Barrett's Wessex is a regional patient support & education charity (reg. no. 1148727)

officially "Wessex Friends of Barrett's Oesophagus Campaign

(reg. no, 1127495)

On average one person an hour dies of oesophageal cancer in UK.

There may be one million people with the pre-cancerous condition, Barrett's Oesophagus, but only 10% have been identified and will be screened to minimise the risk of progression to cancer.

Please note. This site is run by non medically trained personnel. Although we take advice from medical colleagues nothing on this site should be taken as a replacement for seeing your own doctor.

 Newly diagnosed with Barrett's Oesophagus? 

 Take 20 minutes to follow the JOURNEY tab to learn more about it. 

A new, FREE book, Down With Acid, written in layman's language by a lay fellow sufferer (though fully researched and factually checked), is now available. It has its own website here:


Next Drop-ins:

(date to be confirmed)

The December newsletter is now available to download from our News/newsletters page.


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