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Charity Formation Update

Great News - The Achalasia Action Charity is now fully registered and operational. Our Registered Charity Number is 1187367.

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St John and St Elizabeth Hospital has been a central point for Achalasia Group meetings.

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Dates For The Diary

Monthly Meet-ups:

(currently by video conference)

Sunday 14th June - 2pm

Sunday 12th July - 2pm

Sunday 9th August - 2pm

All Sunday meetups are informal and provide an opportunity to simply talk to and learn from others with achalasia. The meetings usually take place at the Lanes Coffee Shop in the Marriott Hotel, Marble Arch, London W1K 7AA. However, in the current situation will be held by video conference.

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ACAC works closely with an Italian association for achalasia patients - ALMA.

ACAC supports guts UK committed to fighting all digestive disorders.

Check out the New ACAC Health Unlocked Forum:

New - A summary of the ACAC Meeting: Food Issues For Those Living With Achalasia

(3 March 2020. Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth)

Thank you to Claire Donnelly - Dietitian at Whittington Hospital, and Majid Hashemi - Consulting Surgeon and Achalasia specialist at UCLH for hosting this meeting. The meeting minutes and video are available for review below.  

Any further Questions please do contact us.

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Check out what ACAC has been up to. Studies, Meetings and General Awareness here.