Patient support groups

Links to groups for those concerned specifically about acid reflux issues, in particular Barrett's Oesophagus.

Most groups offer drop-in events whereby anyone concerned by their symptoms may meet and discuss them with others.

Groups managed by Barrett's Wessex:       (Most are accessible using

Barrett's forum (on-line)
(coming soon)

Barrett's South (coming soon)

Groups managed by Heartburn Cancer UK:

HCUK London

HCUK East Anglia 

If there isn't a support group near you and you would like to help start one, Barrett's Wessex and Heartburn Cancer UK will be happy to advise.

Barrett's Wessex has a full guide on how to start a local support group on its website here.

(Other charities concerned with Oesophageal cancer are listed on Barrett's Wessex website here.)