplant Units

At some point, you may face the prospect of needing a liver transplant. Support groups at most liver units in the UK are there to help you. We've put together a list of these groups:
Group
Information
Addenbrookes Liver Transplant Association (Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge)

ALTA is a charity that aims to relieve the suffering and distress of liver transplant patients and their families before, during and after transplantation.  info@alta.org.uk

LISTEN
(King’s College Hospital, London)
LISTEN is a patient-led support network at Kings College Hospital, London. It aims to provide a source of information and peer support for patients and their families before and after receiving a liver transplant at King’s College Hospital. info@listenatkings.org
A liver patient support group to help and support to patients diagnosed with liver problems, both at the monthly meetings and counselling sessions.
St James Liver Transplant Support Group 
(St James’ University Hospital, Leeds)
A liver support group offering support to all transplant patients and their families pre- and post-transplant.
LIVErNORTH
(Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne)
LIVErNORTH is a regional adult liver patient support group for people with any kind of liver disease. Our region includes Northumberland and the Scottish Borders, Tyne & Wear, Durham, Cumbria and the East Riding of Yorkshire. info@livernorth.org.uk
Royal Free Hospital, London
This support group run voluntarily by liver patients of the Royal Free
Hospital Telephone: 0207 794 0500 ext 34909.
Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh
Please contact us if you know of a support group here.

 

Other useful sources of support group information all over the UK are the British Liver Trust website and the Liver4Life website.