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Liver transplant support line

East Scotland

The liver transplant support line provides a telephone network of volunteers, former liver transplant patients and carers.

Our volunteers offer emotional support, non-medical advice and information to patients, their carers and their families to cope with liver transplant.

Telephone befriending is a regular telephone service to support people and help build a more positive way of life by offering:

  • an opportunity to share experiences and to feel valued and heard
  • contact between current and former liver transplant patients, carers and their families
  • support for people who feel socially isolated.

People in need of support can be referred to the service by:

  • health care professionals, eg your GP
  • social work services
  • support groups
  • family, friends or self-referral.

We aim to match people with similar experiences and common interests wherever possible. Once we have identified a possible volunteer, you will be contacted by the project coordinator.

The Liver Transplant Support Line (Scotland) is a partnership between the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit in Edinburgh and the British Red Cross.

If you would like to become a telephone befriending volunteer or find out more about what is involved, please contact us using the details below.

 

Step 1. Contact Us


West Point House
69 North Gyle Terrace
Edinburgh
EH12 8JY

0131 338 5700

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Step 2. Service Locations

  • 1. Liver transplant support line, Edinburgh

    West Point House
    69 North Gyle Terrace
    Edinburgh

    EH12 8JY

    0131 338 5700

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