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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.

 

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Location Name: 55.94151, -3.311401. Zoom: 12

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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