Atrial Fibrillation Association (AFA)
AFA Website: www.afa.org.uk
The AFA has an online forum - HealthUnlocked, feel free to join the conversation at afassociation.healthunlocked.com
A list of local AF patient support group can be found on the AFA website - http://www.atrialfibrillation.org.uk
Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A)
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)
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
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