Health charities and links – Where to go for help

We have listed a selection of charities on the right-hand side menu that may be able to help you in your search. Also, the below may be of help to you.  (To download the app go to

Charity Choice UK

Browse through over 160,000 charities listed in the Charity Choice database. Organised into 28 main sections ranging from animal charities to medical research. Or if you already know the name of the charity you’re looking for just use our quick search!

Carers UK

We give expert advice, information and support. Our expert telephone advice and support service is here if you want to talk about caring.

The Patients Association

The Patients Association’s motto is ‘Listening to Patients, Speaking up for Change’. This motto is the basis on which we build all our campaigns.

Mencap The voice of learning disability

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers. 

The UK Sepsis Trust

The UK Sepsis Trust was founded in 2012 by a world leader in Sepsis, NHS consultant Dr Ron Daniels. We aim to reach out and bring together those who have survived, been bereaved by or encountered sepsis in every imaginable circumstance.

Supporting People with sight loss

We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and we’re here for everyone affected by sight loss.

SWAN UK (syndromes without a name)

SWAN UK (syndromes without a name) is the only dedicated support network available for families of children and young adults with undiagnosed genetic conditions in the UK. It is run by the charity Genetic Alliance UK