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Health Professionals | National Asbestos Helpline

The National Asbestos Helpline works alongside health professionals every day and our service extends to provide guidance and support to practice managers, hospital staff and occupational nurses.

We offer advice and help to establish accurate diagnosis for individuals wishing to claim civil compensation and government benefits, which can make all the difference to the quality of their care and family’s future.

Call our Freephone number 0800 043 6635 if you would like to speak to us directly about asbestos-related issues.

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Can we help your department?

We offer medical staff a short presentation, which can easily fit into allocated teaching time or staff meetings, to help raise awareness of asbestos-related conditions and to advise on the help and assistance available for your patients.

The presentation includes:

  • Early warning signs of asbestos-related conditions
  • Six key questions to ask your patient
  • Information on the practical and financial advice offered by the National Asbestos Helpline

To arrange a presentation for your department, please contact Ronan Kennedy on 01244 684 471, or email

With us, it’s personal

The National Asbestos Helpline was set up to help asbestos related disease sufferers and their families.

With our knowledgeable, professional and compassionate approach, we help and support thousands of people across the UK to access financial, emotional and practical support and, where appropriate, legal representation from specialist asbestos compensation claims solicitors.

If you, a family member or a friend has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, Pleural Thickening, Asbestosis, Asbestos Lung Cancer or Pleural Plaques, we are here to help.