Genetic conditions

Information and support on a range of inherited genetic conditions. It is recognized that there are over 6,000 such conditions, with more being discovered every week. The estimate is that 1 in every 25 children in the UK is born with some form of condition.

  • Genetic Alliance UK

    This information includes details of family support for a wide range of genetic conditions, including those without a definite diagnosis.


  • Genetic Disorders UK

    A helpline and network of support for people living with a genetic condition.

    0800 987 8987


  • National Organsiation for Rare Diseases

    Information about all kinds of unusual conditions, including details of patient support.


  • NHS Direct Wales

    NHS Direct Wales is a 24 hour helpline, which can give advice about health and health services across Wales. It is staffed by experienced nurses specially trained to give advice over the phone and provide information about all your local services.

  • Cystic Fibrosis Trust

    One of the main UK organsiations there to help those living with cystic fibrosis, their families or carers. They offer all kinds of practical advice and support on everything about this condition through the website and helpline. They also have expert patient advisers in different parts of the the UK - including Wales - so that people can be helped to find the best possible care.

    0300 373 1000


  • Guts UK

    Support for individuals and families with a condition affecting the bowels, including inheritable diseases.


  • Contact a Family Wales

    This organisation provides support, advice and information for families with disabled children.

    0808 808 3555


  • Patient.info

    Extensive, good quality health information usually provided by GPs and nurses during consultation.


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