Atrial Fibrillation Association (AFA)

01789 867 502

AFA Website: www.afa.org.uk

The AFA has an online forum - HealthUnlocked, feel free to join the conversation at afassociation.healthunlocked.com

AF Association is also on Facebook www.facebook.com/atrialfibrillation and twitter @AtrialFibUK

A list of local AF patient support group can be found on the AFA website - http://www.atrialfibrillation.org.uk

Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A)

01789 867 501

A-A is a coalition of charities, patient groups, patients, carers, medical groups and allied professionals. Although these groups remain independent, they work together under the A-A umbrella to promote timely and effective diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias.

A-A Website: www.heartrhythmcharity.org.uk

AntiCoagulant Europe (ACE)

020 8289 6875

AntiCoagulation Europe is a UK registered charity founded 2000. There aims are: The prevention of thrombosis; The provision of information, education and support ; The promotion of independence - supporting people to take an active part in their own healthcare.

ACE Website: www.anticoagulationeurope.org

British Heart Foundation (BHF)

0300 330 3311

The British Heart Foundation is the UK's number one heart charity and fund thousands of research projects around the UK that are fighting heart disease.

BHF Website: www.bhf.org.uk

The British Cardiac Patients Association (BCPA)

01223 846 845

The primary aim of BCPA is to give support, reassurance and advice to cardiac patients, their families and carers.

BCPA Website: www.bcpa.co.uk

The Stroke Association

0303 3033 100

The Stroke Association support stroke survivors to make the best recovery they can, campaign for better stroke prevention and care and fund research to develop new treatments and ways of preventing stroke.

Stroke Website: www.stroke.org.uk

Diabetes UK

0345 123 2399

Diabetes UK is the leading charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of every person affected by or at risk of diabetes.

Diabetes UK Website: www.diabetes.org.uk

Lifeblood: The Thrombosis Charity

01558 650 222

The aim of Lifeblood: The Thrombosis Charity is to increase awareness of thrombosis among the public and health professionals and to raise research funds to improve patient care.

Lifeblood Website: www.thrombosis-charity.org.uk

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

0161 705 4304

BABCP is a multi-disciplinary interest group for people involved in the practice and theory of behavioural and cognitive psychotherapy.

BABCP Website: www.babcp.com

Anxiety UK

08444 775 774

Anxiety UK works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders by providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range of services, including 1:1 therapy.

Anxiety UK Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk

National Pharmacy Association

As well as dispensing medicines, many pharmacies now offer additional services such as blood pressure monitoring which may be useful in the management of AF. More information and a list of local pharmacies can be found on their website.

NPA Website: www.npa.co.uk

Heart Research UK

0113 234 7474

Heart Research UK is a charity that has been Helping Hearts for 47 years by funding pioneering research and community projects that help people to live healthier, happier and longer lives.

Heart Research UK Website: www.heartresearch.org.uk/